Low-Carb Granola

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I know some people love a sweet breakfast, and while there are plenty of sweet options most of these lack all-important protein and are loaded with carbs and sugar, which is not a great way to start the day. This recipe uses high-protein nuts and seeds to create a delicious sweet granola the whole family will love. If you are on a low-carb diet this recipe is about to become your new best friend!

The recipe makes 6 cups of granola

Low Carb Granola

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 6 cups

Ingredients

Instructions

Thermomix Method

  • Preheat oven to 150°C.
  • Place almonds, hazelnuts and macadamias in TM bowl, chop for 1 second, speed 6. Set aside.
  • Without cleaning bowl, add vanilla bean and xylitol, mill for 20 seconds, speed 9.
  • Add coconut oil, melt for 3 minutes, 100°C, speed 2.
  • Add chopped nuts, sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, shredded coconut, sesame seeds and chia seeds. Mix for 20 seconds, reverse speed 3. Spread mixture evenly on two lined baking trays.
  • Toast in the oven for 10 minutes. Stir and continue to toast for a further 10 minutes, or until caramelised.

Conventional Method

  • Preheat oven to 150°C.
  • Place almonds, hazelnuts and macadamias in a food processor and pulse until chopped into pieces, but not too fine.
  • Add vanilla bean paste and xylitol, pulse until combined.
  • Pour nut mixture into a large bowl and add melted coconut oil
  • Add sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, shredded coconut, sesame seeds and chia seeds. Mix until combined.
  • Toast in the oven for 10 minutes. Stir and continue to toast for a further 10 minutes, or until caramelised.
  • Allow mixture to cool then transfer to store in an airtight jar.
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Course Appetizer, Baking - Sweet, Breakfast, Dessert, Freezer Friendly, School Lunches, Snack
Keyword chia seeds, hazelnuts, macadamia nuts, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds
Allergy Dairy Free, FODMAP Friendly, Gluten Free, Lactose Free, Legume Free, Nightshade Free, Peanut Free, Refined Sugar Free, Salt Free, Soy Free, Wheat Free
Value Halal, Kosher, Vegan, Vegetarian

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About the Author: Alyce Alexandra

Alyce Alexandra is the bestselling author of seven thermo cooker cookbooks. She has her own range of thermo cooker accessories, runs her own thermo cooker cooking school and is creator of The TM Shop, selling all things thermo cooker related. Alyce is passionate about every avenue of food, from seedling to stomach. Her mission is to get people cooking, more often and from scratch, by showing how easy, achievable and rewarding home cooking can be. Her unpretentious, work-every-time recipes have made her a much-loved figure in the thermo cooker community. She lives, gardens, writes, cooks and eats in Victoria, Australia.

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