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Granola for Diabetics

An Easy Recipe: Granola for Diabetics

Granola for diabetics, it makes a great breakfast food or snack. Store bought granola often  contains excess sugar. However, this recipe offers you a delicious blend with no added sugars. Diabetics may enjoy this granola every day. Indeed, granola shines in many recipes, though many enjoy it by itself.

granola for diabeticsYou will notice that we exclude dried fruit from this recipe. A good granola for diabetics should be low on the glycemic index and ours is. However, adding dried fruit would increase the rating. We suggest adding fresh fruit in moderation when you would like it in your granola.

As with any recipe, our granola for diabetics offers a basic plan. You should adjust the ingredients to your preferences. For instance, while ginger and nutmeg add dimension to the flavors, you might choose to include extra cinnamon instead. You might also choose other seeds. Create your own versions of our granola for diabetics!

Dry Ingredients:

  • 6 cups rolled grains. Use a mix of your favorites, maybe oats, rye, barley
  • 2 cups raw nuts such as almonds, walnuts or other favorites
  • 1/4 cup each:
    • raw pumpkin seeds 
    • sunflower seeds
    • sesame seeds
    • flax seeds, ground
    • wheat germ
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened coconut

Wet Ingredients:

  • 1.5 cups unsweetened applesauce
  • 2 Tablespoons coconut oil
  • 2 Tablespoons vanilla extract

 

Seasonings:

  • 3 Tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 Tablespoon ground ginger
  • 2 teaspoons ground nutmeg

 

Directions:

  • Preheat oven to 325
  • Mix the dry ingredients together in a large bowl.
  • Add the seasonings and mix well.
  • Mix the wet ingredients together,  then add to the dry.
  • Stir to mix well.
  • Line two baking dishes with parchment paper.
  • Spread the mixture the dishes.
  • Bake 35-40 minutes, until golden brown.
  • Stir every 10-15 minutes to ensure even browning.

Storage:

We store in glass canning jars in the refrigerator. This recipe makes about 15 cups, which allows for 30 half cup servings.

This recipe makes about 15 cups, which allows for 30 half cup servings.

 

Serving Ideas:

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granola for diabetics