Friday, October 28, 2011

Vegan MoFo Day 28: Homemade Granola and Edamame Guacamole

I decided to take matters into my own hands and make my own granola. I'm pretty tired of searching through the bags and bags of granola at the grocery stores looking for one without sugar (that's also not $16). Its quite easy to make. I'd add a couple extra ingredients next time but for a first round.....I'll take it.

Banana Granola

2 tbsp flax seeds
1 carrot
2 ripe bananas
1/2 cup water
2 tsp vanilla
4 cups rolled oats
4 tsp cinnamon
1/2 trail mix
3 tbsp agave nectar
1/4 cup coconut meat
Sprinkle hemp

1. Add Carrot and flax seeds to blender or food processor and blend until finely chopped. Add banana's and water and process until smooth.
2. Mix all remaining ingredients in a large bowl and spread over a lightly greased baking sheet.
3. Bake at 350 for 25 minutes. ENJOY!

Notes: next time I would add a 1/2 cup apple sauce and 1 tsp nutmeg.

I added it to my Coconut yogurt this morning and it was yummy!!

I have been wanting to make Edamame Hummus for a while now but I keep forgetting. Last night I combined 2 of my favorite dips into one awesome dip with a twist.

Edamame Guacamole
1 avocado
1 cup edamame
2 handfuls spinach
1/2 tsp sea salt
1/4 cup water
1/2 lemon
pepper to taste
2 tbsp chili flakes
1 tbsp garlic powder

1. Add all ingredients to a blender or food processor and process until smooth

Note: I used mine as a sauce so I added 1/4 cup more water to make it more liquidy.

Crazy green colour! Love green food!

Then I mixed it with quinoa and the TruRoots Organic Sprouted Bean Trio and voila!

Yummy! Nutritious salad for lunch. This was good hot and cold actually.

Well its Halloween weekend. I hope everyone is up to no good, I know I am. Lol. I didn't get much done on my costume last night as planned. A gf came over and I got distracted. I did have another go at the painting and hat part. The hat looks ok but not good enough, so I'm gonna try to finish it tonight or tomorrow day time. I can't stop painting the rooster big. Lol. I like big..............I won't finish that sentence. Keep it PG13. ;)

Peace MoFo's!!!




  1. I love that you're making your own granola. That's something I've been really interested in trying lately.

  2. LOL I can't wait to make another one! I felt like such a hippy but I love it. haha.