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Grain-Free Mocha Granola

A grain free chocolate and coffee granola that's paleo friendly.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: breakfast / brunch
Cuisine: Paleo / Grain-Free / Gluten-Free
Servings: 6
Author: the Whole Smiths

Ingredients

  • 1 C. hazelnuts
  • 1 C. slivered almonds
  • 1 C. cashew pieces
  • 1/2 C. sunflower seed kernels
  • 1/2 C. shredded unsweetened coconut
  • 1/4 C. golden flax seeds
  • 1/4 C. cacao nibs
  • 3 Tbsp. cocoa powder
  • 1 Tbsp. SF Bay Coffee grounds
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 egg white
  • 1/2 C. honey
  • 1/4 C. maple syrup
  • 1/4 C. coconut oil melted
  • Mini chocolate chips optional

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 300*
  • In a small saucepan, heat honey, maple syrup and coconut oil until honey is softened (not hot!)
  • Add hazelnuts, almonds, cashew pieces, sunflower seeds, coconut, flax seeds, cacao nibs, cocoa powder, coffee grounds and a pinch of salt to a large bowl
  • Gently whisk egg white and add to honey
  • Stir to combine
  • Add honey mixture to the bowl of granola ingredients and stir thoroughly to coat well
  • Line two baking sheets with parchment paper
  • Spread granola over sheets in an even layer
  • Bake for 25-30 minutes
  • Pull out of oven and let cool completely, this is when the granola will crisp up
  • Toss in some chocolate chips at the end once granola is cooled (optional)
  • Serve with your favorite milk or as a snack