Ah-mazing sugar-free orange and pecan grain-free granola. Low carb, healthy, nutritious and unprocessed real food. Who wants fortified ultra-procesesed cereals anyway?
Orange And Pecan Grain-Free Granola
If you have been following my website for some time, you know my grain-free granolas are legendary, and why I haven't bought cereals/granola for 3 years. I encourage you to read my post on cereals/granola and the top 5 myths people believe that whole grains are healthy and a great start to the day (spoiler alert- they're not).
And watch this little video to see why I ignore the food star ratings, the Heart tick and pretty much anything with a cartoon or a barn on the packaging. The video is pure gold!
Once you have made my orange and pecan grain-free granola, you might wish to try my other flavours - the basic recipe, chocolate grain-free granola , fennel & ginger grain-free granola or how about my grain-free granola bars?
I make a big batch and this lasts our family of five for 2 - 3 weeks. From the pictures I am tagged with on Instagram, looks like many of you are in this routine also.Ah-mazing sugar-free orange and pecan grain-free granola. Low carb, healthy, and nutritious.
Serve orange and pecan grain-free granola with coconut cream, unsweetened natural yoghurt, and a few low sugar berries.
Stable Blood Sugars - One reader sent me his stable blood glucose readings after enjoying my other grain-free granolas with berries and unsweetened yoghurt.
Orange And Pecan Grain Free Granola
- 500 g (8 cups) desiccated/shredded coconut unsweetened
- 300 g (2 ½ cups) sunflower seeds
- 300 g (2 ½ cups) pumpkin seeds
- 70 g (¾ cups) slivered almonds
- 40 g (½ cup) psyllium husks
- 70 g (¾ cup) pecans chopped
- 4 tbsp (4 tbsp) granulated sweetener of choice or more, to your taste
- 50 g (¼ cup) coconut oil melted
- zest of 1 orange
- Place all the nuts and seeds on a baking dish, then mix.
- Pour the melted coconut oil over the mixed nuts and seeds, add the sweetener and orange zest. Mix again.
- Bake at 180C/ 350F for 20 minutes until golden brown. You MUST stir the granola as it bakes and browns every 3-4 minutes to ensure the granola doesn't burn. Stirring it so often ensure the granola is crispy through the entire batch
- Once the entire grain free granola is browned and baked, remove from the oven and allow to cool completely before placing in storage jars.
- Serving size is ½ cup, aprox 45g.
- I store mine in the pantry, even in the summer where it should last for up to a month.
- Alternatively, store in the fridge for up to 2 months or can be frozen for up to 3 months.
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