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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Vegan Gluten Free Chocolate Cake Recipe AKA “Depression Cake”

Cravings sometimes have a mind of their own. They come on at times that seem quite inconvenient meaning there isn’t something already at home to indulge in or you simply do not have enough ingredients to make anything to curve that wretched hankering. However, this vegan gluten free chocolate cake recipe is similar to a…


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5 Health Benefits of Vegan & Gluten-Free Granola

The gluten-free and vegan transition is not always an easy one, especially together. However, the results are life changing once you educate yourself on the benefits. Gluten is a string of proteins found in wheat, barley and rye and is harsh on those with celiac disease, gluten intolerance, and wheat allergies. Gluten causes issues with…


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Nora’s Kitchen Granola Pie Crust

Living in Portland has made being gluten-free and vegan much less of a burden. However, when I discovered my body would now need these restrictions, I was a bit worried for my sweet tooth. We are in such a swing of minimalism these days and when it comes to baking I need my recipes to…


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Vegan Gluten-Free Ginger Cookies

When Nora was a child she used to love commercial slice-and-bake cookies, I mean who didn’t? They were the easiest things to make! Plus, they were kind of fun just pulling out the fridge, cutting and baking. However Nora admits that she never even bothered to read the ingredients which contained tons of sugar, preservatives…


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