Monday, March 26, 2012

Grain-Free Granola Recipes

I remade my granola recipe to be GAPS-friendly/grain-free.  It's not as sweet, and it's insanely expensive, but also filling.  So we don't need as much to make us full. 

We also don't digest seeds or nuts well, so we only have this a few times a week as a treat.  But it sure is nice to have an easy meal, with so few dishes to wash.

1.  GAPS Honey Granola Recipe

3 cups of crispy almonds
3 cups of crispy sunflower seeds
3 cups of coconut chips
1 Cup of coconut oil, melted
1/2 Cup honey (you can use maple syrup or rapadura if you're not on gaps)
2 Tbls cinnamon
1/2 Tbls vanilla
1/4 tsp celtic sea salt

Grind up the almonds to almost flour-like consistency.  I do it in batches in my vita-mix, by pulsing it.  I love my Vita-Mix!  

Mix the first 3 items in a large container.  Mix the rest of the ingredients together and pour over nut mixture.  Mix well.  Bake at 30 degrees for 20 minutes. Stir and cook another 10 minutes.  Cool and store in freezer for long-term storage, or in an air-tight container in the cupboard.  

For banana, you just add 4 very ripe bananas.  I want to try this with pumpkin and apples also.   We love the banana taste in it, plus I like that it has less honey.  Yum! 

2.  Banana Honey GAPS Granola

3 cups of crispy almonds
3 cups of crispy sunflower seeds
3 cups of coconut chips
1 Cup of coconut oil, melted
4 very ripe bananas, blended
1/2 Cup honey
2 Tbls cinnamon
1/2 Tbls vanilla
1/4 tsp celtic sea salt

Grind up the almonds to almost flour-like consistency.  Mix the first 3 items in a large container.  Mix the rest of the ingredients together and pour over nut mixture.  Mix well.  Bake at 30 degrees for 20 minutes. Stir and cook another 10 minutes.  Cool and store in freezer for long-term storage, or in an air-tight container in the cupboard.

Serve with some raisins and raw milk or yogurt.  Yummo!!!  

3 comments:

  1. did you mean 300 degrees? 30 doesn't make sense to me even if its for dehydration. Thanks for the post! -Kelly (also homeschooling TJ ED and heading towards GAPS)

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