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Strawberry and Banana Four Grain Granola

Breakfast

Four Grain Granola

You know the bulk bin area at the grocery store? You know, the area where they have all the crazy nuts, different flours, dried fruits and oats. THAT place is my absolute favorite section.

I feel like my brain goes into overdrive and all I wanna do is try all sorts of stuff I’d never normally think to cook with. It’s inspiration central. It’s also the place where people loooove sticking their entire hands into the bins so they can try a little bit of this or that. WHY?! Not ok. As a society we should be a little better than this. I mean, at least use the scooper!

Right now I’m having a moment with freeze dried strawberries. I blame the astronaut ice cream I loved eating whenever we took family trips to the space museum. If you’re new to the world of freeze dried fruit, it has the same exact texture as the astro ice cream but a totally different flavor. Think strawberries in overdrive. Yes, it’s magical.

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Olive Oil Granola

Breakfast, Homemade

For the past couple of weeks, I’ve been partying hardcore with butter and cheese and more cheese. You’ve been here to witness all of them, and some of you lunatics even participated. Thank you for that.

But sometimes my body needs a butter and cheese break. I didn’t make any crazy plans or goals or get on any weird diet…I just woke up on Monday morning and didn’t want a ham and cheese croissant with my coffee. CRAZY!

Instead, I walked into my kitchen, looked in the cupboards and took out all of the ingredients for exactly what my body was calling for: Olive Oil Granola.

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