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Bake the Book: Toffee Almond Coffee Cake

Bake the Book: Toffee Almond Coffee Cake

Posted by Calvin Virgilio on Feb 20th 2024

Cold months call for coffee cake. We found a delicious toffee coffee cake recipe in one of our favorite cookbooks, "Baked Occasions." We added a little Granola Factory twist by substituting our Toffee Almond granola for the toffee bits and almonds in the recipe.Ingredients: 6 ounces (1 1/2 sticks) salted butter, cool but not cold, cubed. 2 cups all purpose flour1 cup cake flour1 1/2 cups dark brown sugar, packed firmly3/4 cup granulated sugar1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract3/4 teaspoo
New Bags, Who Dis? (3-Minute Read)

New Bags, Who Dis? (3-Minute Read)

Posted by Calvin Virgilio on Feb 28th 2023

New Packaging, Fresher Granola.After 10 years of Kraft paper bags, we’ve switched to a “Kraft-style” pouch with new and improved material that’s more sustainable and keeps our granola fresher, longer!Plastics and The EnvironmentThough our old pouches had a layer of Kraft paper on the outside, they were still made of plastic on the inside. All stand-up pouches you see in stores are made of multiple layers of thin plastic that are glued together to create a food-safe barrier that stands up
Ice Cream Social - Here's the Scoop!

Ice Cream Social - Here's the Scoop!

Posted by Emily S. on Jun 28th 2022

When you think about summer, what is the first dessert that comes to mind? For me, it is certainly ice cream! I know, I know the norm is to throw on some jimmies, a little hot fudge, whipped cream, and a cherry, BUT what if you topped your ice cream with granola instead? We decided to pick our favorite vanilla ice creams and sprinkle each scoop with our Toffee Almond Clusters. After much debate, and a few brain freezes, our team decided on which vanilla ice cream pairs best with our de
Food for Thought (& Fuel)

Food for Thought (& Fuel)

Posted by Emily Schaeffer on Jun 15th 2022

There are few, if any, boundaries when it comes to creating a dish that will satisfy your physical and mental needs when training for a marathon, especially when using tasty granola from The Granola Factory. Professional runner and author Shalane Flanagan, along with her co-author Elyse Kopecky, have proved this time and time again by constructing their cookbook series, “Run Fast. Eat Slow.” I have retreated to these books countless times to experiment with the fabulous recip
Is Granola Healthy?

Is Granola Healthy?

Posted by Ellie C. on May 20th 2022

The question ‘Is Granola Healthy?’ is common among many consumers. We believe ours is due to its seven simple, high-quality ingredients: rolled oats, oat bran, honey, butter, pecans, cinnamon and salt. There are many different opinions on the matter so we asked a few unbiased, educated sources this question…Amanda Mills is a Holistic Nutritionist and Wellness Coach. She’s a mom of two and fitness instructor as well! We chatted with her regarding her views on granola and whether it’s healthy."I