This nut-free, gluten-free, and grain-free coconut hemp seed granola is a much healthier alternative to the store-bought sugar-loaded version. It’s lightly sweetened with pure maple syrup and includes a variety of nourishing seeds and coconut flakes. Feel free to play around with the ingredients and substitute with nuts if you wish.

Grain-Free Coconut Hemp Seed Granola [Vegan, Grain-Free, Gluten-Free]

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Serves

6

Cooking Time

35

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Ingredients

  • 3 cups unsweetened coconut flakes
  • 1 cup hemp hearts
  • 1 cup raw pumpkin seeds
  • 1/2 cup raw sunflower seeds
  • 1/2 cup sesame seeds
  • 4 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon unrefined sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract (or 1/2 teaspoon vanilla bean powder)
  • 1/3 cup pure maple syrup
  • 3 tablespoons coconut oil, melted
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Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 300°F and line a baking dish with parchment paper.
  2. Add the dry ingredients to a large bowl and toss to evenly coat the coconut and seeds with spices.
  3. Pour in the vanilla, maple syrup, and coconut oil and stir to combine. Spread mixture evenly on the lined baking dish and place in the oven.
  4. Bake for about 25 minutes until crisp and golden-brown around the edges, turning the dish half-way for even cooking.
  5. Let it cool completely before breaking it up into clusters.
  6. Store in an airtight container in the pantry for a few weeks or in the freezer for months.
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Nutritional Information

Per Serving: Calories: 602 | Carbs: 26 g | Fat: 49 g | Protein: 38 g | Sodium: 133 mg | Sugar: 11 g Note: The information shown is based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.