Anyway, a while back when I joined my neighborhood's group, I found that this group contains so much more than "stuff". Enter Rachel who was reaching out for an amateur photographer to get some pictures taken for her cooking business: Milk and Honey. Getting some courage in my veins, I offered to help her. We set a date, and she welcomed me into her home. We shot for about an hour and I got to know Rachel better.
Her husband is doing his post-doctorate at the UW and she stays at home with her sheepish and yet adorable sons. A while back they moved to Seattle from Israel. She used to have a food blog and her own business back home, and now feeling settled in her new home, Rachel has decided to revitalize her business.
Cooking her hometown favorites and all-time comfort foods, Rachel's food opened me up to a whole new taste pallet and new ways to incorporate wholesome ingredients into my favorite foods. One dish in particular caught my eye and I asked her for the recipe. Graciously she agreed and today I share with you one of the most unique combinations I have encountered so far: quinoa granola.
I mean it, Rachel is a creative freelance baker that is a wonderful friend to have your corner. Check out Milk & Honey today!
Rachel's Quinoa Honey Granola
3 C rolled oats 2/3 C uncooked quinoa 3/4 C unsweetened apple sauce 1/2 C honey 1/2 C orange/apple juice 2 Spoons Canola oil 1 TBS Cinnamon (optional) 1 TBS Vanilla exact 1/2 TBS salt Optional 1.5 C of dry fruits and nuts
Pre Heat ovet to 350 F Mix everything (not including the nuts and fruits)
Pure on a baking sheet and bake for 35-45 min stir occasionally
After cooling you can add the fruits and nuts