January 17, 2011

New Food Trend: Making Your Own Granola


If I’m looking for a light, but filling snack during the afternoon, chances are I’m going to reach for a granola bar. Most of the time, it’s either going to be the delicious Kashi TLC Chewy Granola Bars – Cherry Dark Chocolate or Quaker Oats Chewy Chocolate Chip Granola Bars.  I stash them at my office desk, in my car and sometimes, in my purse. Hey, you never know when hunger is going to strike!

Despite the fact that I eat granola bars all the time, I’ve never tried to make my own. The reason why I bring this up is because making your own granola seems to be a rising trend among food bloggers. Keep reading for more info!
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June 4, 2010

Rice Krispies Are Not As Healthy As You Might Think

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I’m the type of person that eats cereal at least once a day, and it’s not even always for breakfast. It can also be my mid-afternoon snack or my late night munch. Usually, I’ll eat Chex, Rice Krispies or if I’m craving something sweet, Cinnamon Toast Crunch. Are these cereals healthy? As much as I wish that they were, I highly doubt it.

But Kellogg had made that claim on the cereal box of one of my all-time favorites: Rice Krispies. On the front of the box it says that the cereal “now helps support your child’s immunity,” with “25 percent Daily Value of Antioxidants and Nutrients – Vitamins A, B, C, and E.”
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