This Grain Free Pumpkin Spice Granola is perfect for fall. It is crunchy, nourishing, and full of flavor. This healthy breakfast recipe is perfect for vegan and paleo diets.

bowl of pumpkin granola with flowers and a gold spoon

If you’re like me, then pumpkin spice season couldn’t come fast enough. As soon as I saw canned pumpkin puree in the stores, I bought several cans to re-stock my pantry.

So, if we think alike, then I just know you are going to love this new Grain-Free Pumpkin Spice Granola recipe. It’s an update from a much older version I had on my blog, but it’s been simplified for today.

The best part of this recipe is how crunchy and delicious it is. The flavor comes from the cranberries, pumpkin puree, and pumpkin pie spice, and pure maple syrup.

So, if you want a healthy granola recipe that is perfect for grain-free paleo, vegan, and gluten-free diet, then you’ve got to try this recipe.

labeled photo with ingredients for grain free granola

Recipe Steps

This grain-free granola recipe is so easy! Here is a step-by-step guide for how to make it.

Step One

Combine your ingredients in a large mixing bowl. I like to use dried cranberries that are sweetened with apple juice.

bowl of ingredients for pumpkin spice granola

Step Two

Stir your ingredients together. Don’t forget the coconut flour as it helps absorb the moisture from the pumpkin puree.

pumpkin granola ingredients mixed in a bowl

Step Three

Pour your granola mixture onto a baking sheet.

granola on a baking sheet ready to be cooked

Step Four

Bake your granola for about 25 minutes, or until it turns a golden brown. See the recipe card at the end of this post for the exact measurements and cooking temperature.

baked grain free pumpkin granola

FAQs

Can I use different nuts or seeds in this recipe?

Yes, absolutely! You can use whatever combination of nuts and seeds you like.

I don’t have pumpkin pie spice on hand. What else can I use?

Just use a teaspoon of ground cinnamon and pinch of ground ginger, instead.

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bowl of pumpkin granola with two gold spoons

Grain-free Pumpkin Spice Granola


Description

This Grain Free Pumpkin Spice Granola is perfect for fall. It is crunchy, nourishing, and full of flavor. This healthy breakfast recipe is perfect for vegan and paleo diets.


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Ingredients

  • 1 cup pumpkin seeds
  • 1 cup sunflower seeds
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 2 tablespoons coconut flour
  • 1/2 cup shredded coconut
  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/3 cup pumpkin puree
  • 2 teaspoons coconut oil, melted
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 325°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine the pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, coconut flour, shredded coconut, pumpkin pie spice, sea salt, pumpkin puree, coconut oil, and maple syrup. Stir to combine.
  3. Pour the mixture onto the baking sheet and spread it out into an even layer.
  4. Bake for 25 minutes, or until the granola starts to turn a golden brown.
  5. Remove from the oven and let the granola cool for about 10 minutes before serving.

Notes

  1. Store any leftover granola in a tightly-sealed container in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.
  2. You can use whatever combination of nuts and seeds you like in this recipe.
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: Grain Free

Keywords: pumpkin spice granola, paleo granola, granola using seeds

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