There are certain foods you don’t expect to buy if you have food allergies. Granola is one of them.
Guess what, I have a gluten-free granola that I love. My kids love it too!
The SoyNut Butter Company that I raved about a few weeks ago also has a gluten-free, peanut-free granola.
I.M. Healthy Granola comes in 4 flavors — original, apple, blueberry, and cranberry & raisin.
My 6 year old begs for it, yesterday he asked if he could have some but it was time to leave for school so I said no. He said, “please, can I have just two tiny pieces.” That boy is hooked.
Those of us in the food allergy community need to know more details about products before we can trust them. The SoyNut Butter Company is transparent about their manufacturing practices. Their granola DOES NOT contain peanuts, tree nuts of any type, sesame, dairy, egg, fish or shellfish. Their entire facility is free of those ingredients to eliminate cross contamination. Three of their Granola flavors contains fruit but they only use dried fruits with no sulfites.
When I was a stay at home mom I’d occasionally make my own granola but most of the time I would buy it. When I went back to work full-time last year I stopped making many of those homemade treats. Once we discovered food allergies in my youngest we stopped buying most granola’s and granola bars. Many granola’s contain nuts or are manufactured on shared equipment. You also have to consider that most are made with oats that are contaminated with gluten. My son is now 4 and had never had granola before I discovered this brand.
We enjoy eating granola as a snack by itself but we also sprinkle it on SoyNut Butter-covered rice cakes or fruit, mixed into non-dairy yogurt and sometimes on dairy-free ice cream YUM!
I often rely on it as a quick pick me up between meals. When I don’t have time to sit down and have a proper snack I’ll just toss a handful into my mouth, I know, I’m classy like that.
You have a chance to win 4 packages of I.M. Healthy Granola! The giveaway is open to US residents only.