I could not be saved from the grip of The Munchies. This delectable stir-fry was chased by a Green Monster, a square of 85% Lindt, frozen grapes, and this:
Candy. Crunchy candy. I would have infinitely preferred these clearance mini Luna bars if they were the chewy kind instead of the puffed soy nuts kind.
But even after all of that, I was still a bottomless pit. Then I had a bright idea. What better way to sneak in more snacky calories than to make something new that requires lots of taste testing? Example: my first batch of almond butter!
I used the last of my peanut butter this morning, and don't want to have to make a run to the grocery store just for
I added a little more canola oil at the end—about a half teaspoon?—because the butter wasn't quite smooth enough for my liking. I stored the batch in a small old Kroger PB jar.
Minus a few fingerfuls, of course. The fingerfuls were deeeelicious, but I'll let you know how it holds up when it really matters (in oatmeal) tomorrow.
While I had the oven on and dry Vitamix container out, I also made a few of these:
Oatmeal Cookie energy bars! Recipe forthcoming tomorrow, because if I gave up everything at once I wouldn't have enough material to write about every day.