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Easy Keto Granola: 5 Ways (Crunchy Trail Mix Style)

5 easy sugar-free ways to make this healthy keto granola recipe. Read on to make pumpkin spice, sweet cinnamon “sugar”, blueberry, strawberry and coconut granola for your cereal, yogurt or trail mix!

granola stored in mason jars
can jars make great storage

Why this recipe is healthy:

preparing granola ingredients
your base ingredients for plain sweet granola

How do I prepare granola?

To prepare this quick and simple granola recipe, you won’t need any fancy equipment or even a food processor to mix ingredients. 

Who has time to whip out the food processor these days?!

What are things I can make with leftover granola? 

I love to use my leftover granola in yogurt, or with almond milk for breakfast. 

If you’re on the go or hiking, this keto trail mix is the perfect quick and easy snack.

berries, coconut, cinnamon, sweetener
dried coconut chips, strawberry, cinnamon, pumpkin spice and blueberry

What are some keto friendly ingredients for granola/snack mix? 

While you may not have the time to dehydrate or freeze-dry berries, you can pick them up in the snack aisle at most grocery stores. 

When choosing dried fruit, be sure to select a variety without added sugars or a sugar free blend.

Always check the ingredients to stay keto! 

keto granola in a bowl with spoon
Perfect for those crunchy sweet cereal cravings

Is granola keto friendly?

Typical granola may contain upwards of 300 calories and up to 30 g of carbohydrates, with added sugars and fat. 

This healthy keto granola cereal blend contains only 5 carbs and 273 calories. 

crunchy granola up close
full of delicious flavor

How to make keto granola / trail mix 

This recipe is easiest one made ahead of time for meal prep or in larger batches.

Make with a few simple ingredients, including your favorite nuts.

How long will granola keep in the pantry? 

I typically like to store my granola in reusable zipper bags or in an air-tight Mason jar and remove it when I’m craving a low carb cereal.

This recipe should keep in an air-tight container for up to a week or two, if stored in a dark cool place.

granola with almond milk
yummy coconut granola cereal with almond milk

Can I make this recipe with other ingredients? 

This recipe is completely customizable to your taste. If you prefer one over the other, simply swap it out or double it up. 

The best ingredients for keto granola / trail mix include: 

  • Sugar-free chocolate chips
  • 0-sugar freeze dried or dehydrated berries (strawberries, blueberries, blackberries) 
  • Shredded coconut flakes without added sugar 
keto granola 5 ways

Easy Keto Granola: 5 Ways

Pumpkin spice, sweet cinnamon, blueberry, strawberry and coconut keto granola that's perfect for cereal, yogurt or trail mix!
5 from 5 votes
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Course: Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cereal, keto granola, keto trail mix, low carb trail mix, quick snack
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 17 minutes
Total Time: 22 minutes
Servings: 12
Calories: 273kcal
Author: Amber @ Low Carb Quick

Ingredients

Plain Granola Cereal

Strawberry Granola Cereal

Blueberry Granola Cereal

Cinnamon "Sugar" Cereal

Pumpkin Spice Cereal

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Line a large oven pan with parchment paper or non-stick cooking spray. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, melt the stick of butter in the microwave for 35 seconds.
  • Add egg white, butter and brown erythritol (Swerve) sweetener to butter. Stir with a fork.
    mixing butter brown sweetener and egg
  • Add in nuts and pumpkin seeds to the bowl. Mix. 
  • Spread out the mixture in a thin layer on the parchment paper. Cover with another sheet of parchment paper and press down on top to flatten in a single layer.
    spreading granola with extra parchment paper
  • Bake for 17-18 minutes. Remove and let cool before cutting into chunks.
  • Make it your own with strawberry, blueberry, coconut, cinnamon, or pumpkin spice!
    5 types of keto granola cereal

Nutrition

Calories: 273kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 72mg | Potassium: 189mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 243IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 50mg | Iron: 1mg

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