All posts tagged: #granola

Maple Walnut Granola

Myth #1: Granola is too difficult to make at home, so I try to pick out the best at the grocery store. Granola is as easy as you want to make it! It’s versatile enough that you can gather ingredients you already  have in your pantry. (ie. oats, seeds, dried fruit, coconut etc.). Then, add in a little sweetener (honey, maple syrup, blended medjool dates, brown sugar etc.) and watch it crisp up in the oven for an hour. We’re not harvesting our own oats here! Advertisements

Back to School: Seedy Granola Bars

How is it back to school season already? As much a I’ll be savouring the last rays of summer, there’s something satisfying about getting back into a routine. Call me OCD, but my favourite part of August by far was always going to Staples – the meca of school supplies. Hours spent choosing new binders the the fine-point black liquid ink pens… Yesterday someone asked me if I had any ideas for a healthy on-the-go snacks that their kids can take to school. Hallelujah I do! This is the first in a four part series of snacks perfect for tossing in your kids lunches, or grabbing as you run out the door.  Let me know how you like them!  I’ve tried loads of granola bar recipes, all delicious, but I can’t top Minimalist Baker’s 9-ingredient vegan and gluten free granola bars loaded with 4 kinds of seeds: hemp, sunflower, flax and chia! No modifications or substitutions needed, I absolutely love these!   Yield: 10 granola bars Prep time: 15 mins **Note: before you begin. I like …