4 Different Types of Vegans

The Vegan Society’s definition of veganism is “a way of living which seeks to exclude, as far as is possible and practicable, all forms of exploitation of, and cruelty to, animals.” The critical difference between vegans and vegetarians is that vegans omit animal-based products entirely from their lives, including dairy, eggs, and honey. Some go…


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What Happens When You Go Vegan

Changing from an omnivorous diet to a vegan diet can result in a plethora of changes to your body, both good and bad. Those coming from an omnivorous diet may see more of these changes as their bodies adjust away from dairy and meat products. Research has found that a vegan diet can be very…


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Vegan Gluten-Free Granola Muffins

Another healthy, yet delicious breakfast treat with Nora’s Kitchen Granola! In just 30 minutes, you’ll have 12 vegan, gluten-free granola muffins to help balance out your breakfast for the week. These are also a great addition to a semi-sweet treat after lunch, a post work-out snack or a dessert to bring to dinner with friends….


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How to Identify the Healthiest Granola Bars in the Grocery Store

The seemingly endless options of granola bars can be overwhelming. Most granola bars are just camouflaged candy bars. Don’t be fooled by crafty marketing. They are full of sugar, saturated fats, and lacking important nutrients. So, what are the healthiest granola bars and how do you identify them? Taking just a few minutes to read…


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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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