Tropical Toasted Coconut Stovetop Granola

tropical toasted coconut stovetop granola // my bacon-wrapped life

As anyone who’s followed along with this here blog over the past few years knows, I never, ever get sick of new homemade granola recipes. And this tropical toasted coconut stovetop granola just happens to be my new favorite!

First things first: despite it’s traditional sheet pan appearances, this really is a stovetop granola. No baking. Comes together in a flash. All that good stuff. I just spread it out on a sheet pan to cluster (critical step) and then took all my pictures on it and realized how silly and confusing that was. WHOOPS.


Almond Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies

almond flour chocolate chip cookies // my bacon-wrapped life

You know what is, hands-down, the best part of moving?

The built-in excuse to “use up” all the ingredients in your refrigerator!

I absolutely hate wasting food, so I’m feeling fortunate that we’re moving close enough that I can actually bring all of our pantry ingredients with us. But the fridge? Everything’s gotta go! Most of the things in our fridge are pretty straightforward (eggs, butter, milk, etc.) but I had the majority of a bag of almond meal in there from these bad boys and just couldn’t bear to let it go to waste (that shit is expensive, yo). Enter: almond flour chocolate chip cookies!!


Foodie Favorites – April 6, 2016

foodie favorites - april 6, 2016 // my bacon-wrapped life

The most amazing fried chicken at Hopscotch in Oakland – my new favorite place, and just a few minutes’ walk from our new apartment! This could be bad…

Hey everyone! How’s your week going? As I mentioned in Sunday’s post, we are moving in a few weeks, so weekends for the next month or so are going to be filled with packing, moving, and unpacking! We are so, so excited for our new place though, so hopefully it will all be worth it. Naturally, I’m distracting myself from the 9 million things I have to do by looking at pictures of food – care to join me?? Here are this week’s Foodie Favorites!

This homemade chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream is giving me all the feels. I want a pint of this with one spoon, stat!

Creamy farro with white beans and kale is so right up my dinner alley. I want to try this creamy technique!