This is a dangerously delicious combination of savory and sweet, buttery and crunchy. It's quick and easy to make and oh so good.
Baked Brie with Granola and Marmalade
1 round of brie cheese
1/4 cup - 1/3 cup orange marmalade (depending on the size of brie)
1/2 cup Bird's Nest Cranberry Flax Granola
1) Place brie on parchment lined rimmed baking sheet.
2) Spread a layer of marmalade on top of brie and top with granola.
3) Bake in preheated oven at 375 degrees for about 10-12 minutes until cheese is soft and granola is golden.
4) Serve with crackers and pear or apple slices.
This summer I had the privilege of visiting Askegaard Organic Farm, the supplier of our organic golden flaxseed. Located in Moorhead Minnesota and the fertile Red River Valley, this small farm is run by Mark Askegaard and his daughter Beth. The Askegaards are a fifth generation farming family with a passion for preserving the land and promoting healthy rural communities through organic agriculture and local foods.
Flax is a hearty crop that produces stunning periwinkle flowers before turning into tall, thin stalks. This small grain is a nutritional powerhouse providing a great source of omega-3’s, dietary fiber, and lignans. Mark and Beth dedicate 40 acres of their farm to growing organic flax. Mark plants in early June and harvests the flax in September.
This flaxseed is buttery, full of flavor, certified organic, and grown with love… a perfect ingredient for our granola.
I love fall! There's the promise of cooler weather, stunning desert sunsets and lots of local apples showing up at the farmers market. Here's a recipe that celebrates all the goodness of the changing season. Buy some locally grown apples, order some granola and enjoy this delicious smoothie.
Bird's Nest Apple Cinnamon Granola Smoothie
2 cups unsweetened almond milk
3/4 cup Birds' Nest Apple Cinnamon Granola
2 large apples cored and sliced
1 frozen banana
1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
1 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp ground cardamom
1" piece vanilla bean (optional)
4-5 ice cubes
1) Combine all ingredients in blender and blend until smooth.
2) Pour into 4 glasses and top with extra granola.
Makes about 4-5 cups