We love granola bars because are so easy to make, they keep forever in the pantry and they are so satisfying. Low carb granola bars make the perfect breakfast treat because you just grab them and go; no need to sit down for a meal. You can enjoy a granola bar anywhere, in the bus, on the train, in your office cubicle.
As you know, we are huge fans of homemade snacks because you can control the quality of the ingredients, something that’s essential if you are on a diet. Today we are sharing some of our favorite low carb granola bars recipes. These granola bars are a cut above the rest, trust us. They are just as tasty as fancy, store-bought granola bars but they are healthier, flavorful, and more affordable:
Grain-Free Low Carb Granola Bars
Want something nutty, chewy, and sweet to snack on your daily commute? We’ve got just the thing! In this recipe, you will be making sugar-free, grain-free, and keto-friendly granola bars made from wholesome ingredients. Prep time only takes 10 minutes, perfect for hapless busybodies dying for a snack! The recipe yields 14 servings and contains 265 kcal.
1 ½ cups almonds
1 cup walnuts
2/3 cup pistachios
¼ cup pumpkin seeds
¼ cup sunflower seeds
¼ cup hemp seeds
2 tbsp. butter
1/3 cup Sukrin Clear Fiber syrup
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1 tsp. cinnamon ground
½ tsp. salt
3 tbsp. Sukrin Gold
½ cup sugar-free chocolate chips (optional)
Start by chopping the roasted almonds, walnuts, and pistachios, then set aside. On a skillet, combine the pumpkin seeds, sunflower, and hemp seeds then roast for a minute or two over medium heat. Once the aroma of the seeds is released, remove the skillet from the heat then set aside.
In a saucepan, melt the butter then spoon in the syrup, vanilla, cinnamon, salt and Sukrin Gold. Stir the ingredients then simmer for 2 to 3 minutes until it thickens. Now, pour the chopped nuts and the roasted seeds into the mixture until all the ingredients are thoroughly coated.
Line a 9 x 13 baking dish with parchment paper and pour the granola mixture evenly. Cover the top of the mixture with a piece of parchment paper, pressing the granola mixture lightly to even out the surface and spread the mixture to the edges of the baking dish. Peel off the top layer of parchment paper and let cool for about 10 minutes.
Once cooled, stick in the fridge for 14 minutes, the chilly temperature will bind the ingredients. With a sharp knife, cut the granola slab into 14 bars. Wrap each bar in wax paper then stick in the fridge for another 15 minutes. Finally, store the low carb granola bars in an airtight container.
Apple Cinnamon Low Carb Granola Bars
Here’s an insanely satisfying snack for folks with a huge sweet tooth! This granola bar recipe is 100% sugar and grain free. They’re chewy, sweet, and nutty! You can make the granola bars in advance so you have plenty of grab n' go snack on busy days. The recipe yields 5 servings and contains 164 kcal.
½ medium dessert apple
1 egg white
1 tbsp. granulated sweetener of your choice
1/3 cup flaxseed
¼ cup pumpkin seeds
1/3 cup almonds
1/3 cup hazelnuts
1 tbsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. mixed spice or pumpkin spice (optional)
Start by preheating the oven to 320 degrees Fahrenheit and lining a baking sheet with parchment paper. Combine all ingredients in the processor or a blender and process the ingredients until chunky. Taste the mixture and add more sweetener if you like your low carb granola bars sweet.
Once the granola mixture is done, pour it into the baking sheet and stick the baking sheet in the oven. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes. Take the granola slab out of the oven and leave it to cool completely on the baking sheet. When the granola slab has cooled completely, cut it into bars using a sharp, non-serrated knife. Finally, store the low carb granola bars in an airtight container or start snacking away!
Chocolate Chip Low Carb Granola Bars
These healthy granola bars are loaded with seeds and nuts. They are the perfect snack for days when you’re low on energy! But unlike your average granola bars, these granola bars are gluten-free, grain-free and of course, low in carbs! The recipe yields 16 servings and about 6 net carbs per bar.
2 cups sliced almonds
½ cup walnuts
½ cup pecans
1/3 cup goji berries
1/3 cup raw pumpkin seeds
1/3 cup sunflower seeds
¼ cup golden flax meal
¼ cup chocolate Chips
1 teaspoon cinnamon
½ teaspoon ground ginger
2 tablespoons melted butter
3 tablespoons powdered sweetener
1/3 cup Sukrin Fiber Syrup Clear
Start by preheating the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit and placing the rack in the middle of the oven. Then, line a 13 x 9-inch baking dish with parchment paper, making sure the sides are covered with the paper.
Chop the sliced almonds by hand using a sharp knife along with the pecans and walnuts. Place the chopped nuts in a mixing bowl then add the goji berries, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, golden flax meal, chocolate chips, cinnamon, ginger and powdered sweetener. Mix all the ingredients until well incorporated then pour the butter then mix again. Add the fiber syrup one by one and continue mixing.
Pour the granola mixture into the lined baking sheet, making sure to distribute the mixture evenly using a spatula. Cover the mixture with a piece of waxed paper and use a flat-bottomed glass to press the mixture firmly into the baking dish then stick in the oven.
Bake the granola mixture for 15 to 20 minutes or until the edges start browning. Once the granola slab is done baking, take it out of the oven and let rest for 10 minutes in the baking dish. After resting, remove the granola slab from the baking dish by lifting the dish lining up carefully and leave it to cool completely on a wire rack. With a sharp knife, cut the cooled granola slab into 16 bars, do not saw the knife back and forth while doing this. Finally, store the low carb granola bars in an airtight container or start snacking away!