Rawkin Carrot and Raisin Granola

This sugar-free granola is oat-free, made completely of vegetables and nuts. It can be baked in the oven or slowly dried in the dehydrator.

Eating Style: Dairy-free, Egg-free, Gluten-free, Grain-free, Paleo, Refined Sugar-free, Soy-free, Vegan, Vegetarian

Prep Time:

Serves: 16

Ingredients

  • 1 cup pecans, soaked in water for 12 hours
  • 3 cups almonds, soaked in water for 12 hours
  • 2 cups sunflower seeds, soaked in water for 12 hours
  • 3 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4 apples, cored, chopped and blended until smooth
  • 2 lemons, zest only
  • 4 medium carrots, grated
  • 1 cup quinoa flakes, optional
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 cups raisins

Instructions

Raw/Dehydrator version

  1. Rinse nut and seeds before placing in a large bowl
  2. Add remaining ingredients
  3. Place on a ParaFlexx sheet (it should take up at least 4 sheets) and dry on 110F for 5-6 hours

Baked version

  1. Preheat oven to 300F
  2. Rinse nut and seeds before placing in a large bowl
  3. Combine remaining ingredients
  4. Lay out on 2 cookie sheets lined with parchment paper
  5. Place in the oven for 45-50 minutes, making sure to stir every 15 minutes or so
  6. Remove from oven and stir in raisins

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Notes

If quinoa flakes are used, recipe is no longer paleo

Nutrition Information Per Serving

  • Calories: 281
  • Calories from Fat: 154
  • Total Fat: 17.1
  • Saturated Fat: 1.4 g
  • Sodium: 14 mg
  • Carbs: 29 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5.9 g
  • Net Carbs: 23.1 g
  • Sugars: 15.1 g
  • Protein: 7 g