Not Too Sweet Granola

Start the day off right with homemade granola, not too sweet, made with lots of grainy goodness. I go back and forth between buying breakfast cereal for its convenience and completely abandoning it for its questionable nutrition. Yes, really. I said that. I’m sorry, mamas, but it’s true. That thing that makes our life so […]

Maple Vanilla Almond Granola

Homemade granola is easy to make and a great way to save money on breakfast fare. Flavored with maple and vanilla, this recipe is a hit at my house. My family loves cold cereal. That is clearly one of their comfort foods. It used to be that I could pick up boxed cereals for less […]

Maple Granola with Oats, Nuts, and Seeds

I love granola. And I love it even more with yogurt and fresh fruit. Yum! Almost like dessert — and a great way to get lots of whole grains. This granola is the simplest one I’ve ever made. Simply toss oats, nuts, and seeds with a little salt and maple syrup. Bake until crisp. Delicious!

Maple Granola

Granola can be a pretty pricey grocery store item. However, it is very easy to make your own at home. If you can buy the ingredients in bulk and/or on sale, you will further reduce the cost. If maple syrup is out of the budget, you can easily substitute honey.