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How do you feel about granola? I’m extremely picky, and rarely eat store bought granola. I think it’s something to do with the brown rice syrup that’s usually used as a sweetener–it’s just not my thing. When I had the opportunity to review Montreal-based Oatbox, I was more than excited, because I knew their granola would be different from the rest.
First off, check out their beautiful website. The food photography is an immediate stand-out, and as a creative person, I’m always drawn to the amount of attention a company pays to their design. Oatbox excels in all these areas. Their site has the aesthetic of a food blog by using large, captivating images with a clear, rustic style.
I work from home, and as a buzzing busy bee I tend to jump out of bed and get straight to work, often forgetting the most important meal of the day until my stomach angrily reminds me. Oatbox is a monthly subscription that delivers right to your door, once a month, and takes care of breakfast so you don’t have to. There’s even a cute little glass jar you’ll get with your first order, if you prefer to take your breakkie to-go.
Oatbox partners with Breakfast Club of Canada. For those of you outside of the great white north, this organization holds “breakfast clubs” in needy schools so children who don’t have access to breakfast can come to school early and get some food in their bellies. I’ve heard firsthand from my mom (a teacher) how important these breakfast clubs are, and how much better children learn with an adequate first meal of the day. Each time you order a box, Oatbox gives a full breakfast to a child in need….