Monday, November 26, 2012
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John has been enjoying yogurt in the mornings for breakfast. I knew this; for the last two weeks, I have seen the yogurts disappearing in the fridge. Which is a good thing - I love that he's eating this for breakfast; it's healthy and gets him through to whatever leftovers he is having for lunch that day (sometimes being a blogger boyfriend is fun, sometimes, no fun - like having to eat all the leftovers).
We picked out a few granola varieties together and then this past Sunday I set out to make them. The first one is this peanut butter variation. I love it because it's quick, easy, and I always have these ingredients in the house. John loved it's true peanut butter flavor in vanilla or greek yogurts. I can promise you this will be the easiest granola you will ever make, and it will be devoured fast! I like to double the recipe and bring some for my yogurt at lunchtime.
Serves: 6 (1/4 cup granola)
1/4 cup peanut butter
3 tablespoons honey
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 1/2 cup oats
1/2 cup raisins
Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. In a large, microwave-safe bowl, combine peanut butter and honey. Microwave for about 30 seconds, until the peanut butter is melted. Stir. Add cinnamon, vanilla, oats, and raisins. Mix well, until the oats are completely covered in the peanut butter mixture. Grease a cookie sheet with cooking spray. Then, pour the oat mixture onto the cookie sheet spreading it into one thick layer. Bake for 8-10 minutes, until browned. Let cool and transfer to an airtight container. Store for up to two weeks.
Until the next time my oven is on...
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