cocoa & raspberry granola

after a rainstorm

fluffy chickens look like they

went through the dryer

8 servings, 250 calories

3 c oats, 1.3 oz freeze dried raspberries, 1/4 c unsweetened shredded coconut, 1/2 c cocoa, 1 t kosher salt, 2 T olive oil, 1/2 c maple syrup, 1 T vanilla

blend, gently press onto silpat-covered stone, 350 F, 30 minutes

sourdough cardamom biscotti

squirrel hanging upside

down to access the seed from

squirrel proof bird feeder

16 servings, 135 calories

1 c wheat chef, 2 T maple syrup, 1 t kosher salt, 2 t vanilla, 1 T cardamom, 1/3 c chocolate chunks, 1/4 c hazelnuts, 1/3 c warm elmhurst milked hazelnuts, 2 c white whole wheat flour

form log on silpat-covered stone; rest, covered, 5 hours; 350 F, 25 minutes; slice, 350 F, 10 minutes

crispy artichoke couscous bowls

artichoke halves cooked

with lemon, oil & salt

tender and crispy

source, 3 servings

9 oz israeli cousous, cooked; 3 halved artichokes, lemon juice, 1 bunch green onions, 1 c cooked peas, olive oil, s&p, 1/4 c dill+mint, 2 smashed cloves garlic+1 c vegan plain yogurt+pinch salt, preserved lemon

roast artichokes, onions, s&p, oil, lemon juice on parchment-lined pan, 425 F, until artichokes are blackening; add peas & half of herbs; top couscous with veggies, yogurt, preserved lemon, remaining herbs

crispy chickpea & brussels sprouts pasta

newborn fawn waits in

the tall grass while its mother

goes for refreshments

source, 3 servings

8 oz pasta+2 c pasta water; olive oil, s&p, 1 can rinsed & drained chickpeas, 2 smashed cloves garlic, 1 lb sliced brussels sprouts, 2 T capers, 1/4 c lemon juice, red pepper flakes, chives

toast chickpeas in oil, s&p; caramelize sprouts in oil, red pepper, s&p, garlic; add pasta, water, half of chickpeas, capers, lemon, chives, cook 5 minutes; top with remaining chickpeas, more black pepper & chives

chocolate swirled banana loaf

a high speed blender

whips & warms up bananas

to melt the chocolate

8 servings, 260 calories

2 c frozen bananas, 6 dates, 2 T vanilla, 1/2 t kosher salt, 1 t powder, 2.5 c white whole wheat flour, 1 c mooala unsweetened vanilla almond milk, 1 c lily’s stevia-sweetened chocolate chips

blend in order until chocolate swirls, bake in parchment-lined loaf pan, 350 F, 45 minutes