Recipes — seasonal

New Italian Meatballs (Vegan + Traditional Versions)

New Italian Meatballs (Vegan + Traditional Versions)

Did you do a double take when you saw “meatballs” in a recipe blog featuring granola? You’ll be delighted by the flavor and texture our crunchy, lightly sweet Cinnamon Raisin granola adds to these hearty meatballs! Find the vegan mushroom-and-veggie variation first, followed by a conventional meaty version. Vegan New Italian Meatballs Serves 4   1 tsp olive oil ½ yellow onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 cup cremini mushrooms, coarsely chopped 1 - 14.25 oz can cooked Italian lentils 3 tbsp almond milk 1 tbsp flax meal ¾ cup Michele’s Cinnamon Raisin Granola, coarsely ground 1 tbsp ketchup...

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Smoky Beer Cheese Soup with Cranberry Pecan Granola

Smoky Beer Cheese Soup with Cranberry Pecan Granola

This indulgently rich and creamy soup is packed with bold flavor, balanced with a crunchy topping of our oat-y pecan-filled winter Cranberry Pecan granola, studded with pleasantly tart dried cranberries. Serves 6   2 tbsp unsalted butter 1 tbsp olive oil 2 shallots, minced 1 jalapeno, seeded, ribbed, and finely chopped 1 red bell pepper, finely chopped ½ tsp garlic powder 3 tsp smoked paprika 1 tsp chili powder 1 tbsp fresh thyme, finely chopped 3 tbsp all purpose flour 2 cups unsalted vegetable stock 12 oz of your favorite beer 2 cups whole milk 3 tsp salt 2 tsp...

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Apple "Nachos"

Apple "Nachos"

This wholesome snack comes together in a snap and is a real crowd pleaser! 3-4 Apples (Any variety of choice!), sliced thinly 1 cup Michele's Cinnamon Raisin Granola (or your favorite Michele's flavor!)   Peanut Butter Caramel ¼ cup peanut butter ½ cup maple syrup ½ tsp vanilla extract   Instructions: Make Caramel Sauce: In a small saucepan over medium-low heat, combine peanut butter, maple syrup and vanilla extract. Whisk continuously and bring to a boil (it should bubble up). Turn off heat. Note: the caramel thickens more as it sits. Add a teaspoon of water to thin out if...

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Loaded Sweet Potatoes

Loaded Sweet Potatoes

Simple ingredients come together deliciously, both in our granola and in this tasty fall dish, which makes a filling lunch or decadent side. We love the contrast of our crispy granola with the silky texture of Soom brand tahini! Serves 3-4 3 medium sweet potatoes, scrubbed and cleaned ¼ cup SoomⓇ Tahini 1 Tbsp rice vinegar 2 Tbsp miso paste 2 Tbsp water ½ cup Michele's Original (or choose your favorite variety) ¼ cup pomegranate seeds 2 Tbsp chopped cilantro 2 scallions sliced thinly 1 tsp toasted white & black sesame seeds Salt and pepper to taste   1. Preheat the oven...

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