Aisling Larkin better for you granola

This low sugar, high fibre granola recipe is a healthy and delicious option for breakfast or snack time. It’s packed with healthy fats, fibre, and protein to keep you feeling full and satisfied throughout the day. 

​​Satiety and satiation are important concepts when it comes to managing our hunger and controlling food intake. Satiety refers to the feeling of fullness and satisfaction that occurs after a meal, while satiation refers to the point at which a person stops eating due to feeling full. When we feel fully satiated in the morning These concepts are important in understanding how different foods and eating patterns can affect hunger and fullness, and ultimately impact weight management and overall health.

You will notice this recipe has slightly less nuts than average but more seeds. Also did you know avocado oil is a huge trend for 2023 and has lots of health benefits. 

Learn more about avocado oil here. 

The addition of more seeds than nuts is again to boost our nutrition. I also love to use the milled seeds as a boost in all of my granolas and on top of my porridge. I also love the sesame seeds. They are one of those plant based foods that are loaded with umami. That’s my secret little flavour boost for you today. Keep an eye out for the black and white sesame seeds. Plus, the recipe is customisable so feel free to add or subtract any ingredients to fit your personal preferences!




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Aisling Larkin better for you granola

My High Satiety Granola

This low sugar, high fibre granola recipe is a healthy and delicious option for breakfast or snack time. It's packed with healthy fats, fibre, and protein to keep you feeling full and satisfied throughout the day.
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Ingredients

  • 200 g rolled oats
  • 50 g raw almonds chopped
  • 50 g raw pecans chopped
  • 50 g unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 50 g ground flaxseed
  • 50 g chia seeds
  • 50 g sesame seeds
  • 50 g pumpkin seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 50 g avocado oil / coconut oil / vegetable oil melted
  • 50 g honey
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 150°C.
  • In a large bowl, combine the rolled oats, chopped almonds, chopped pecans, chopped cashews, shredded coconut, ground flaxseed, chia seeds, salt, and ground cinnamon.
  • In a separate small bowl, whisk together the melted coconut oil, honey, and vanilla extract.
  • Pour the wet ingredients over the dry ingredients and stir until everything is well coated.
  • Spread the mixture evenly on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  • Bake for 25-30 minutes, stirring every 10 minutes, until the granola is golden brown and crispy.
  • Remove the baking sheet from the oven and let the granola cool completely on the pan.
  • Once the granola is cool, transfer it to an airtight container for storage.

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