Granola bar is also known as granola bar – roughly translated as oat bar. The reason it has such a name is because its main ingredient is oats, combined with other nutritious nuts and fruit. In addition, there are other ingredients such as: brown sugar, butter, honey to create a binder and some other decorative ingredients such as chocolate, jam, nuts.
The reason granola bars are popularly used is because they are very good for the user's body. It is an effective weight loss method and helps to supplement the necessary nutrients every day. And January 21 every year is the day to recognize the remarkable nutritional and energy values of a granola bar.
Granola is known as a familiar American breakfast dish, with ingredients made from oats, nuts, honey or brown sugar, puffed rice and they are baked until golden brown. They are often eaten with yogurt, honey, or fresh fruit (such as bananas, strawberries, or blueberries). It is also used as a topping for cakes, white nails or ice cream.
Granola contains abundant fiber to help prevent constipation, help keep you full for a long time, lower blood sugar, reduce bad cholesterol. Granola is rich in healthy fats that help lower cholesterol, lower blood pressure and reduce inflammation. Helps prevent or control heart disease, diabetes, cancer and boosts brain function. Granola helps supplement vitamin E, anti-oxidants in the body, beautifies skin, and rejuvenates. Provides essential minerals such as: Magnesium, phosphorus, zinc, copper, manganese and selenium needed by the body every day.
Observing the National Granola Bar Day
On the National Granola Bar Day, bring your friends to a small party and get together to make delicious, nutritious granola bars using the recipe below:
Granola bar Ingredients
160 g rolled oats
40 g nutritional nuts (you can choose 2-3 nuts or more as you like: almonds, walnuts, macadamia nuts, cashews, pistachios...you can choose according to your preference)
20 g flax seeds, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds … (optional)
40 g dried fruit (raisins, dried figs, dried cranberries ...)
2-3 spoons of honey
2 tablespoons butter (can be substituted with cooking oil)
3g cinnamon powder
1 pinch of salt
How to make Granola Bars
Step 1: Preheat oven to 170 degrees C (350 degrees F)
Step 2: Mix the mixture of butter, sugar, cinnamon powder, and honey evenly. Then add the nutritional seeds and oats and mix until all are combined.
Step 3: Using parchment paper to line the mold so it doesn't stick, spread the mixture out on a baking tray for 10 minutes at a temperature of 170 degrees Celsius. Take out the water and turn it over for another 10 minutes.
Step 4: Let the baked mixture cool and add the dried fruit, so we have delicious and nutritious granola. Store in an airtight container and use gradually.
Share your Granola Bars on social media with the hashtag #NationalGranolaBarsDay. Wishing you a great Granola Bars Day!
ObservedNational Granola Bar Day has been observed annually on January 21st.
Tuesday, January 21st, 2020
Thursday, January 21st, 2021
Friday, January 21st, 2022
Saturday, January 21st, 2023
Sunday, January 21st, 2024