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A quick scan of my local health food store’s granola selection leaves me with the stark realization that if I want the convenience of prepackaged granola, I must forgo a college savings plan for my children. This realization led me down the DIY granola path, and I have yet to look back. It turns out homemade […]

If you were inspired to add kefir to your diet after Wednesday’s post, Improve Your Digestive Health With Kefir, then you’ll be looking for some ways to use kefir once you’ve made it! I sure hope so! Well, today I’ve got another recipe for you. This is one that I personally use, a lot! It’s […]


When it comes to eating a healthy breakfast that’s quick and simple, are you stuck for ideas? I know I used to be until I found this healthy, yummy recipe. It’s a recipe for a delicious homemade granola, and today I’m gonna share it with you!

How To Make Delicious Homemade Granola | Growing Up Herbal | Make breakfast easy and healthy with this delicious homemade granola recipe!

This post is sponsored by Naked Nutrition. If you, like me, struggle to get enough protein into your diet, then you will love these Chocolate Blackberry Protein Popsicles! These popsicles are an excellent source of protein and the perfect summer snack that will keep you cool when the days are hot. They’re also delicious AND […]

If you want to embrace seasonal herbalism and live a natural lifestyle without losing your ever-loving mind, or you’re tired of being told to “clean up your diet,” “use herbs,” or “reduce your stress” (but you have no idea how to), OR you roll your eyes at words like, “crunchy,” “granola,” and “hippie,” –> YOU’RE ONE […]

So it’s been a while since I’ve posted pictures of recently enjoyed things — at least here on the blog that is. I’m always sharing bits of day-to-day life over on Instagram! Anyway, I have photos piling up in my phone that need to be moved to the cloud, organized, and then deleted from my […]

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