I love cocoa almonds. You know, those kind you buy for a snack at Target because you’re starving and they seem sort of healthy? My husband always gets annoyed with me when I open food in the store to feed my ravenous kids (or myself!). But I justify it by saying that I end up saving us so much money by not shopping while I’m hungry, right?! I digress. So those cocoa almonds are completely addicting. I was looking in my cupboards today and realized that I have cocoa. I have almonds. I have honey. I bet I could make some. So, after searching Pinterest for way too long and pouring over everyone’s version of these crunchy treats, I decided to combine them all and here’s what I came up with! Continue reading
I love granola. Maybe it’s the crunchiness. Maybe it’s the fact that you eat a super tiny bowl and are stuffed, so you feel virtuous. However, I have made lots of granola and the incredible amount of oil that is used in the recipe offsets the virtuosity of eating a tiny bowl. So began my quest for an even healthier option for granola. I found this recipe in a library book years ago and fell in love with it! I think the thing that intrigued me the most was the use of coconut milk to coat the granola. I thought that was brilliant! While it still has quite a bit of sugar, the oil content is drastically reduced. So enjoy!