Vegan Gluten-free Pecan Sesame Seed Granola

Making homemade vegan gluten-free granola is super easy and good way to cut out all the extra additives and preserved of store bought. And lets not talk about the amount of sugar you’ll be able to cut out. We’ve added sesame seeds and pecans to the traditional recipe to give it a nice nutty kick. Other great seeds and nuts to add flaxseed, hemp seeds and or chia seed to add some hearty healthy omegas to your morning breakfast ritual. 

Ways to eat granola:

  • Yogurt
  • Oatmeal
  • Ice cream and sundaes 
  • A great additional to a baked sweet potatoes for breakfast
  • You can add nuts and dried fruit for tasty trail mix snack

Enjoy your homemade granola with a plant based milk, over vegan yogurt, or on its own! Store leftovers in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 2 to 3 weeks.

Are oats gluten-free?

Oatmeal is gluten free. The issue is cross contamination. Most commercial oats are processed in facilities that also process wheat, this ingredients can contaminate oats. For those with Celiac, Wheat allergies or intolerances even a trace amount of gluten can cause severe discomfort. The best solution is to buy oats that are certified gluten-free by the Gluten-Free Certification Organization, a branch of the Gluten Intolerance Group.

How to make vegan gluten-free granola?

Vegan Gluten-free Granola
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Making homemade granola is super easy and good way to cut out all the extra additives and preserved of store bought. 
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time16 mins
Total Time21 mins
Course: Breakfast, Snack
Servings: 4 servings
Author: thevgnway


  • Belgian Waffle Maker


  • cup Chickpea flour
  • ¾ cup All-Purpose gutem-free flour – we like Bob's Red Mill
  • 2 teaspoons Baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon Salt
  • cup Water
  • 2 tablespoons Maple syrup
  • 1 Vegan egg – we like Bob's Red Mill
  • 1 teaspoon Cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla


  • combine your dry ingredients and wet ingredients in separate containers, making sure to mix each ingredient set well before mixing them together
  • mix wet and dry ingredients together adding a little extra liquid if necessary
  • batter should be pour-able but not too thick
  • oil waffle maker and warm
  • pour mix into waffle maker making sure to turn occasionally to prevent the batter from sticking to the waffle maker
  • check waffles occasionally during rotation because the chickpea can cook faster than regular waffles
  • enjoy!
  • This is a great recipe to double and freeze some for later

If you give this gluten free vegan recipe a try, let us know! Leave a comment, or take a picture and tag and us on Instagram #thevgnway.

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