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Low carb keto granola in a glass jar

Homemade Low Carb Keto Granola with Nuts Recipe

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  • Author: Susan Ramirez
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 24 servings 1x
  • Diet: Diabetic


Welcome to a delightful culinary journey that not only caters to your taste buds but also aligns seamlessly with your commitment to a healthy lifestyle. 

Today, we embark on a culinary adventure with a Low Carb Keto Granola Recipe that not only embraces the principles of the keto diet but also delivers a crunchy, flavorful experience that stands in stark contrast to the often sugar-laden, store-bought granolas.


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  • 1/4 cup of Coconut Oil
  • 1/2 cup of Almonds
  • 1/2 cup of Pumpkin Seeds
  • 1/4 cup of Cashews
  • 1/2 cup of Sesame Seeds
  • 1/4 cup of Unsweetened Coconut Flakes
  • 1/2 cup of Keto-Safe Berries - Blueberries, Strawberries or Raspberries


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Mix your nut mixture with the coconut oil in a large bowl and spread onto a sheet pan lined with parchment paper in an even layer. 
  2. Place your homemade keto granola in your preheated oven and bake uncovered for 15 minutes. Turn your sugar-free granola over in the pan half way through cooking.
  3. Remove from oven and cool to room temperature. You now have the perfect low carb keto granola cereal addition.


  • Nuts and Seeds Variety:
    • Use a mix of almonds, walnuts, pecans, sunflower seeds, and pumpkin seeds for a diverse texture and flavor.
  • Coconut Flakes:
    • Include unsweetened coconut flakes for a tropical touch and added crunch.
  • Sweetener Choice:
    • Opt for a keto-friendly sweetener like erythritol, stevia, or monk fruit to keep the granola low-carb.
  • Healthy Fats:
    • Add healthy fats by incorporating coconut oil or ghee for a rich flavor and crispiness.
  • Flavor Enhancers:
    • Include vanilla extract and a pinch of cinnamon or nutmeg for a warm and aromatic flavor profile.
  • Liquid Binder:
    • Use egg whites or a vegan alternative like aquafaba to bind the ingredients together without using traditional grains.
  • Pre-soak Nuts and Seeds:
    • Soak the nuts and seeds beforehand to enhance digestibility and nutrient absorption.
  • Gentle Mixing:
    • Mix the ingredients gently to avoid breaking the nuts and keep larger clusters in the granola.
    • Spread Evenly:
      • Spread the mixture evenly on a baking sheet to ensure uniform baking and achieve a consistent texture.
    • Bake at Low Temperature:
      • Bake at a low temperature (around 325F) to prevent burning and allow flavors to develop gradually.
    • Stirring Interval:
      • Stir the granola halfway through the baking time to ensure even cooking and avoid uneven browning.
    • Cool Completely:
      • Allow the granola to cool completely on the baking sheet before transferring to a storage container. This helps in retaining crispiness.
    • Storage Tips:
      • Store in an airtight container to maintain freshness. Add a small packet of silica gel to prevent moisture and keep the granola crispy.
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Method: Bake
  • Cuisine: American


  • Serving Size: 2 tablespoon
  • Calories: 74
  • Sugar: 0.7 g
  • Sodium: 1.3 mg
  • Fat: 6.3 g
  • Carbohydrates: 3.1 g
  • Protein: 2.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg