Tag: granola

Gluten-Free “Birdseed” Granola

by in Gluten-Free, May 22, 2014

We love a wholesome and hearty breakfast to begin our days, and this granola has four different whole grains in it, so it is exactly that! It’s a great breakfast (or snack) for summer, paired with berries and yogurt. We jokingly call this granola “birdseed” because it looks a bit like it, with the milletRead more

6 “Healthy” Kids Snacks That Aren’t

by in Back to School, Healthy Tips, September 1, 2010

Feeding your kids can get confusing. Between pushy food marketing and bewildering food labels, it’s no wonder that most folks are misled as to which kids snacks are really healthy. To all my mom friends who’re always asking me about healthy snacks, here’s the real deal on what you’ve been buying (yes, I usually just smile politely).

Weekly Bits: Snack Happy

by in Reader Tips & Comments, January 23, 2010

Snacks are an important part of any healthy eating plan — provided you’re snacking on the right things. This week’s compilation of reader comments has plenty of healthy between-meal ideas, from favorite snack bars and homemade granola to a frozen treat for your sweet tooth.

Make Your Own Granola

by in Healthy Recipes, September 15, 2009

Granola is the classic healthy food, right? Not exactly. Many packaged granola mixes are drowning in sugar, fat and calories, but don’t worry — there are ways to work it into a healthy diet, especially when you make your own.