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Cart Smarts: Jar gifts will have them flipping their lids

November 28, 2018

The holidays are just about here, which means finding meaningful gifts for loved ones.

If you’re like me and spend a lot of brain time trying to come up with the perfect gift for that special person, try a Gift in a Jar. These are sincere, homemade and easy!

There are many different types of Gift in a Jar that you make at home with a mason jar, a few ingredients, ribbon, and a festive cooking instructions tag. You can make dry soup mixes, cookie mixes, brownie mixes, hot chocolate mix, granola, and even nonfood items like handmade soaps, candles, and plants such as succulents.

I have included a recipe for Homemade Granola that is a great (and healthy!) treat for a Gift in a Jar. The recipe has oats, dried cranberries, pecans, and pumpkin seeds — all heart-healthy favorites. Enjoy!

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