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Gluten Free Granola Recipe

Yesterday I decided to make a delicious snack for when I’m on the go. It was seriously simple, took me about 15 minutes. Coconut granola mix. I’m munching on it as we speak, its so addictive. PrintCoconut Cinnamon Granola 5 minutes5 minutes See Detailed Nutrition Info on 1 cup certified gluten-free oats 2/3 cup walnut pieces, 2/3 cup sunflower seeds 1 tbsp coconut oil 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1/4 tsp of ginger powder real maple syrup to taste 2 tbsp coconut shreds InstructionsHeat a pan, add coconut oil, let the oil melt Add the rest of the ingredients and sautee at medium heat Keep moving them around while cooking for 5 minutes Let it cool and enjoy!  
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Healthy snacks for toddlers, or What in the world is in those Cheerios?

A few moms in my birth month group had recently asked me a question: “What do you think about feeding my 1 year old baby (about to become a toddler) some Cheerios?” and “What are some other healthy snack options for the times you are on-the-go”? This got me thinking. I have not bought cereal for my family in years because I do not consider it to be real food. Especially Cheerios. But I decided to investigate to see what’s in there. Maybe the ingredients are super awesome? I thought “Hmmm, this may be an easy answer to a snack dilemma”. So, I pulled up the ingredients for Cheerios, Organic 365 Morning O’s, and Happy Baby Organic Puffs. Here are my findings: The GOOD: 1. All of them have WHOLE grain (oats or brown rice) as the first ingredient, which is awesome. First ingredients are very important, because its the
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