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South Beach Diet Chocolate Granola

Nutty Granola From The South Beach Diet Cookbook

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Prep Time 6 hrs
Cook Time 4 hrs
Total Time 10 hrs
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Servings 2


  • 1 cup raw walnuts
  • 1 cup raw almonds
  • ¼ cup sunflower seeds
  • ½ cup pecans
  • ½ cup unsweetened shredded coconut
  • ½ cup stevia
  • 2 tbsp butter or trans free margarine
  • ¼ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 tsp cinnamon optional
  • salt


  • Soak walnuts, almonds and pecans in water for 4-6 hours
  • Preheat oven to 200 degrees F. Drain and rinse the nuts and pat dry them using a kitchen towel.
  • Pulse the nuts to a coarse form in food processor.
  • In the meanwhile, melt the butter in a small saucepan over low heat. Mix in the cocoa powder, vanilla essence and cinnamon. Stir to combine.
  • Pour this chocolate mixture over the pulsed nuts and add sunflower seeds and salt. Stir well to combine and let the cocoa powder mix coat the nuts well.
  • Cover the baking tray with parchment paper or foil. Spread chocolate nut mixture evenly over it.
  • Bake at 200 degrees for about 4 hours straight. Remove and cool on a wire rack.
  • I served mine with cold milk.
Keyword Nutty Granola
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