How to Make Your Own Granola Bars (and why you should try it!)

How to Make Your Own Granola Bars (and why you should try it!)

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Granola bars are a go-to snack in our household.  But many pre-packaged granola bars from the grocery store are made with an insanely long list of mysterious ingredients I can’t pronounce (soy lecithin, vegetable glycerin, mixed tocopherols and maltodextrin – yummy!)  Despite their reputation as a healthy snack, some have almost as much sugar as a candy bar, or contain partially hydrogenated oils (an ingredient that is strongly linked to heart disease and diabetes).   Although there are certainly better brands out there using higher quality ingredients, those tend to be much more expensive.  So what’s the answer?  Make your own!  This gives you 100% control Read more

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