Hot Lunch Club

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June 2014

Cranberry Apricot Almond Granola

by Jen Kwan, on almond, apricot, granola, breakfast, cranberry, oats

Granola: Delicious. Fully customizable. (Keep your eye out for more versions in the future.) Functions as breakfast, snack, or dessert. Simple to make. This version features dried cranberries, dried apricots, and sliced almonds. Cranberry Apricot Almond Granola Dry Ingredients 3 cups old fashioned rolled oats 1 cup sliced almonds 1/4 cup quinoa flakes 2 Tbsp flax seeds 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1/2 tsp nutmeg 1/4 tsp salt…



March 2014

Preserve Bars

by Jen Kwan, on bar, fruit, cookie, oats, baking

In preparation for things to come, my boyfriend and I are attempting to empty our pantry out item by item. Today's special two items: blackberry preserves rolled oats The blackberry preserves in question had been sitting in our fridge untouched since the first taste because it was over-sweetened. Attempting to balance it out with some oats didn't really cut it. The bars would work out well with any preserve/jam/…



February 2014

Ranger Cookies With Chocolate Chips

by Jen Kwan, on chocolate chips, coconut, oats, baking, cookies

These cookies were recommended to me by a coworker. They are sweet, crunchy, and chewy with just a touch of chocolate. I halved this recipe from the King Arthur Flour archives. There are a few deviations dependant on ingredient availability in my kitchen and personal preferences. The essential crisp rice cereal is not pictured but we can all imagine that iconic blue box standing in the back right row there.…