Granola is a delicious and nutritious cereal-like snack for those looking to incorporate healthier foods into their diet. But it’s important to check the nutritional value as some granola packs are full of unhealthy added sugars and fat to achieve a good taste.
We’ve compiled this list of the top healthy yet delicious granola brands that you can count on to not increase your calories unnecessarily.
A Ketosis diet calls for a low carb intake, and this includes sugar. If you’re looking for a granola option with little to no sugar, try this option from Amazin’graze which uses only Monk Fruit, a keto-approved sweetener.
The granola claims to have 5% less sugar and fewer calories than other brands. It consists of a flavourful combo with strawberries, white melon seeds and unsweetened coconut chips to provide fibre and vitamins in order to meet your daily requirements.
If you’re having pregnancy cravings for some granola, then try the Etblisse Purple Star Crunch granola. It’s fortified with loads of nutrients such as vitamin E, beta carotene, fibre and calcium to help your baby grow big and strong.
The granola is packed with healthy carbohydrates and protein such as oats, purple sweet potato, brown rice, coconut, and raisins. There’s also whole wheat, malt, corn, cranberries, diced pineapple, diced papaya, almond and calcium carbonate - all of which makes up for a delectable, nutritious meal.
Each serving is only 83 calories, and contains no trans-fat and high fructose corn syrup. How healthy can you get?
Well-loved for their chocolate malt drink for decades, the latest addition to Nestle’s Milo line is their Protein Granola. Ideal for providing necessary proteins, minerals and vitamins to a child’s growing body, these tastes great whether with milk or on its own.
Japanese food giant Calbee has quite a wide variety of tastes for their granolas. The brand has gone all out to provide the best ingredients in their granola which includes brown rice, coconut and dried fruits like papaya, raisins, apples as well as strawberry.
There’s also added vitamins and minerals to ensure you start the day with enough nutrition and keep yourself fuelled up much longer.
Sante’s Granola makes for a great snack or breakfast as it comes in a tasty chocolate flavour that is not only delicious, but also high in fibre. It is also vitamin-enriched and low in sugar as well as contain no wheat which is good news for those who are wheat gluten intolerant.
Kellogg’s are best known for their breakfast cereals, so it’s not so surprising to see their take on a granola breakfast cereal. Their version is high in fibre, protein, vitamins and minerals to provide sufficient energy for you to start the day. As with other Kellogg’s cereals, this one would taste best with cold milk or yogurt.
Best granola for acai bowls and parfaits
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Nestle’s Fitnesse granola consists of a winning blend of wheat flakes, oats, barley malt, pumpkin seeds, rice crisps and sunflower oil. Although not the healthiest choice as it has been sweetened with sugar but it is a good compromise between being healthy and tasty. The crunchy granola acts as a nice topping to an Acai bowl with frozen fruits or parfaits.
Dasto’s granola is a low calorie snack that is delicious and healthy with its blend of oats, pumpkin seeds, dried coconut, almonds, raisins and dried mango. With all that ingredients, make this granola a high-protein, high-fibre and low-carb food to keep you full for longer.
Sweetened with palm syrup instead of sugar as well as containing 0% trans fat, this granola is a good choice if you are diabetic or want to lower your sugar intake.
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