Diabetes Recipes

Granola

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Nutrition Facts

Makes: 14 Serving(s)


Amount Per Serving


Calories: 400


Total Fat: 25g


Saturated Fat: 10g


Cholesterol: 0mg


Sodium: 10mg


Total Carbohyrdates: 40g


Dietary Fiber: 7g


Sugars: 11g


Protein: 10g


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Make this for: Breakfast

This Recipe Makes: 14 Serving(s)

Summary

This simple-to-make version of an old favorite allows you to avoid the additives and hydrogenated oils that are found in most commercially processed granola.

What you'll need

  • 6 cup rolled oats
  • 1 1/4 cup unsweetened coconut
  • 1 cup chopped almonds
  • 1 cup raw, shelled sunflower seeds
  • 1/2 cup sesame seeds
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup organic coconut oil

Instructions

  • Step 1
    Preheat oven to 325 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Step 2
    Mix dry ingredients together in a large bowl.
  • Step 3
    Combine honey and oil in a saucepan and heat to a liquid consistency. Pour over dry ingredients. Mix well. Flatten into a baking pan.
  • Step 4
    Bake for 15-20 minutes. Cool and store in an airtight container.
  • Step 5
    Serve with milk substitute and/or fresh fruit.
  • Step 6
    SUBSTITUTIONS: You can prepare this recipe with many different nuts and seeds and even dried fruit if you are not diabetic. For a change add 1/2 cup of almond butter or tahini. You can also try brown rice syrup instead of honey.

Diabetic Exchanges

  • Starch: 2
  • Fat: 4
  • Meat/Meat Substitutes: Lean: 1/2
  • Carbohydrate: 1/2