Extra Chunky Autumn Spice Granola

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So in my last post I confessed my addiction for everything and anything pumpkin spiced…. case in point; I am doing my second Pumpkin Spice post of the week. Ha! I told you I’m obsessed. Are you in fall pumpkin spice overload yet? I’m so sorry if Pumpkin Spice isn’t your thing, but I just couldn’t help myself. I have been testing out homemade granola recipes with a good fall theme for our upcoming markets, and this one was such a success I just had to share it with you.

I’ll keep this one short today, because I rambled on and on last time. So here is the gist peeps – this granola… it’s da’ bomb. Uhmm yeah –  like seriously DA’ BOMB! I mean honestly, when you combine brown butter, maple syrup and warm spices with pecans and chunky oat clusters of deliciousness……… how can you possibly go wrong?? You just can’t.

So yeah… I fell like this granola requires no further explanation – here is the recipe, but please use it wisely because if you make too much you may find yourself in a similar situation as I, where I consumed a little to much of it for my own good….. and when I say “a little too much” I mean like the whole bowl…. Truth.

Don’t judge – this stuff is dangerous or as my friend Kelly would say “it’s the tits.” Haha – love that girl. Give this one a try and let me know what you think!

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Healthier Peanut Butter Granola

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Hi everybody!

So it was recently brought to my attention that we are now in the month of May, and as such it is time for us to start focusing on a little thing that we women dread hearing about – that’s right, I am talking about beach body season (insert eye roll and exasperated sigh here.) Mhmmm, beach body season… aka the bane of my existence.

This is the time of year where my serious neglect of ab work during my winter work out routine comes back to bite me in the ass! Not to mention I took full advantage of the fact that thick oversized sweaters were totally in this year to hide my mid section all winter long, and subsequently I may have been a little (a lot) extra lenient when it came to my abdominal situation this year… can anybody else relate to this oversized sweater fashion induced extra tummy weight??? If you answered yes to this question, first I give you a virtual high five – high ya! – we are in this together! And second, below is a recipe for the perfect healthy, yet totally delicious snack, to help you kick start your 2015 beach body diet! We got this!

So because I am a self aware, peanut butter addict and I can’t get through a day without a peanut butter fix in some shape or form, I decided that the best thing for me to do to get my but in gear for bikini season would be to create a healthier way to enjoy peanut butter- that is, as opposed to just spooning it straight from the jar 😀 Thus, the recipe for this peanut butter granola was born! Read More