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Tampa Lifestyle Blogger and Mom Dishes on Her Wholesome Snack Routine

Jacki Quinones is the Tampa Bay mom who created the lifestyle blog She knows how to handle the crazy morning routine with kids and is dishing on how one of her favorite food brands plays a big role in helping her get through the day.

Cascadian Farm granola bars and cereal

1) How do Cascadian Farm products help you with your busy routine as a family?

Cascadian Farm products are every busy mom’s dream! Knowing Cascadian Farm products are made with wholesome, organic ingredients makes for faster shopping trips for our busy, on-the-go family. Oftentimes, I have to stop to read ingredients, but when I see the Cascadian Farm brand, I know we can grab it and go!

2) What do you love most about this brand?

There is reassurance knowing that Cascadian Farm has been around for nearly 50 years. I feel confident in their commitment and dedication to sourcing from certified organic farms to make the products we know and love.

3) What are some of your favorite Cascadian Farm products?

Some of our favorite Cascadian Farm products include their organic fruit infused wild blueberry lemon granola bars, the kid’s size peanut butter chocolate chip granola bars, and their whole line of frozen fruits are amazing for blending up fresh smoothies.

Cascadian Farm granola bars

4) The Cascadian Farm partnership with Hyppo/Feeding Tampa Bay is super exciting! What are your thoughts? Does a brand giving back to your community make a difference in your mind? What does it mean to you?

I am extremely excited about this partnership! A brand that makes it a priority to give back to the community is even more incentive to support that brand. It also gives families an opportunity to open the conversation with their kids and find other ways to support their community. My kids may still be small, but we’re raising them to be kind and always offer help when they’re able.

5) Any other thoughts or comments, tips, recipe hacks?

My kids love to help in the kitchen and over the past year it has proven to be a valuable learning experience for them. We talk about the ingredients we use and how they nourish our bodies. They often ask now if a snack or treat is “healthy” and will refuse it if not. I love being able to say yes! with confidence when I hand them a Cascadian Farm snack. We recently made a fall snack mix using Cascadian Farm Honey Vanilla Crunch cereal that has been a hit for taking to school, soccer practice and weekend outings.

Cascadian Farm snacks

*This article is sponsored by Cascadian Farm.

Laura Byrne
Laura Byrne
Laura Byrne is an award-winning former television news journalist who spent 15+ years in newsrooms across the state of Florida including Sarasota, Tallahassee, Fort Myers and right here in Tampa Bay where she still freelances on occasion. She covered the political beat, crime beat and every day breaking news during her time in Florida newsrooms, but is now focused on sharing positive news stories and events with families in Tampa Bay. She is a proud mommy of two little boys who keep her on her toes and laughing every day. Her goal is to inspire families just like yours to get out and play and experience all that Tampa Bay and our great state of Florida have to offer! She encourages you to share your stories and upcoming events so we can spread the good news.

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