The Health Benefits of Granola for Breakfast

As always, mom was right. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But choosing what to eat in the morning can be difficult. There are so many options out there, some unhealthy, and some cleverly packaged as healthy. Really, what is healthy and convenient? Carefully chosen granola is a simple, well-rounded breakfast that’s…


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Mixed Berry Vegan Gluten-Free Fruit Crisp Recipe

Nora decided to head to the beach last week to get away for weekend. One of her favorite things to do when at the coast is pick fresh berries. Once she got home, she decided to turn her fresh fruit into a mixed berry vegan gluten-free fruit crisp that we decided was worthy of sharing…


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Why Granola Is The Best Post Workout Meal for Muscle Gain

Granola is a trusty go-to snack for people everywhere, but did you know it’s also one of the best post workout meals for muscle gain? It’s delicious, nutritious, and has tons of health benefits all on it’s own, but granola is also a very adaptable and customizable meal with an almost endless supply nutritious additions….


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Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie

Lately, I’ve been looking for some new ways to add some more kick to my breakfast. I recently switched my exercise schedule to the mornings and wasn’t feeling like I was getting enough substance from my basic breakfast go to’s. I’ll make smoothies or eat Nora’s Kitchen Granola with cashew milk, but I had a…


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Is Granola Good For You? Let’s Check The facts!

Is granola good for you? Yes! In general, granola is very good for you, but as we will discuss further below, not all granola is created equal. An interesting granola fact is that according to the USDA, a half cup of homemade granola usually has 8 grams of protein, 5 grams of fiber, 12 grams…


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Toasted Vegan Granola Cookies Recipe

Toasted Vegan Granola Cookies Recipe Everyone seems to have a treat they love to pair with coffee or tea. Whether it is a cookie or a croissant, we just can’t seem to break the habit. Cookies are well known for being the go to in this scenario, but how often do we find a gluten-free…


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What Does Gluten-Free Mean And Is It Right For Me?

If you search Google for “What does gluten free mean?” the top result will likely be a dictionary definition that looks something like this: glu·ten-free ˌɡlo͞otnˈfrē/ adjective (of food or a diet) not containing gluten. “organic gluten-free pasta” A More Detailed Answer to “What Does Gluten Free Mean?” I think it’s safe to assume most of us…


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Vegan Gluten-free Buckwheat Seed Salad

Despite its name, buckwheat is not actually a wheat! It’s actually a seed, which is not only gluten-free, but high in protein, fiber and a whole bunch of other nutrients and antioxidants. It has almost a nutty taste to it and is common in Russian, Asian and Mediterranean food. You may see it being used…


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The Woman Behind Nora’s Kitchen Granola

To learn about Nora’s Kitchen Granola we need to understand the woman who started it all. Nora the creator, the maker, the baker. From her kitchen to yours, Nora has always had one intention in mind and that is to help others. A Little About Nora When Nora first created Nora’s Kitchen Granola, it was…


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How A Gluten Free Diet Plan Can Improve Your Happiness & Health

Why would I go on a gluten free diet plan? Most people who decide to go on a gluten-free diet plan do so for many different reasons, but the type of gluten-free diet and specific  lifestyle changes they are seeking  may also vary from person to person. Going gluten-free means different things to different people….


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