Sweet Rosemary Sesame Pecans

I made these Sweet Rosemary Sesame Pecans as a Christmas gift this year. Addicting, sweet, salty, and savory, these were devoured within minutes. I might have to start a new holiday tradition with this recipe. The best part is that this snack is whipped up in a matter of minutes. Keep a watchful eye when toastingContinue reading “Sweet Rosemary Sesame Pecans”

Oil-Free Granola

Now that our stomachs have expanded thanks to Thanksgiving dinner, here’s a lighter and yet still filling snack to help you get back on track. This Oil-Free Granola uses applesauce, or if you have any on hand, pumpkin, to bind the oats and nuts together.  Because this recipe does not call for oil, it lacks thatContinue reading “Oil-Free Granola”

Lost Packages (and a Peanut Butter Granola Recipe)

When I was abroad in Australia, I was surprised to learn that most Aussie students did not know their mail man. They were startled that I knew my mailman on a first-name basis (shout out to Bob!), and that I would always say hello when I passed him delivering mail. I appreciate the hard workContinue reading “Lost Packages (and a Peanut Butter Granola Recipe)”

Sweet and Salty Granola

A few weeks ago, I made a Christmas gift. No, it wasn’t some sloppily-made ceramic vase. Nope, it wasn’t an arts and crafts photo frame with pom-poms and glitter. Nor was it a gift certificate for “one free read” of a book (unfortunately this is a gift I once gave to my Dad when IContinue reading “Sweet and Salty Granola”