ZUKR Granola - Low GI Breakfast ZUKR

Three ZUKR Low GI Breakfasts

This recipe post has been written especially for new ZUKR family member, Mark! Hope you like it! 

Kickstart your mornings with a trio of low GI breakfast recipes that are sure to satisfy and nourish. First up, we have a crunchy and flavourful ZUKR granola, packed with a mix of seeds, nuts, and coconut oil for a delightful start to your day. If you're craving something warm and comforting, our creamy coconut porridge made with coconut flour will hit the spot, providing a delicious alternative to traditional oat-based porridge. And for a refreshing and indulgent treat, our chia pudding with a coconut twist will keep you energised throughout the morning. These recipes are not only low GI, but they also offer a delightful burst of flavours and textures that will leave you wanting more. Start your day right with these mouthwatering creations and embrace a healthier breakfast routine.

ZUKR Nutty Seed Granola:

Calories: Approximately 400 calories per 100g serving

GI Count: This nutty seed granola has a low GI, making it a suitable option for individuals looking to manage their blood sugar levels.


  • 100g sunflower seeds (3/4 cup)
  • 100g pumpkin seeds (3/4 cup)
  • 50g flaxseeds (1/4 cup)
  • 50g sesame seeds (1/4 cup)
  • 100g mixed nuts (e.g., almonds, walnuts, cashews), roughly chopped
  • 50g ZUKR (3 tablespoons)
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C (350°F). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl, combine sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, flaxseeds, sesame seeds, mixed nuts, and ZUKR.
  3. In a small saucepan, melt the coconut oil over low heat. Remove from heat and stir in the vanilla extract.
  4. Pour the coconut oil mixture over the seed and nut mixture and mix well to coat everything evenly.
  5. Spread the granola mixture onto the prepared baking sheet and bake for 15-20 minutes, stirring halfway through, until golden brown.
  6. Remove from the oven and let the granola cool completely.
  7. Store the granola in an airtight container at room temperature.

Enjoy your homemade ZUKR Nutty Seed Granola as a crunchy and satisfying breakfast or snack option. You can enjoy it with yogurt, milk, or as a topping for smoothie bowls. Feel free to customise it further by adding your favourite spices, such as cinnamon or nutmeg, for additional flavour.


Coconut Flour Porridge


  • 30g coconut flour
  • 240ml unsweetened almond milk 
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 15g ZUKR or to taste
  • Optional toppings: chopped nuts, seeds, berries


  1. In a small saucepan, whisk together the coconut flour, almond milk, cinnamon, vanilla extract, and ZUKR.

  2. Place the saucepan over medium heat and bring the mixture to a simmer.

  3. Reduce the heat to low and cook, stirring frequently, for about 5 minutes or until the porridge reaches your desired consistency.

  4. Remove the saucepan from heat and let it cool for a minute.

  5. Transfer the porridge to a bowl and add your favorite toppings, such as chopped nuts, seeds, or berries.

  6. Serve warm and enjoy the delicious coconut flour porridge.

Calories: Approximately 180 calories per serving

GI: Low


Chia Coconut Pudding Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 120ml coconut milk
  • 120ml unsweetened almond milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 15g ZUKR or sweetener of choice
  • Optional toppings: shredded coconut, sliced almonds, berries


  1. In a bowl, combine the chia seeds, coconut milk, almond milk, vanilla extract, and ZUKR. Stir well.
  2. Let the mixture sit for 5 minutes, then stir again to prevent clumping.
  3. Cover the bowl and refrigerate overnight or for at least 4 hours, allowing the chia seeds to absorb the liquid and form a pudding-like consistency.
  4. Before serving, give the chia coconut pudding a good stir.
  5. Top the pudding with shredded coconut, sliced almonds, and fresh berries.
  6. Enjoy this creamy and nutritious chia coconut pudding as a satisfying breakfast option.

Calories: Approximately 200 calories per serving

GI: Low





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