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OCT 2016

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[ ] taste by Carol Sorgen Great Grains Sweet meets savory in these protein-rich granola treats. Granola Bars Yield: Two-dozen bars 3 cups rolled oats 1 1 / 2 to 2 1 / 2 cups total of pumpkin seeds, chopped almonds, puff ed rice and puff ed quinoa 1 cup dried cranberries 1 / 4 tsp. salt 2 / 3 cup peanut butter 2 / 3 cup honey 2-4 oz. vegan chocolate, melted Mix dry ingredients in a large bowl. Whisk together peanut butter and honey (can be done over a low heat). Combine both mixtures, then spread into a parchment-lined or oil-sprayed 13 ˝x 9˝dish, using a spatula to spread evenly and compress. Refrigerate for a few hours, cut into bars then dip into melted chocolate. Can be stored in the fridge for a week, or frozen for several months. u S et in Southwestern Pennsylvania's Laurel Highlands, Nemacolin Woodlands Resort (nemacolin.com) is a 2,000-acre playground that off ers activities ranging from golf to paintball. When guests feel the need to wind down, they head to the on-site Woodlands Spa or Holistic Healing Center. The latter, a mixed indoor and outdoor space, includes four treatment rooms, group and private meditation areas, and a small consultation space. In keeping with the property's healthy living vibe, guests are treated to the Center's signature homemade granola bars, packed with protein: almonds, peanut butter and puff ed quinoa, which boasts more than eight grams in a single cup. Dried cranberries, honey and dark vegan chocolate add a touch of natural sweetness. To enable guests to continue their health- conscious diets at home, the Center sends them off with the recipe. "When making the bars on their own," says director of operations Stephanie A. Wendell, "our guests are thinking of Nemacolin, and when sharing them with friends and family, they're talking about Nemacolin." Now that's a marketing tool, bar none. COURTESY NEMACOLIN WOODLANDS RESORT [42] • DAYSPA • october 2016

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