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Pumpkin Spice Grain Free Granola

An addictive grain-free granola chock-full of nuts, seeds, and aromatic spices. Great as a trail mix type snack or on top of yogurt.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: breakfast, snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: grain-free granola, pumpkin seed granola, trail mix
Servings: 23
Calories: 176kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons flaxseed meal
  • 1/3 cup warm water
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • cups (8 ounces) raw, unsalted, pumpkin seeds (also called pepitas)
  • 1 cup (3½ ounces) sliced almonds
  • 3/4 cup (3 ounces) chopped pecans
  • 3/4 cup (3 ounces) chopped walnuts
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 2 tablespoons roasted unsalted sunflower kernels
  • 2 tablespoons coconut sugar
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon allspice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Stir the flaxseed and water together in a small bowl. Melt the coconut oil and add it to the flax mixture along with the maple syrup.
  • Combine the remaining ingredients in a large bowl. Re-stir the flax/oil/syrup mixture and pour it on top. Stir until all the ingredients are well combined.
  • Dump the mixture onto a parchment or silicone lined baking sheet and spread it out into one even layer. Bake on the bottom rack of the oven for 15 minutes. Stir and return to the oven for 15 minutes more.
  • Let cool completely before removing from the baking sheet.

Notes

Serving size: 1/4 cup, Calories: 176, Fat: 14g, Saturated fat: 3g, Unsaturated fat: 11g, Trans fat: 0g, Carbohydrates: 9g, Sugar: 5g, Sodium: 52mg, Fiber: 3g, Protein: 5g, Cholesterol: 0mg