Not-Too-Sweet Granola + Processed Sugar and Eating Mindfully

Granola and I go way back. Our love affair began around 2014, when I was introduced to the concept of the granola bar. I’d chuck Nature Valley Fruit & Nut bars into every bag I owned, making sure I constantly had one on hand as a “just-in-case” snack. I probably ate one a day. Sometimes even two. What I didn’t realize at the time was that these bars were really just a whole lot of sugar poured over oats and more sugar.

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Curried Yogurt-Marinated Chicken with Glazed Grapes

Dreaming up this recipe definitely helped me restore some of the positive energy that had been lacking in my life. (Need context? See this post→Anything Frittata + A New Manifesto.) It was inspired by the absolutely LIT curried chicken salad at Whole Foods Market. Seriously, I daydream about eating whole tubs of that stuff on the daily.

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