Granola bars are a great grab on the go snack, but many that you buy at the store are filled with added sugars and other processed ingredients. Try these easy homemade granola bars that even the kids will like!
If you are looking for a higher fiber breakfast or snack that is sweet but healthy, try carrot cake cookies! About two cookies would be a serving size and provides 6 grams of fiber. Pair with some nonfat Greek yogurt or hard-boiled eggs for added protein and fullness for a well-balanced breakfast.
Making homemade granola isn’t as difficult as it might seem, and making a larger batch can last for weeks in an airtight container. This granola might help with any chocolate cravings you have and would be great over some Greek yogurt to up the protein for breakfast. You could also try it with low fat milk or high protein plant milk with added chia seeds for extra fiber. Enjoy! Read More
This snack is easy to prepare and everyone in the family can enjoy! Try adding chia seeds for added fiber and heart-healthy omega-3 fats. Remember, when buying peanut butter aim for something natural with peanuts and salt as the only ingredients to cut down on added sugars and oils.
Watch community nutrition educator Bridgette Bostic, R.D.N., make energy bites: