Caramelized Apple Cinnamon Cluster Granola

Caramelized Apple Cinnamon Cluster Granola #vegan #glutenfree // veggieandthebeastfeast.com

I used to dislike apple-flavored things, or at least I thought so. I also thought I disliked the taste of wine, and wasn’t much for TV. Things change.

It turns out it’s the fake apple flavor that I dislike. Apple martinis? Nope. Apple candy? Noooo thanks. A packet of apple cinnamon oatmeal? Bleh.

Take some real apples (honeycrisp, preferably), peel them (at first I wrote “feel” them – hehe), chop them, then caramelize them with some brown sugar? Now we’re talking.
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Almond Butter Pumpkin Spice Breakfast Cake with Vanilla Bean Greek Yogurt Frosting

Almond Pumpkin Spice Breakfast Cake with Vanilla Bean Greek Yogurt Frosting | veggieandthebeastfeast.com

Happy Tuesday, folks! Tuesdays tend to be my “whomp whomp” day of the week, but it’s okay because THERE’S CAKE. FOR BREAKFAST.

If we’re being 100% honest, which I almost always am (it’s an affliction), I made this cake last weekend, so breakfast today was actually just peanut butter toast, which is great in its own way, but it’s not cake.

When this cake happened last Saturday, I actually intended to make snacky muffins, but honestly? I didn’t want to deal with scooping and frosting individual muffins. I feel like that sentence should probably be embarrassing for a food blogger, but this is a safe space, right? A trust tree? It’s like when I consider changing out of yoga pants on weekends before 10am…it just isn’t going to happen.
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