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Getting Crunchy
Add a sweet touch to your smoothie bowl or yogurt parfait with locally made granola


February 2017

1 With whole almonds, oats, pumpkin and sesame seeds, and bright, tart cranberries, the granola from the Riverwest Co-op is perfect atop a bowl of yogurt. Riverwest Co-op Grocery and Café, 733 E. Clarke St., (414) 264-7933,

2 A deeper, nuttier flavor marks Troubadour’s homemade granola made with chopped pecans and sliced almonds and sweetened with honey and vanilla. Troubadour Bakery at Colectivo, various locations,

3 This grain-free walnut pecan granola made with almond slivers, blueberries and pepita seeds is pleasingly sweet and nutty with occasional bursts of tartness from the cherries. Blooming Lotus Bakery, 2215 E. North Ave., (414) 212-8010,

4 A toasted, cinnamony flavor permeates City Market’s homemade original granola that also offers great texture from its sliced almonds, chipped coconut and pecan pieces. City Market Café & Bakehouse, Shorewood, Wauwatosa and Whitefish Bay,

5 For a double dose of sweetness, try chocolate raisin granola with buttery oats, salty peanuts and flax seeds. Sendik’s Food Market, various locations,


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