Nutrition

Top 5 Superfoods of 2021

Top 5 Superfoods of 2021

Cindy Poiesz |
Top 5 superfoods of 2021 that pack an antioxidant and nutrient-dense punch from Supernola!

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5 Tips for Healthy Snacking:  From Trail Mixes to Clusters & Beyond

5 Tips for Healthy Snacking: From Trail Mixes to Clusters & Beyond

Jamie Wagener |
So many of us snack and love doing so. Snacking is a great way to curb appetite between meals, get in certain nutrients that we may be missing in our meals throughout the day as well as keep us energized when on the run. Snacking also helps us from inhaling the entire spread when it's finally time to sit down for dinner. On the contrary, if we graze all day on foods with little to no nutritional value, you may be a bystander to an ever-growing waistline as a result of overeating. To help you snack smarter, here are 5...

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Banana Sugar Cookies

Banana Sugar Cookies

Jamie Wagener |
Ingredients: 16 oz sugar cookie dough (see recipe below) 3 bags of Supernola Banana Nut Crunch   Sugar cookie dough: · 3/4 cup organic vegetables shortening · ¼ cup unsweetened applesauce · 1/3 cup sugar · 1/2 tsp vanilla · 1 Tbsp lemon juice · 1.5 cups all-purpose flour (for gluten-free I like the pure pantry brand) · 1/2 tsp salt · 1/4 tsp baking powder (if using gluten free flour and it includes baking powder, you can try omitting this. Although sometimes I find the additional baking powder is fine)   Instructions Preheat the oven to 325 degrees.  Crush...

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The Chemistry of Chocolate

The Chemistry of Chocolate

Jamie Wagener |
by Brittany Scanniello, RD Fall in love with cacao this Valentine’s Day! If you are anything like us, learning there are health benefits to indulging in dark chocolate means we jump at the chance to add it to our healthy snacking routing.  Cacao powder is what adds the rich, decadent, deep chocolate flavor to any dessert or beverage. At Supernola, we use high quality ethically sourced chocolate made from organic fermented - yes that's right, fermented! - cacao.  Cacao powder is made by grinding down the cacao beans that have been 'fermented' oftentimes in the natural sun.  This fermentation process...

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