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Keto Granola

A fantastic granola that is high in protein and healthy fats, and low in carbs.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy granola bars, keto, keto granola, low carb, low carb granola
Servings: 15
Calories: 209kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 cup almonds lightly toasted*
  • ¾ cup pecans
  • ½ cup sunflower seeds lightly toasted*
  • ½ cup pumpkin seeds lightly toasted*
  • 3/4 cup chia seeds
  • cup flax seeds
  • cup sesame seeds lightly toasted
  • ½ cup Stevia powdered
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 egg whites
  • pink Himalayan salt to taste

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 250°F
  • Line a baking tray with parchment paper or use a silicone liner.
  • Lightly toast almonds, pecans, sunflower seeds, and pumpkin seeds in a large skillet over medium heat 4-6 minutes. Then transfer to a large bowl and set aside
  • Lightly toast sesame seeds over medium/low heat for 4 to 6 minutes, until just lightly golden.
  • Add sesame seeds, stevia, and cinnamon to a food processor and pulse a couple times until powdered and mixed thoroughly.
  • Add sesame sugar to bowl with nut mix and stir to combine. Set aside
  • In a separate bowl, beat egg whites with an electric mixer until soft peaks form. Fold gently into granola mix until fully combined.
  • Spread mixture onto prepared baking tray in a single layer and sprinkle with pink Himalayan salt.
  • Bake for 45-50 minutes, stir every 15 minutes or so.
  • Allow to cool completely
  • Break up in chunks and store in an airtight container for up to a week, in the fridge for 2, or in the freezer for up to 2 months.

Notes

*Lightly toasting the almonds, sunflower seeds and pumpkin seeds in a pan or skillet brings out the natural sweetness and richness. But you can skip this step if desired.
Recipe adapted from: https://www.gnom-gnom.com/top-secret-grain-free-keto-granola/

Nutrition

Calories: 209kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 10mg | Potassium: 220mg | Fiber: 6g | Vitamin A: 5IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 129mg | Iron: 2.3mg