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National Granola Bar Day

On National Granola Bar Day, satisfy your sweet tooth with a healthy twist - grab some granola bars and fuel up for the day ahead!
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January 21
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Get ready to snack on your favorite granola bar because January 21 is National Granola Bar Day! This delicious and nutritious treat has been a staple in many households since the late 1800s, when it was first created as a health food by Dr. James Caleb Jackson. It's the perfect on-the-go snack for busy days or a quick energy boost during a hike or workout. With so many flavors and varieties to choose from, there's a granola bar for everyone to enjoy. So grab your favorite one and celebrate this day dedicated to this beloved crunchy snack!

History of National Granola Bar Day

National Granola Bar Day Timeline

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1863</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Invention of Granola</div><div class='timeline-text'>Granola was first created in Dansville, New York by Dr. James Caleb Jackson at the Jackson Sanitarium.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1975</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Creation of Granola Bars</div><div class='timeline-text'>Stanley Mason, credited with inventing many household items, creates a version of the granola bar that's more portable and convenient to eat.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1800s</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Granola Bars Gain Popularity</div><div class='timeline-text'>The granola bar becomes a popular snack item in households across America, thanks to its convenience and perceived health benefits.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2000s</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Varieties Expand</div><div class='timeline-text'>Manufacturers started introducing different types of granola bars such as low fat, high fiber, gluten free, and those with different types of sweeteners to attract a wider audience.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2014</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>National Granola Bar Day</div><div class='timeline-text'>Granola bars get their own day of recognition, celebrated every January 21 as National Granola Bar Day.</div></div></div>

How to Celebrate National Granola Bar Day

<div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>1</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Create your own granola bars</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Get creative in the kitchen and make your own granola bars! Choose your favorite nuts, seeds, and dried fruits to customize the perfect bar for you.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>2</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Go on a granola bar scavenger hunt</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Hide different types of granola bars around your house or backyard and have a fun scavenger hunt with friends or family to find them all. Whoever finds the most bars wins a prize!</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>3</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Try a variety of granola bar flavors</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Head to your local grocery store and pick out a few different flavors of granola bars to try. You might discover a new favorite flavor!</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>4</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Host a granola bar potluck</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Invite friends over for a granola bar potluck! Everyone can bring their favorite type of granola bar to share and it’s a great way to try new flavors and brands.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>5</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Get active with granola bars</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Take your granola bars on a hike, bike ride, or any other outdoor activity. They make for a great snack to keep you energized on your adventures!</p></div></div>

Why We Love National Granola Bar Day

<div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>A</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Granola bars are a convenient and healthy snack</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>With busy schedules, it can be challenging to find time to prepare healthy snacks. Granola bars are a perfect on-the-go option that provides energy and sustenance without any added sugar or preservatives.</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>B</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>There are endless flavor combinations</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>From chocolate chip to peanut butter to cranberry almond, there's a granola bar flavor for everyone's taste buds. Plus, you can even make your own customized flavors at home!</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>C</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Granola bars are great for all ages</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Whether you're a child, adult, or senior citizen, granola bars are a universally loved snack. They're easy to chew and digest, making them a perfect option for all ages - and they never go out of style!</p></div></div>

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When is National Granola Bar Day?

National Granola Bar Day is celebrated on January 21 every year. In 2024 National Granola Bar Day will occur on a Sunday.

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