Have you ever noticed that around the holidays, most parties only feature protein on a meat and cheese tray? Nuts are a great protein source and while they are incredibly tasty all year long, there’s something special about nuts around the holidays. #CollectiveBias offered me the chance to create a festive holiday recipe with Planters nuts from #Walmart and I was more than happy to #GoNutsforNuts (check out that hashtag on social media to see other delicious Planters Holiday Edition-related recipes).
I have to tell you, this recipe is delicious. I’d never made my own granola before and wasn’t sure what to expect. I’m taking what I made to Wichita for Thanksgiving and will to put the tin in the trunk to avoid the temptation to snack the entire five hours we are in the car. So. much. goodness. This granola recipe is perfect for a gift (you can just put the granola back in the Planters holiday gift tin!), to keep around for holiday guests who want to munch, or for a better-for-you breakfast (I suggest unsweetened almond milk but that’s me). Continue Reading →