Craving a snack? Try one of these N.H.-made granolas for a healthy and tasty alternative.Me & Ollie's Heavenly GranolaThe Heavenly Granola from Me & Ollie's is well suited to snacking right out of the bag - it's almost like half-smashed granola bars. Sunflower, sesame and poppy seeds give it a nice texture. Honey and brown sugar add sweetness while almonds give it the extra crunch. 150 calories per serving, 9 grams of fat, 4 grams of protein and no cholesterol.
Various locations around the state, www.meandollies.comWill n' Rose's Kizlix Balance Grain-olaThe Kizlix Balance Grain-ola is sweetened only with wildflower honey. Dried cranberries and raisins give it a nice subtle fruit flavor. You won't find nuts here - just oats, flax seed and fruit. 250 calories per serving, 9 grams of fat, 7 grams of protein and no cholesterol.New Boston, (603) 475-5095
www.willnroses.comAnd the Winner Is...The Good LoafThe Good Loaf's granola has everything you could want - raisins, generous amounts of dried cranberry, oats, almond slivers, sunflower, flax and sesame seeds, a good crunch and a hint of honey sweetness. The Good Loaf doesn't calculate the ingredients.75 Mont Vernon Rd., Milford
(603) 672-1500Nutty GranolaNutty Granola is an apt name - with both whole and slivered almonds and big chunks of walnut, this granola is chock full of nuts. Honey, maple syrup, vanilla and brown sugar give it a nice sweetness as well. 237 calories per serving, 12 grams of fat, 8 grams of protein and no cholesterol.
Holderness, (603) 968-3446,
This article appears in the April 2011 issue of New Hampshire Magazine