Although I had a few complaints about the recipes and level of mushiness I did not hate these past two weeks. I discovered half a dozen or more recipes that I would keep in my repertoire, gained a new appreciation for smoothies, and really broke in my vitamix. I also ate way more vegetables than I usually would and significantly cut down on my consumption of processed junk. But unfortunately, I will have to take a hiatus from the book as my time off from work has come to an end and my schedule became very tight and I am not ready to work and do all this cooking/meal planning. So enjoy the last Anti-Inflammatory Diet in 21 post.
I never made my own granola before but I do love granola so I was excited to make this. The recipe called for rolled oats, sunflower seeds, cinnamon, coconut oil, and maple syrup. The author says you can add fruits or nuts so I decided to add some dried dates to the recipe. Most of her recipes fall on the not sweet enough side for me but this one was perfect. It was also easy to make – you just mix everything together and stir it as it bakes every few minutes. I will definitely be making my own granola in the future!
Leftovers from 4th of July BBQ