Are you looking for a granola without all the nuts?

If you have a sensitive stomach, you may find that eating too many nuts can upset your stomach or give you pain.

A nut sensitivity or allergy is also very common particularly if you have several food sensitivities.

For that reason I have put together a gluten free and nut free granola recipe that you can whip up very easily at home.

(Please note: If you’re still unsure on how you digest seeds, I would highly suggest you do the extra step on soaking your seeds over night. Further information found below.)

Nut Free Apple and Cinnamon Granola

Prep and cook time: 25 minutes

Makes: 2 cups (serves 7 at 1/3 cup each serve)

1 cup raw, hulled buckwheat

1/4 cup pumpkin seeds

1/4 cup sesame seeds

1/4 cup sunflower seeds

1/4 cup dried preservative free apple

1.5 tsp ground cinnamon

1/4 tsp all spice

1/3 cup coconut oil

2 tbsp 100% maple syrup

To increase the digestion and absorption of minerals in this recipe soak the buckwheat and seeds in filtered water.  Add 1 tablespoon of apple cider vinegar and soak over night for 8 hours. Drain and rinse.


  1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees C.
  2. Line a baking tray with baking paper, or use a non stick tray.
  3. Put all of the dry ingredients together in a medium sized bowl, tossing to distribute ingredients evenly.
  4. Mix 1/3 cup coconut oil and 2 tablespoons of maple syrup in a separate bowl.
  5. Pour the coconut oil and maple syrup mixture into the dry ingredients, stirring until evenly covered.
  6. Pour the mixture onto the tray, creating a thin layer.
  7. Put in the oven for 10 minutes, take out and stir.
  8. Cook for a final 5 minutes until golden brown.
  9. Serve with 1/2 cup of your choice of yoghurt ( I like coconut yoghurt) or milk and top with fresh fruit.
  10. Store in an air tight container.

Nutritional Guide

This recipe is a nutritional source of:
  • calcium, copper, iron, magnesium, manganese, phosphorous, selenium and zinc.
  • vitamin B1, B3, B6, vitamin A and E, biotin and folate.
  • omega 6
Nutrition Facts Per 1 serving (1/3 cup)

Calories: 204

Fat: 13.7     Carbohydrate: 17.1 g  Protein: 5.1 g

* this may differ slightly depending on brands used

I’d Like To Hear From You

I hope that you like this yummy cinnamon granola, minus the nuts!

Please let me know what you think in the comments below.