I'm NOT Granola. Am I?

The other day, my sister commented to her friend that I was "granola". I cocked my head sideways, like a confused dog, and wondered "surely she isn't talking about me". Just because I don't want my kids eating rainbow colored loops of fruit flavored cereal doesn't mean I'm one of those people. That got me thinking, AM I granola?...more

No Granola at the Hoover Dam

Flax Seed Granola with Cherry and Almond...more

Peanut Butter M&M Granola

Smooth and creamy peanut butter, a touch of honey, the crunchiest crumbles of oats and flax with mini M&Ms sprinkled throughout and best of all, HEALTHY! Granola has officially been taken to a whole new level....more

Homemade Granola Recipe

I've never been a fan of greek yogurt but once I started this fitness journey, I knew I had to implement it into my daily meal plan. Since I don't like milk, I try to find a few other dairy products to take it's place. (I have started using milk in my smoothies, though!)...more

Snack on This - Snacks, the 'in between" Meal

Eating healthy makes me hungry more often.  Does this happen to you?  I find myself wanting to eat something every 3 - 4 hours.  Then I realize, duh!, you're supposed to eat every 3 -4 hours.  After speaking to a few people about this, it was brought to my attention that this is the area where people often slip up when they are dieting....more
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Nibbles & Noshes

Changing your family’s eating habits in a world filled with processed food is not easy. Where do you even begin? I say start small and take one step at a time. Trying to completely overhaul your family’s diet at once is near impossible. Why not just start with the snacks?...more

Cardamom Spiced Granola

Good morning!  Ah, morning.  Breakfast is absolutely my favorite meal of the day.  And while you're making this granola, I think you'll be hooked too.  The warm, spicy smell of cardamom, cinnamon, and apple cider wafting through your kitchen for hours is enough to become addicted to making this crunchy and slightly sweet granola....more

Homemade Granola

I told you recently that I am a former cereal addict. Now I've virtually eliminated all boxed cereals from my diet because it's difficult to find one that doesn't include sugar or a long list of ingredients. Earlier this month I shared with you my recipe for Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal. I love starting out these cold winter mornings with a warm bowl of oatmeal. My homemade granola is another good breakfast cereal alternative....more

Honey Vanilla Granola Clusters

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Gluten Free All Natural Granola Recipe

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