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Stress Free Granola

So I had a very stressful day today and release myself I've decided to bake which is something I refuse to do because what I bake never comes out as it supposed to. But today being a very stressful and wanting something sweet that's vegan so I thought baking would be the right remedy to my stress. Baking being my least of my skills instead of the granola turning into a granola bar it turned into a granola cereal, which is fine because I can still eat it either for breakfast or late night snack.  I love granola bars and cereal because it has many nutritional values; that could help lower your cholesterol and prevent certain chronic diseases. This is my revised version of Oh She Glow granola with little modification here and there to make it my own. 
INGREDIENTS ·1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract ·2 cups of gluten-free rolled oats ·1 cup of steel-coats   ·1/2-3/4 cup dried cherries (organic) ·1/2 cup walnuts, chopped ·1/2 cup pepitas seeds  ·1/2 cup sliced almonds ·1 teaspoon coca powder ·1 c…

What's on My cooking Bookshelf?

When I came first became vegetarian I had no idea what I was doing; my initial motive was driven by a desire of losing weight, but as the years went by it turned into a lifestyle driven by a concern of how unsustainable our current food system is. As well as general concern with the increase industrialization of our food system; this concern was further reinforced when I read Michael Pollan book The Omnivore's Dilemma: A NaturalHistory of Four Meals, a fantastic book that provides a critically look into our food industry.
I an cannot say precisely when I turned vegetarian I might be now 11-12 years now, but it does not matter to me anymore because is sorta a life style to me now. But this is not to say when I started it was easy, it was hard particularly trying to find the perfect meal that's easy for me to cook without depending on my mother. 
This finally changed when I finally got bought my first vegan book; Easy Vegan: Simple Recipes for Healthy Eating by Vatcharin Bhumichit…