There are two types of people, those who eat sweet breakfast and those who eat salty breakfast. The rest of the classifications are secondary. If you belong to the first group, the temptations are multiplied and it is easier to fall into
temptation with the croissant from the bakery under your house or with the churros from the bar. But don’t worry, because there are also
healthy breakfast options without giving up the sweet. To start, start looking for a good substitute for sugar, and then give other foods like sugar a try.
Big wavethat is not only very good, but that gives you all the
energy and fiber What do you need to start the day?
Granola is a mixture of
seeds, cereal, grain and sometimes dehydrated, dried fruit and even delicious dark chocolate. It was created by
caleb james Jackson, an American doctor who gave it the initial name “granula”, in the mid-1800s. Granola is ideal to combine with
coffee or yogurt and, although it also contains sugar and fat, it is a very healthy breakfast.
The benefits of granola
It is a great source of
fiber (a cup of granola can provide up to 4 grams), so it improves intestinal function, fights
cholesterol and helps control blood sugar. In addition, the healthy fats in its composition provide us with a lot of
Energywhat makes it a food
very satiating, so the temptation to snack between meals will decrease.
But this is not all, since it helps to reinforce the system
immunological and it is a good source of vitamins, minerals and proteins such as vitamin E, folic acid, thiamin, magnesium, phosphorus, copper, zinc and selenium. In addition, thanks to nuts, you get the necessary contribution of monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fatty acids, which improves brain function and helps control blood pressure and diabetes.
sportsman? Granola can also help you. Experts recommend it in a bodybuilding diet for its very high contribution
energeticso you can consume it both at breakfast and in the form of snacks before or after your workout.
Dare to do it at home
you can always buy it
donebut the vast majority include more sugar than necessary, which is why we encourage
make it at home. How? Too easy:
– 100 g oat flakes
– 50 g uncooked quinoa
– 25g hazelnuts
– 25g almonds
– 15g pumpkin seeds
– 15 g chia seeds
– 15 g sunflower seeds
– 65 g coconut oil or extra virgin olive oil
– 40 g date paste, honey, maple syrup or peanut butter
– 15 g dark chocolate chips
– Preheat the
kiln at 180ºC.
– Wash the
quinoa with plenty of water and drain.
– Mix all ingredients
solids minus the chocolate.
Heats up the oil (coconut or olive) and the sweetener (dates, syrup, honey or peanut butter) for about 20 seconds in the microwave and integrate it with the rest of the ingredients, mixing everything well.
– Spread the mixture as much as possible on the
baking tray lined with parchment paper and bake for 15 to 20 minutes until toasted but careful not to burn.
– Take it out of the oven, mix it with the
dark chocolateLet it cool and store it in an airtight glass jar. Now it’s ready to be mixed with your yogurt for a sweet breakfast with no regrets.