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Keto granola

Made with nuts, seeds, peanut butter, and extra protein from protein powder and egg whites, this low carb keto granola recipe is a perfect gluten-free keto breakfast that you can have with yogurt, milk, or on its own. It's that delicious!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Gluten-free breakfast, Gluten-free granola, Healthy granola, Keto breakfast
Servings: 10 servings
Calories: 279kcal


  • Baking tray


  • 1 cup 100g walnuts halves
  • 1 cup 150g whole almonds
  • ½ cup 70g pumpkin seeds
  • ¼ cup 35g sunflower seeds
  • 2 tablespoon chia seeds
  • 2 tablespoon sesame seeds
  • 2 egg whites (from large eggs)
  • 1-2 tablespoon granulated sweetener depends on how sweet you want your granola to be
  • 1 tablespoon protein powder
  • 4 tablespoon smooth peanut butter unsweetened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Pinch of salt


  • Freeze-dried raspberries or strawberries optional
  • Coconut flakes optional


  • Preheat the oven to 300F (150C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Place the almonds in a food processor and pulse 3-4 times for a few seconds until there are fine crumbs mixed with bigger pieces. Remove the mixture into a large mixing bowl. Repeat the process with the walnuts, pumpkin, and sunflower seeds.
  • Add the chia and sesame seeds to the same mixing bowl and mix everything to combine.
  • In the small mixing bowl, combine the egg whites, peanut butter, sweetener, salt, vanilla, and protein powder. Pour into the nut and seed mixture and mix well.
  • Place the mixture onto the baking sheet and spread evenly, pressing with a rubber spatula until one big, even slab is formed. (Bonnie, is to call it a slab even a thing?:)
  • Bake for 25-30 minutes or until toasty.
  • Remove from the oven and let it cool completely. Then, break the slab into pieces and top with dehydrated raspberries, strawberries, or coconut flakes, if desired. Serve with full-fat yogurt, cottage cheese, or whole milk.


Store completely cooled granola in an air-tight container in a dark, dry cupboard for up to 2 weeks.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 279kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 24g | Potassium: 294mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 6IU | Calcium: 75mg | Iron: 2mg