Tag Archives: Almonds

Granola

Granola

If you’re going to make yogurt at home, doesn’t it follow that you need to make granola to go with it?  Well, maybe not, but there are a lot of good reasons to make your own granola.  You come out way ahead cost wise, but in my opinion the most important one is that youRead More

Crunchy Nut Bars

Crunchy Nut Bars

In my post on Coconut Granola Bars, I mentioned that I’ve been looking for the perfect bar recipe for ages with very little success.  Well, in a stroke of really good luck, it seems like I’ve found two great recipes in just a few short weeks!  One of the blogs I follow is called EnlightenedRead More

Double Broccoli Quinoa

Double Broccoli Quinoa

In the world of grains, quinoa (pronounced keen-wah) is a winner.  It is easy to cook (similar to rice but faster), has the nutritional benefits of being a whole grain, and is even a complete protein (most grains are missing a couple of the essential amino acids, which means that while they are good proteinRead More

Broccoli Slaw with Almonds and Cranberries

Broccoli Slaw with Almonds and Cranberries

After using buttermilk in corn muffins, pancakes, and granola muffins, I found yet another use for that little bit I still had left!  And this recipe also allowed me to use up the stalks from the broccoli florets that I used in the pasta salad – a double whammy!  I first had this slaw at aRead More