We don’t climb mountains. Well, we have. If you live in Colorado it is almost a requirement to climb a 14er. A “fourteener” is what we call a mountain that is 14,000 feet above sea level and we have 58 of them in the state – the most of any state. Snack bar makers seem … Continue reading We don’t climb mountains
Don’t underestimate the benefits of flax, this tiny seed packs a powerful punch. First of all, it is a great source of fiber. Most Americans don’t get nearly enough in their diet and a tablespoon of flax contains about 8 grams of fiber. Something else Americans need more of, omega-3 fatty acids. These essential fatty … Continue reading The many benefits of Fabulous Flax!
Mushroom, Kale and Fontina Frittata By now if you haven’t heard that Kale is healthy for you, you must live under a rock. In fact, it has become so mainstream that even McDonald’s is adding it to their menu. This nutrient dense, low calorie food is loaded with antioxidants, is high in vitamins A, … Continue reading Kale – the king of healthy greens
In the news recently, Leonardo DiCaprio has invested in Runa, a brand of clean energy drinks and Beyonce has thrown her celebrity status behind cold pressed watermelon juice brand WTRMLN WTR. It got us thinking, if we could hand pick a celebrity to invest in Savory Harvest (we aren’t actually seeking investors … Continue reading Celebrity Investor for our energy bar? Here is who we would pick.
Thicker skin, cognitive dissonance and progress One year ago our Kickstarter was successfully funded thanks to the generous support of family and friends and those who were interested in an unsweet energy bar. It has been a busy year filled with hard work, investment, a lot of learning and progress. Here is what we have been working … Continue reading One year later – an update
There are many snacks out there, some really good ones that have been created specifically to meet the needs of those with food allergies. We are incredibly fortunate that neither of our families have been impacted by this and we didn’t set out to make Savory Harvest fit a specific dietary requirement. Our goal is … Continue reading Are we allergic to food or what’s been done to it?
The 2015 Food Allergy Bloggers Conference was held in Denver this weekend and thanks to Celiac and the Beast (check out her new book) I was able to attend. I was interested for a number of reasons. Savory Harvest is gluten free and our Sriracha bar is also dairy free and we have … Continue reading The benefits and challenges of working with bloggers as a start-up
We participated in our first pitch slam yesterday; what an experience. Start-ups and entrepreneurs are constantly pitching their brand – to customers, buyers or more formally to investors. These contests are an opportunity to practice, fine-tune, get feedback and also to get your message out. Think local “shark tank” without coming away with any … Continue reading Pitch Slam. And the winner is…
People ask “how is it going” and I find myself at a loss for the answer. Being an entrepreneur definitely has its ups and downs. I resist over sharing the most immediate victories – Our newest “pivot” will really distinguish us from the competition and is absolutely the right direction We’ve been … Continue reading How hard can it be? – an update
When you think of superfoods, some foods like kale, pomegranates or blueberries get a lot of attention. But if you love Italian food, you might be enjoying more than just those delicious culinary flavors. Oregano is the superfood powerhouse of the herb family. It has 3 to 20 times more antioxidant activity than the other … Continue reading Oregano the Culinary Herb that Packs a Super Punch