Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Ola Natural Granola Review and Giveaway!

The products I received from Ola!
I have always been really picky about granola.  It seemed to me that a lot of them are not very flavorful.  I have been on the search for a good granola for a long time.  I have given an opportunity to do a review for Ola Granola!  Let me just start by saying doing this review is the smartest thing I have ever done!
I received three 9oz. bags of Ola hand-baked granola and two 1oz. sample bags.  The three flavors I received are Vanilla Almond, Cranberry Orange Pecan and No Nut Vanilla. 
I received the samples and had to try them right away!  My favorite is the Cranberry Orange Pecan!  It has a ton of flavor!  My son tried the No Nut Vanilla first and took off with the bag.  I had completely forgotten he had it and when I remembered he had eaten half the bag!  My daughter likes all of them!  It's so nice when I see my kids enjoying a healthy snack!
All three of the flavors are 100% natural!  My favorite thing about Ola Granola is that I know every single ingredient in them!  I'm not guessing and wondering what certain ingredients are.
Vanilla Almond Granola Ingredients:  Whole Grain Oats, Almonds, Pure Maple Syrup, Wheat Bran, Whole Wheat Flour, Non-GMO Expeller Pressed Canola Oil, Pure Vanilla Extract, Cinnamon and Sea Salt!
Cranberry Orange Pecan Granola Ingredients:  Whole Grain Oats, Pecans, Pure Maple Syrup, Dried Cranberries (sugar, expeller canola oil) Wheat Bran, Whole Wheat Flour, Orange Juice, Non-GMO Expeller Pressed Canola Oil, Pure Vanilla Extract, Cinnamon and Sea Salt!
No Nut Vanilla Granola Ingredients:  Whole Grain Oats, Pure Maple Syrup, Wheat Bran, Whole Wheat Flour, Non-GMO Expeller Pressed Canola Oil, Pure Vanilla Extract, Cinnamon and Sea Salt!
SEE?  Isn't that awesome?  I can say and I know what each of those ingredients are!  I love that they use Expeller Pressed Canola Oil!  Since that is the only ingredient in Ola Granola I can see people questioning what it is, let me explain!  I love Expeller Pressed Canola Oil because it has been pressed from the seed using a combination of heat and friction.  This is a healthier way to extract the Canola oil.  Normally chemical solvents are used to extract the oil.  Doesn't the Expeller Pressed Canola Oil sound like a better alternative? 
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I can think of so many ways to use Ola Granola!  My kids and I love it on yogurt, eating with a spoon and milk, adding to other cereals, adding into recipes!  I like that the 9oz. bags are resealable!  The 1oz. bags are perfect for on the run!  I am looking forward to trying these recipes Ola has on their website!
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  1. I miss eating granola! It is a great addition to yogert!

  2. Cranberry Orange Pecan is the Granola I would like the Best.. Thanks for a chance to win.

  3. I love Ola! Granola! The cranberry orange is my favorite

  4. OLA! Taste Delicious! I love it!

  5. Vanilla Almond would be my first pick.

  6. This looks soo yummy! I would love the Cranberry Orange Pecan, some of my fave foods so I would like this.

  7. I love this granola. We have enjoyed all three varieties and it does not last long in our house!

  8. I love all granola really but love almonds in it for sure :)

  9. I really really love granola on yoghurt or just as cereal. I would love to try the cranberry pecan!


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