Recipes

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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Toasty Muesli Bread

Toasty Muesli Bread

Is there anything more comforting than a loaf of homemade bread? The all-natural oats, nuts, seeds and raisins in our Toasted Muesli add wonderful texture and wholesome flavor to this toothsome loaf of bread. You’ll want to have the help of a stand mixer to bring this dough together. Makes 1 loaf 1 ½ cups warm water (115 degrees) 2 ¼ tsp active dry yeast 1 tsp sugar ¼ cup honey (or agave maple syrup if you're baking for strict vegans) 2 tsp salt 3 ¾ cups all purpose flour 1 ½ cups Michele’s Toasted Muesli (now back in stock in...

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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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Cranberry Pecan Energy Bites

Cranberry Pecan Energy Bites

The toasty oats and pecans, tart dried cranberries and warming spice of our winter Cranberry Pecan granola make a tasty base for these fun + quick energy bites! You can swap in any variety of Michele's Granola when Cranberry Pecan is not in season so you can enjoy these year-round. Makes 15 bites2/3 cup creamy peanut butter2 Tbsp honey2 tsp vanilla extract¼ cup flax mealA 12-ounce bag of Michele's Cranberry Pecan Granola, lightly crumbled1. In a mixing bowl, stir together peanut butter, honey and vanilla extract. 2. Add flax meal and crumbled granola. Stir until evenly coated in peanut butter mixture.3. Transfer...

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