Recipes

Overnight Maple Cinnamon Chia Pudding with Michele’s Toasted Muesli

Overnight Maple Cinnamon Chia Pudding with Michele’s Toasted Muesli

Chia seeds have gained a reputation as a “superfood,” and there’s good reason why: These tiny little seeds are rich in protein, fiber and calcium, plus omega-3 fatty acids that support our health in so many ways. They’re also really tasty as part of an over-night breakfast pudding, like this one from Michele’s kitchen!   Overnight Maple Cinnamon Chia Pudding with Michele’s Toasted Muesli1 medium ripe banana 3 T. black chia seeds¾ c. of your favorite almond milk (I used vanilla flavored almond milk and the pudding was not too sweet. Toasted coconut almond milk or unsweetened would also be...

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Pumpkin Pie Squares

Pumpkin Pie Squares

Just in time for fall, Michele is sharing a tasty new recipe from her kitchen: “I like to draw out pumpkin season as long as possible, and these are a great sweet treat that help you do just that. I had one for breakfast this morning, but they’d be great on a Thanksgiving buffet too! These are not super sweet, so if you’d like to add sweetness, try blending ¼ c. maple syrup into the filling, or substitute sweetened almond milk for the canned coconut milk.” - Michele Pumpkin Pie Squares with Michele’s Ginger Hemp GranolaFor the crust:1 c. graham...

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Spinach, Apple and Tofu Salad

Michele has another delicious recipe to share using her seasonal Apple Quinoa granola! Let us know if you give this tasty salad a try...Spinach, Apple and Tofu Salad with Michele’s Apple Quinoa GranolaFor the dressing:1 apple, thinly sliced1 Tablespoon oil1/2 cup apple cider vinegar1 Tablespoon pure maple syrup1 Tablespoon fresh sage1/2 teaspoon kosher salt¼ teaspoon black pepper2/3 cup olive oilFor the salad:1 block of extra firm tofu, drained6 oz. spinach1 apple, thinly sliced3/4 cup sliced celery root1 cup Michele’s Apple Quinoa GranolaCook sliced apple in a skillet with oil for 5 minutes. Remove from heat, transfer to a blender. Add...

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Spinach & Strawberry Salad

Looking for a salad to wow at your Memorial Day picnic? Michele is sharing a simple + delicious recipe from her own kitchen:Spinach & Strawberry Salad (adapted from Allrecipes.com)2 bunches spinach, rinsed and torn into bite-size pieces4 cups sliced strawberries½ cup slivered almonds1 cup Michele’s Original, Ginger Hemp or Lemon Pistachio granola½ cup vegetable oil¼ cup distilled white vinegar½ cup white sugar½ teaspoon paprika2 tablespoons sesame seeds1 tablespoon poppy seeds In a large serving bowl, toss together the spinach and strawberries In a medium bowl, whisk together the oil, vinegar, sugar, paprika, sesame seeds and poppy seeds. Pour over the...

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