Between classes, practice and extra curricular activities, finding a delicious healthy snack to nibble on can be difficult. The fast food dining options begin to look a lot more appealing while you’re on the move. Well, instead of getting fries as a snack, we have a better option that will be yummy to your taste buds and keep your waistline in check. Granola is a simple snack that is heart healthy and helps keep your body full of energy to make it through your long days. Here are five ways to enjoy this healthy snack!
1. Granola and Yogurt: start your day right by enjoying your favorite low-fat yogurt with some granola sprinkled on top. Bear Naked granola has many delicious flavors that will help boost your energy levels. You can also top this healthy snack with some fresh berries!
2. Granola and Peanut Butter Dipped Apples: slice up apples and spread on some peanut butter. Then roll the apples in Bear Naked’s Maple Pecan flavored granola. This snack is full of fall flavors you will love.
4. Granola Trail Mix: make your own trail mix at home. Grab your favorite dried fruits, mix in some peanuts and almonds, and add some dark chocolate slivers for a sweet finish. Mix together in a bowl and stir in your favorite granola to complete your treat.
-Heat up some butter, honey and brown sugar in a saucepan and let it mix together and bubble for about two minutes. Then stir in a little vanilla.
-Meanwhile, stir two cups of granola and one cup of rice krispies in a bowl.
-Pour the hot mixture over the granola and mix evenly.
-Then place the mixture in a pan, sprinkle some chocolate chips on top and let them sit for an hour.
-Cut into bar shapes and you are ready to munch!