Low Sugar, High Protein Granola Recipes

I mentioned before that I go in food phases.  There are stretches where I am all about eggs and weeks where I am all about smoothies but then there are days when all I am craving is some healthy, homemade granola. 

I honestly refuse to eat anything BUT homemade granola.  Most of the ones that you find in the store are LOADED with sugar and just plain unhealthy.  About a year or so ago, I decided to try my hand at making it myself so I could eat it without ingesting 50 grams of unnecessary sugar all before 7 AM.  

I honestly wasn’t sure how it would turn out, I figured it might taste bland or boring.  Thankfully, it turned out AMAZING and it also happens to be oil free, gluten free, dairy free and SUPER easy AND allergy friendly! :) 

They’re also all packed with some added protein since my secret ingredient to making them sweet (and healthy) is plant based protein powder.  I guess when it comes down to it, I can’t help adding some protein powder when I can.  From smoothies to muffins to granola, it’s kinda my jam. 

Here are a few of my favorite variations so far…

Low sugar, high protein gluten free granola recipes to fuel your morning.  Make them ahead and enjoy these healthy homemade granola recipes for breakfast.

Spiced Fig Gluten Free Granola


Healthy Chocolate Strawberry Granola

Healthy Chocolate Strawberry Granola that's gluten free, oil free, vegan and quick & easy to make! Perfect for breakfast or even a light Valentine's Day dessert!

Blueberry Vanilla Gluten Free Granola

Blueberry Vanilla Gluten Free Granola {oil free, low sugar, vegan} Perfect for breakfast, healthy snack or to fuel or refuel a run! TheFitFoodieMama.com

Don’t be surprised if you see a few more granola flavors here soon…I’ve been having a hankering for some and now that my kitchen is nearly done, I’ll have a new space to be inspired to whip some up! 

You might also like:  Pine Nut & Kale Pesto Green Eggs {Vegan, Gluten Free}

Have a recipe to share? Be sure to linkup for Foodie Friday! 

Welcome back to our weekly Foodie Friday link up! I’m linking up with Farrah from Fairyburger and Esther from Chocolate Runner Girl.  Also, make sure you hop around to check out all the amazing recipes in this link up and feel free to add your recipes as well! 

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Annmarie is a self proclaimed foodie, avid long distance runner and functional fitness coach. A DVRT Master Trainer, HKC Instructor and food allergy sufferer, she writes about strength training for runners as well as shares allergy friendly recipes for busy athletes.   She is also the owner of Strength In Motion Studio, mother of two sassy sisters and wife to a chronically busy chiropractor.   Subscribe by email for updates to get the latest workouts, advice and recipes straight to your inbox!


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