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Chocolate Granola

This Chocolate Granola can be enjoyed while following the low FODMAP diet - just watch your amounts. The 1/4 cup amount is a starter suggestion; try it and see how you feel and proceed from there.

Low FODMAP Serving Size Info: Makes about 5 cups (600 g); serving size 1/4 cup (30 g)

Course: Breakfast, Snack, Treat
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Makes: 20 servings
Calories: 190 kcal
Author: Dédé Wilson

Ingredients:

  • 2 1/2 cups (248 g) old-fashioned rolled oats; use gluten-free if following a gluten-free diet
  • 1/2 cup (43 g) sliced almonds
  • 1/4 cup (30 g) cacao nibs
  • 1/2 cup rice syrup or maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup (21 g) sifted Dutch cocoa
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) neutral flavored vegetable oil, such as safflower, canola or vegetable
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Preparation:

  1. Position rack in center of oven. Preheat oven to 300°F/150°C.
  2. Toss oats, almonds, and nibs together in a large bowl; set aside.
  3. Whisk together the sweetener of choice (rice syrup will be more gently sweetened; maple syrup will be sweeter), cocoa and oil in a saucepan. Bring to a simmer, whisking often, until ingredients are combined and smooth. Pour over dry mix and use a large rubber spatula to combine thoroughly. Fold in vanilla. Spread granola in an even layer on a rimmed baking sheet.
  4. Bake granola for about 30 to 35 minutes or until beginning to dry to the touch, tossing once during baking time. Cool pan on rack. Store granola at room temperature in an airtight container for up to 1 month. We love it for breakfast with low FODMAP lactose-free milk or dairy-free milk - particularly unsweetened almond milk such as Almond Breeze - tossed onto yogurt or even eaten out of hand for a snack.

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Nutrition Facts
Chocolate Granola
Amount Per Serving
Calories 190 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Sodium 2mg0%
Potassium 107mg3%
Carbohydrates 28g9%
Fiber 3g12%
Sugar 7g8%
Protein 5g10%
Calcium 15mg2%
Iron 1.3mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.