When it comes to kids’ snacks, there are a ton of so-called healthy options. You know the ones: they have buzzwords like “organic,” “natural,” and “made with real fruit.” But that doesn’t necessarily mean they’re good for our kids. Many are ultra-processed, high in sugar, and lacking in nutrition.
In this episode, I sat down with Diane and Laurel Orley, co-founders of Daily Crunch Snacks, a company that makes superfood-infused, sprouted nuts that are made without added sugars, preservatives, or additives, minimal to no oil, and are what they call Uniquely Crunchy.™
We talk about how Daily Crunch Snacks came to be, the benefits of sprouted nuts for your kids, plus some healthy and easy recipe ideas. Diane also shares a personal story and how Daily Crunch Snacks is turning a family tragedy into hope for others.
2:12 Let’s talk about your story!
3:17 What was it like to launch a company during the COVID-19 pandemic?
5:37 What are the greatest challenges you see with parents feeding their kids today?
8:27 What is different about the almonds you use?
9:43 What are sprouted nuts and why are they good for us?
10:40 What is the history of sprouting?
13:25 Are there myths about sprouted nuts or nuts in general that parents should know?
16:48 What are some of your favorite healthy and easy meal and snack ideas using sprouted nuts?
17:27 Let’s talk about the flavors and different varieties of Daily Crunch Snacks?
19:48 Can we talk about what Daily Crunch Snacks does to give back and support mental illness?
LINKS MENTIONED IN THE SHOW
Diane mentions this lentil salad recipe.
Learn more about Daily Crunch Snacks on their website.
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