After I devoured my Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies last week, I was looking for another way to use up my pumpkin puree. There are so many possibilities but I decided to try my hand at Pumpkin Pie Granola. The result was a fragrant and delicious granola that reminded me of Pumpkin Pie. We were able to enjoy it throughout the week as a snack and for breakfast. I was so glad I made a batch of this Pumpkin Pie Granola!
I have been making my own granola for about a year now. Ever since then, I have stopped buying cereal. I always thought it would take too long to make my own granola, but once I made it the first time I realized how easy it was! Over time, I have learned some tips and tricks to make the best granola:
Coat the oats evenly with the liquid mixture. Take your time to mix well so that there are no dry areas remaining.
Don't mix your granola while it is baking. A lot of recipes will tell you to mix your granola half way through so that it evenly cooks. This results in gran...
Happy October! In my household, October means pumpkin season. Every October, I make as many pumpkin recipes as I can. By the end of the month, I am usually ready to say goodbye to pumpkin until the following year! A few years ago, I started this pumpkin tradition using canned pumpkin. Last year, I started buying pumpkin and making my own puree and to my surprise, it wasn't as complicated as it seems.
I know it may seem like an unnecessary step to your pumpkin pie making but I want you to bear with me for a moment. We have become so disconnected from our food that it has become the norm to buy pumpkin from a can. I mean, when was the last time you bought a fresh pumpkin and ate it? Yes it may take a bit longer to make your own pumpkin puree but it is another way to be more connected to your food.
This year, I went to a local farm and picked up my own pumpkins! The whole experience became more than just "picking up a can of pumpkin". It was an opportunity for my family to enjoy some...