Coconut Oil Banana Muffins & Fair Trade Giveaway

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My first Mother’s Day is coming up. It’s pretty monumental. For the last few years, it’s been a somber occasion inside my brain. Infertility can do that to a girl. But this year? This year is joy personified. Not everyone knows why they were put on this Earth, but I was certain from a young […]

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Butternut Squash Muffins

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I have to say that butternut squash muffins aren’t something that ever occurred to me before. But, faced with one from our weekly CSA that sat on the counter for at least two more, I knew something had to happen. Most people would immediately think soup, but I’m a weirdo. Pureed soups, unless they’re tomato, […]

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Whole Wheat Banana Muffins

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Not gonna lie. These Whole Wheat Banana Muffins are a bit of a departure from my normal baking routine. I’m not normally one to skip the butter, or use sweetener instead of sugar (except in my coffee and tea, where Splenda reigns supreme). But, when your husband comes home with instructions from his doctor to […]

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Strawberry Clementine Muffins

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This weekend I got a hankering for some muffins. Fluffy, filled with fruit and spices, and exactly the kind of breakfast to make me smile all week long. Strawberry Clementine Muffins were born. Last year, James and I went to Nashville for my cousin David’s wedding. I was dying to visit the famous Loveless Cafe, […]

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Fair Trade Chocolate and Cranberry Muffins

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We’re getting down to the wire now, folks. Less than 7 days before Christmas! I’ve been thinking we need a solidly delicious muffin recipe for Christmas morning. How about some Fair Trade Chocolate and Cranberry muffins? I decided to pop in with this great recipe for Christmas morning that uses lots of delicious Fair Trade […]

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Secret Recipe Club: Peppery Gingerbread Muffins

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It’s time for another Secret Recipe Club! This month I had the pleasure of perusing Sweet As Sugar Cookies, written by the adorable Lisa. Lisa grew up in Hawaii, that lucky girl! James and I dream of visiting Hawaii someday soon. In the meantime, I’ll comfort myself with enjoying all the scrumptious recipes to be […]

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Cranberry Orange Yogurt Muffins

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You know what’s a yogurt match made in heaven? Cranberry and orange, that’s what. I had the opportunity to first try Redwood Hill Farm’s products at the Big Summer Potluck, and I was stunned by the creamy, tangy goodness of goat’s milk yogurt.

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Tender Scuffins & King Arthur Flour Self Rising Flour

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If you’re reading this, you most likely like to dabble in the art (or science) of baking. And if you’re into baking, I hope you know all about King Arthur Flour and why they’re the best flour for consistant results, in my opinion. The big news in baking right now? King Arthur Flour has created […]

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Strawberry Lemonade Muffins

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Remember the other week when I made those crazy good strawberry scones? Well, I managed to find the same brand of strawberries here on the East Coast, and they were just as flavorful. When my Southern Living magazine arrived this month with an alluring headline on the cover: “Luscious Strawberry Desserts”, I had to flip […]

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Banana Red Walnut Muffins

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I’m chasing a white whale, I know it. But my Ishmael is clearly the perfect bakery muffin. I’ve got the texture down pat. The pancake mix is really what does it. However, I am still searching for that exquisite domed top, the high rise of those Panera Bread behemoths. I’ve got a few more tricks […]

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