I think my love for KIND bars began when I found one at Starbucks. I was so thrilled to find something gluten free that I could actually eat with my coffee there! I loved the fact that they were made of only natural nuts, berries, and chocolate and no weirdo ingredients. Also, they come in sooo many different flavors. I’m actually on a mission to try them all 🙂  You could imagine my delight when I found that KIND made gluten-free granola. The Oats and Honey Clusters with Coconut quickly became my all time fave, and I have been eating it ever since.

Here are a couple of recipes that I like to enjoy with my KIND granola!

Berries and Cream

This recipe is adapted from an original recipe by The Pioneer Woman, Ree Drummond.

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Add 1/2 C. of plain, gluten free yogurt to 1/4 C. half and half. Stir together. Put 2 tbsp. brown sugar (or more if you like your yogurt sweeter) on top of the mixture. Do NOT stir the brown sugar in. Place in the refrigerator for 20-30 minutes. After the proper time has elapsed, stir the sugar into the yogurt. Layer yogurt mixture, fruit, and KIND Oats and Honey Clusters granola into a bowl. This is such a quick and easy breakfast or snack!

Baked Peaches

Many people assume that granola is only for breakfast. Well, I am here to tell you that it can make a fabulous dessert as well! My baked peaches are such a great healthy dessert that anyone will love!

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Preheat oven to 375 degrees. In a bowl, mix 2 tbsp. of butter with 1 tsp. of cinnamon, 2 tbsp. of brown sugar, and a tsp. of pure almond extract. Mash together with a fork. Wash and halve two peaches and remove the pit. Place them face side up in an 8 by 8 baking dish. Spread the butter mixture evenly onto the peaches. Bake for 25-30 minutes.

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Top baked peaches with gluten-free frozen vanilla yogurt and KIND Oats and Honey Clusters granola. It tastes just like a peach cobbler!

I hope you love granola as much as I do!