Chocolate Keto Granola

Recipe: makes about 4-5 cups

Oven temp: 320⁰F or 160⁰C

Optional: makes yummy snack bark, though a tad fragile and keep refrigerated

Chocolate Granola

Ingredients:

  • 1 ½ cups chopped pecans toasted
  • ½ cup chopped almonds
  • ½ cup coconut flakes, toasted
  • ¼ cup pumpkin seeds
  • ¼ cup chia seeds
  • 2 tbl sesame seeds
  • 2 tbl poppy seeds
  • ¼ cup vanilla or chocolate protein powder
  • ½ cup almond butter
  • 2 tblspn tahini (optional)
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 4 tbls keto sugar syrup
  • ½ tsp stevia drops (optional for extra sweetness)
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence or almond essence (optional)
  • 1 bar unsweetened dark baking chocolate
  • 2 tbl ghee or unsalted butter
  • If too wet add some almond flour at the end and taste before adding raw egg to see if you like it sweeter, add more sugar syrup according to your preference!

Keto Hummus with black soy beans

I wish this looked tastier but trust me, it’s delicious.

• 2 cans soy black beans (15 oz ea/425 g – 5 net carbs per ½ cup)
• 2 tsp onion powder
• 2 tsp garlic powder
• 1 tsp paprika
• ¼ tsp fenugreek powder- optional
• 1 tsp cumin powder
• 1 tsp dried or fresh mint
• ¼ tsp cardamom
• 1 tsp lemongrass turmeric paste – optional
• 1 dessert spoon tahini
• ⅓ cup olive oil
• ½ juice of a lemon and zest too
• 3 tblspn sour cream
• Few saffron threads – optional

• 1 tsp Himalayan sea salt

Blend all together and dust with mint, lemon zest, paprika and a drizzle of olive oil.

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Keto Granola

I’m not sure if you have the same cravings for something crunchy while keto (I’m looking at you, pork rind treats!) But I do. Here is a very successful keto granola I made this week.

Don’t worry if you don’t have everything I used, just sub with something else of your choice or reduce the recipe

This recipe has two steps, making a simple syrup adding butter after reduction and then toasting the nut mix with the simple syrup tossed in. Keep refrigerated in sealed container after completion.

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Keto Chicken Mayonnaise

One of the quickest throw together meals for leftover chicken or a handy tin of shredded tuna (which I’m not a big fan of) is shredding a chicken breast or two, adding mayonnaise, a few other diced ingredients and seasoning. I like my Chicken Mayo’ to be chunky, have some tang and a little bit of crunch. If you want some sweetness for those non-keto members of your household, sliced grapes or small dices of firm yellow peaches or apricots are delicious too. A splash of curry powder for a spicier version is also good!

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