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Honey Roasted Carrots

Food + DrinkHailey AndresenComment

Ingredients:

  • 1 bunch carrots, peeled and quartered
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon raw sugar
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

Instructions:

  • Set your oven to 350 degrees.
  • Peel and quarter your carrots. 
  • Spray your baking dish. Toss your carrots in olive oil and place in the dish, spreading them evenly. 
  • Bake for 30 minutes. 
  • Remove and top with honey and raw sugar. Serve warm. 

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Photography by Amy Frances

Homemade Granola

Food + DrinkHailey AndresenComment

Yogurt, fruit and granola is one of my favorite breakfast items and snacks. It kills me every time I go out and order it and it costs between $5 and $8 when you could buy pre-made granola or make it yourself at home for so much cheaper. So I decided I would take a swing at making it at home. This isn't the most healthy recipe, hence the two sticks of butter, but it sure is delicious and easy to make, plus it makes your whole home smell incredible. I paired this homemade granola with Brown Cow maple yogurt and blackberries. You can make this healthier by using a substitute for butter and by obviously pairing it with a non-fat plain yogurt or even almond milk, but for this particular instance I decided to give in to my sweet pregnancy cravings. What's new? Hah.

Ingredients: 

2 cups of rolled oats

1 1/4 cups of mixed raw nuts

2/3 cups of seeds

1 tsp cinnamon

2 sticks of butter

1/2 cup of honey

1 1/2 cups of dried cranberries

Instructions:

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

In a medium size sauce pan melt butter and honey over low heat. add in your cinnamon and stir until honey and butter are completely melted. Remove from heat.

In a large mixing bowl combine your oats, nuts, seeds & dried cranberries.

Add your honey & butter mixture to your dry ingredients and mix. 

Spread out on a well oiled baking sheet and bake for 45 minutes. Toss every 10 minutes to prevent burning. remove from oven, let cool, store in a covered container and enjoy!

Photography by Amy Frances

Honey, you're a Peach! Cocktail or Mocktail recipe

Food + DrinkHailey AndresenComment

Ingredients 

2 oz. Rye whiskey

2 dashes of bitters

juice of 1/2 a lemon

1/2 of a peach, muddled

garnish with peach-o

1 oz. Honey

1 oz. Hot water

ice

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*Substitute green tea for whiskey to make it a mocktail!

Instructions:

Make your honey syrup - combine 1 oz honey with 1 oz boiling water and stir until the honey is completely melted. 

Cut your peach in half and slice in to small pieces.

In your shaker combine your whiskey, bitters, lemon juice, honey syrup, & peach slices.

Muddle your peach slices. 

Add in ice & shake until your shaker is cold to the touch. 

Strain in to your glass & garnish with a peach-o! 

This recipe & the photos were provided by amy frances