Snacks are very popular among most people. But if you eat low-carb because you are diabetic or would like to loose some pounds, this can be quite a challenge.
An ideal snack would normally consist of a muesli bar or granola bar. But those two are not ideal at all as they are full of sugars and carbohydrates.
Fortunately I have the solution. You will learn how to make a healthy low-carb granola bar below.
Muesli and granola bars are a very important part of the diet of the average person.
Especially since they are very easy to eat on the go.
Many people automatically think it is a healthy snack because it says muesli or granola. But the exact opposite is true.
Muesli bars and granola bars generally contain:
Those are the healthy ingredients. But to make it into a bar and to add flavor, the bars most of the times contain:
And those are the ingredients you want (and need) to avoid.
These ingredients are especially in granola bars you can buy in stores like Walmart, Target and Woolworth's.
So if you want to eat a healthy low-carb granola bar without sugar, I recommend you to make it yourself.
The low-carb granola bar recipe below contains many healthy ingredients. For example, it contains nuts, seeds and grated coconut. If you like peanut butter, you can also add a tablespoon of peanut butter.
The photos and recipe of the low-carb granola bars
Is the water already starting to run in your mouth? Then go all the way down for the complete recipe of these sugar-free and low-carb homemade granola bars.
Not only do we have a recipe for sugar-free granola bars, but we also have a recipe for low-carb muffins.
You can eat this just like the muesli bar during breakfast or as a snack. Both recipes are delicious and great if you have problems with your bloodsugar levels or weight.
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Low-Carb Granola Bars with Nuts and Seeds (Sugar-Free Recipe)
- 285 gram almonds
- 30 gram pumpkin seeds
- 30 gram coconut flakes
- 30 gram hemp seeds
- 50 ml Sugarfree syrup
- 60 gram butter
- 50 gram erythritol powder
- 10 ml vanilla extract
- 0,5 tsp salt
- Cover an oven dish of 20 x 20 cm with baking paper.
- In a bowl, mix the almonds, pumpkin seeds, grated coconut, and hemp seeds.
- In a saucepan, heat the syrup, butter, erythritol powder and salt for a few minutes and stir until smooth. Remove from the heat and briefly mix in the vanilla extract.
- In a bowl, mix the syrup mixture with the nut mixture and then put the mixture in the oven dish. Press the mixture with a spoon (don't forget the edges!).
- Let it cool completely to room temperature and lift it out of the baking dish with baking paper. Carefully cut into strips.