Monty

Slow Cooker Black Beans

  • 2 cans black beans undrained or (2 cups dry black beans – soaked overnight)
  • 5 bay leaves
  • 1⁄2 onion (cut in two quarters) (or 3 tbsp onion flakes)
  • 2 garlic cloves (or 1 tsp garlic powder)
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • enough water to fill slow cooker.

Cook on low until done.

 

  • 2 cans black beans (don’t drain)
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 – 1/2 cp cilantro
  • 1 cup broth
Monty

Granola

  • 4 cups rolled oats
  • 1 cup almonds
  • 1 cup walnuts
  • 1 cup pumpkin seeds
  • 3/4 cup sunflower seeds
  • 1/4 cup flax seeds/chia seeds/hemp seeds (whatever is around)
  • 1 tbsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 tsp allspice
  • a few shakes of ground black pepper
  • 1 can of melted OJ concentrate (12 oz.)
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup

Cook @ 325 for 60 minutes, stirring every 10 minutes.

Adapted from Korduroy.tv’s granola recipe.