This weekend I made a new kind of granola. It's amazing at least my husband and I think so, the teen not so much. This granola is on the savory side. It would be great on top of brie with touch of onion jam. Since there are dairy allergies in our house we have started using Jules Foods cashew brie, which can be purchased at Vida Pour Tea in Greensboro located on State Street in Irving Park. I love this sweet tea shop, Sarah has several varieties of hand crafted teas, in addition to carrying locally made baked goods, kefir, kombucha and coffee. You can also find sleep, baby, feminine & masculine care products. In addition to ceramics, natural dental, honey, ayurveda, and plenty of tea-ware of course. If you are local go check out her shop and tell the girls behind the counter Mary sent you. Otherwise you can visit her online.
I have had a love affair with pumpkin spice way before pumpkin spice lattes were a thing. I remember going to pumpkin farms looking for the perfect pumpkin and cookbook to go with that pumpkin. It was my favorite fall ritual. Soon pumpkin spice lattes appeared on the scene, yes I fell in love with those too. However as I have grown and my tastes have changed I find pumpkin spice lattes have a bit too much sugar for me. If I have a craving for one, I will make it at home with a nice cup of coffee, pumpkin puree, coconut cream, pumpkin spice and just a touch of sweetener. I usually use maple syrup, coconut sugar or stevia.
In light of it being fall and pumpkins are everywhere, we are no offering our Pumpkin Spice Granola, original (sweeten with maple syrup), sugar free (sweeten with stevia) and nut free (made just with seeds and hemp hearts).
Mary, is the creator and founder of PaleoLove Company, Mom, wife, friend, partner in crime, and entrepreneur. She has been a lover of art, food and traveling since she was very young. She began her paleo journey just out of curiosity, then her oldest daughter developed health problems where she needed to consume a low carb low sugar diet. It is here where she developed her skills in creating and making low sugar low carb treats and eats.