Gluten-free Grain-free Keto Dark Chocolate Granola

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A truly decadent and healthy combination of nuts and seeds. This grain-free Keto granola is easy to make, gluten-free and ticks all the boxes for a great morning start.


Perfect sprinkled over Greek yogurt, or snack on their own as a trail mix.

SERVINGS.

1 Large Jar

PREP TIME.

15 Minutes

COOK TIME.

15 Minutes

INGREDIENTS.

Dry

  • 100g raw Brazil nuts, roughly chopped

  • 100g raw almonds, roughly chopped

  • 100g raw pecans, roughly chopped

  • 50g raw coconut flakes

  • 60g mixed seeds, or one of (pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, linseed, chia seeds)

  • 60g peanut butter

  • pinch sea salt

  • ½ tsp vanilla powder/paste

  • 50g dark chocolate at 70-85% cacao, roughly chopped 


Wet

  • 30g coconut oil, melted

  • 30g Keto maple syrup (or regular, or coconut blossom nectar)


After baked

  • 50g 75% dark chocolate, chips or shaved

  • 60g dried fruit (blueberries, sultanas, raisins, dried apricot, goji berry) I used saltanas and blueberries

  • 2 tsp Maca Powder (optional)

METHOD.

  1. Preheat the oven to 180ºC, and prepare a lipped baking tray with greaseproof paper.

  2. Roughly chop all your nuts.

  3. In a big bowl add in all your dry ingredients.

  4. Then using a spatula, mix in all your wet ingredients until everything is well coated.

  5. Evenly spread the mixture onto your prepared baking tray, making sure it's as flat as possible.

  6. Bake for 12-15 minutes, mixing it up 2-3 times to evenly bake and prevent burning.

  7. Remove and add in the dried fruit, give it a good mix to combine.

  8. Let cool completely in the tray, then add in the maca powder if using.

  9. Pour into a glass jar and keep away from heat and direct sunlight.

  10. This granola will typically keep for a month or so (if it lasts that long!)


Notes:

  • If you are using toasted coconut chips add these in after baking with the dried fruit.


Storage:


  • Pour into a glass jar and keep away from heat and direct sunlight.

  • This granola will typically keep for a month or so. If it lasts that long!

SERVE THIS WITH.

  • Greek Yoghurt

  • Organic Milk

  • Sprinkled over your gluten-free porridge 

HEALTH BENEFITS.

Brazil nuts - an excellent source of dietary fibre, antioxidant Vitamin E and Selenium. (Source)


Almonds - high in protein and fibre and are an excellent source of Omega 3 and 6 Fatty Acids and Vitamin E. (Source)


Pecans - sweet tasting and an excellent source of dietary fibre and Vitamins B and E. (Source)


Coconut flakes - gives good crunch and rich in protein. (Source)


Pumpkin seeds - rich source of minerals including Iron, Zinc and Magnesium. (Source)


Sunflower seeds - high in fibre, protein and essential fatty acids. (Source)


Unsweetesned natural peanut butter - acts as a binder and provides a source of protein and Vitamins. (Source)


Chia seeds - provide all 8 essential Amino Acids and non essential Acids and a good source of dietary fibre.  (Source)


Quality dark chocolate 70-85% Cacao -  has a wide variety of powerful antioxidants and is rich in fiber, iron, magnesium, copper, manganese and other minerals. (Source)


Pure maple syrup - is a natural sweetener and contains many natural antioxidants and is a source of nutrients including zinc, potassium, manganese, thiamine, calcium, iron, magnesium, and riboflavin. (Source)

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  • Many of my recipes call for Greek products like Greek extra virgin olive oil, Greek honey or Greek oregano. It is not mandatory for it to be Greek in order to make the recipe, you are more than welcome to use a good quality alternative; just keep in mind if you are after the authentic flavours of Greece these details do make all the difference in Greek cuisine. You can shop these ingredients here.​

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  • Disclaimer: None of the health benefits listed are intended to diagnose or treat any pre-existing health conditions. Always consult a health care practitioner before making any health decisions. The benefits listed are from my own research and personal interest, and encourage you to follow the Source and do further research.

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