Breakfast is one of the most important meals of the day. Therefore, after prolonged fasting of 8 to 9 hours, it is important to have a nutrient-packed meal devoid of refined sugars. Try this sugar-free granola to give your morning breakfast a protein-rich, high fiber kick.
Is granola good for you? Generally, granola that has less sugar will also be lower on the glycaemic index. Moreover, granola is typically a good source of iron, zinc, and magnesium.
Packed with the goodness of oats, yogurt, flax seeds, and almonds, this granola is the perfect way to start your day. It is not just super healthy but also delicious and easy to make.
How to Make Sugar-free Granola
Total Cook Time: 45-50 minutes
- Rolled oats- 2 cups
- Sunflower seeds- 1½ tbsp
- Pumpkin seeds- 1 tbsp
- Sesame seeds- 1 tbsp
- One packet of flax seeds (14 gms)
- Orange juice- 1/4 cup
- Olive oil- 2 tbsp
- Half a handful of strawberries/apple
- Hung yogurt- 2 tbsp
- 10 skinned almonds, cut into slivers.
- Preheat the oven to 325° F.
- Mix the orange juice into the oats.
- Add the rest of the ingredients and spread them evenly onto a baking tray.
- Bake it for 45 minutes and keep turning the mixture frequently.
- Leave it aside until it cools.
- Add the hung yogurt, almonds, and fresh fruits.
- If you feel indulgent, you can add a teaspoon of honey.
Tip: Don’t mix the yogurt and fruit way before serving the sugar-free granola. Else it will be too dry.
Read More: Why should Diabetics Eat more Oats?
Eating the right kind of food is great for your sugar levels. However, it is also important to know your sugar levels in order to plan your meals accordingly. Buy an easy-to-use glucometer to track your numbers regularly.
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