Dark Chocolate Granola

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
15 min 35 min 8
Dark Chocolate Granola
Health Highlights
Low FODMAP & gluten free dark chocolate granola recipe using quinoa flakes.


1 cup Quinoa flakes, organic
1/2 cup Quinoa puffs
1/2 cup Pumpkin seeds (pepitas) (chopped)
1/2 cup Sunflower seeds (chopped)
1/4 cup Coconut chips
3 tbsp Cacao powder, raw
2 tbsp unpacked Brown sugar
2 tbsp Maple syrup
1/2 tsp Vanilla extract, pure
3 tbsp Olive Oil, Extra Virgin
pinch Sea salt


  1. Preheat the oven to 120ºC (250ºF) bake function.
  2. Mix the dry ingredients in a large bowl (quinoa flakes,, chopped sunflower and pumpkin seeds, coconut chips, brown sugar, raw cacao powder, quinoa puffs.
  3. Mix the olive oil, vanilla and maple syrup together. Pour over the dry ingredients and mix well.
  4. Evenly spread the granola mixture over two baking trays lined with baking paper. Bake in the oven for 20 minutes, then gently shake or stir the granola and bake for another 15 minutes. Sprinkle with sea salt (to taste) and bake for another 5 minutes.
  5. Let the granola cool for 1 to 2 hours. Then store in air tight jars or containers.
  6. Enjoy a 1/2 cup serve as part of your breakfast or a snack!



Make sure you use pure maple syrup (low FODMAP) not maple flavoured syrup (potentially high FODMAP).

Quinoa puffs are often found in the gluten free section of your local supermarket.

Choose a dark chocolate that doesn't contain inulin or high FODMAP sweeteners like honey, high fructose corn syrup, agave syrup or fructose. Also avoid dark chocolate that contains high FODMAP fruit or nuts.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 177
Calories from fat 94
Calories from saturated fat 20.5
Total Fat 10.4 g
Saturated Fat 2.3 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.1 g
Monounsaturated Fat 4.8 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 19.0 mg
Potassium 176 mg
Total Carbohydrate 18.4 g
Dietary Fiber 2.9 g
Sugars 6.0 g
Protein 3.8 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Meat Alternative 0.2

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