Granola Bars with a Molasses Twist!

My family loves granola bars.  They are handy to grab, perfect for a lunch bag, a quick breakfast or as a midnight snack.  However, like many of you, I do worry about what is actually in store-bought granola bars. Not too long ago, I checked out a few boxes from our cupboard and found that some bars contained as many as thirty-seven ingredients!  Included in some, but not all bars were such unpronounceable names as: Sodium Carboxymethycellulose Tocopherols Acetylated Tartaric Acid … [Read more...]

Lunch Box Tips & Tricks From a Registered Dietitian!

I recently had the opportunity to get some lunch box tips from dietitian Anne Marie Armstrong. Anne Marie is a registered dietitian with Atlantic Superstores and a mother of two.  She liaises with stores across the Atlantic region, providing nutrition tips and answering customers' questions about healthier eating. With "back to school" in full swing, it was great to be able to pick her brain and get the low down on bagged lunches from a dietitians point of view.  Anne Marie was able to … [Read more...]