Granola Bars are a great way to pack tons of nutrients into a small, portable, and yummy package. Granola bars have been around since the 1970s, and consist of oats pressed into rectangle-like shapes. The origin of this holiday remains unknown, similarly to the creator of granola bars. Which, its credit is disputed between Stanley Mason and Herrick Kimball.
The popularity of this food is easy to understand: easy to pack, easy to eat, nutritious, cheap, and tasty. Here are some of the most popular brands you can find:
How to Celebrate Granola Bar Day
If you want to save packaging waste, or simply want to try something new, make your own. It could end up being a fun way to relieve stress. If you’re not feeling very domestic, plan a trip that would require you to pack granola bars as sustenance: camping, backpacking, day of exercise, biking excursion, canoe trip, bar crawl, road trip, a day immersed in your public library- whatever you want! These treats are designed to enjoy on the go or when you’re in a pinch. Celebrate Granola Bar Day by doing the activities this snack was designed to support.