Mini Blueberry Pancake Muffins

Mini Blueberry Pancake Muffins These came together so fast, turned out great, and tasted just like a blueberry pancake, so I had to share them with you ASAP! Thankfully the sun was shining and bouncing off the fresh snow just right, so I could get some pictures before I devoured them. Jade hates it when I take pictures of food instead of eating it. She must think humans are the weirdest things ever. Poor dog.

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Blueberry Muffins with Lemon Zest

Blueberry Muffins with Lemon ZestI used to have a blueberry muffin recipe on here, but I just wasn’t satisfied with it. In my Food Prep lab last semester, we studied muffins and it was interesting to me because we were taught that muffins should be dense, small, and frankly kind of unattractive. But in America we expect muffins to be tall, fluffy, pretty, and sweet…so basically, an unfrosted cupcake.Blueberry Muffins with Lemon Zest Continue reading

Double Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

Double Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

This is the third time I’m updating this recipe with better photos and more clear instructions (because, wow, it was hard to follow before!). Mostly I was just excited to take my first food photos in our new place, which has tons of natural light. Eventually I want to update ALL of my posts with better photos, but I had to do this one because it’s so tasty. I doubled the zucchini and they turned out great! I recommend spraying your muffin tin or liners with some cooking spray, because these muffins like to stick. Don’t let that stop you though, because they’re healthy enough for breakfast but taste like dessert!

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Fresh Strawberry Muffins

I admit, before this, strawberry muffins weren’t something I’d ever considered making.

Strawberry muffins- loaded with fresh berries and topped with a berry glaze, these muffins are packed with flavor!

I love strawberries fresh or in ice cream, but baked? I was afraid I’d lose that sweet berry flavor! I asked for suggestions on Facebook for what to bake with all my fresh berries, and a friend suggested muffins. I said I’d give it a shot, and wow, I’m so grateful she said that! These are amazing. Proof that other people are much smarter than I am. 🙂 These are a perfect breakfast, treat, or even dessert. The glaze is sweet but adds a nice shot of flavor. You can definitely skip it, though. Continue reading

Homemade English Muffins

Chewy, light, and airy- these muffins are amazing!

I’m so addicted to english muffins. If I buy a package, I end up eating them all within the week. Once they’re toasted and smeared with peanut butter, honey or jam, I cannot resist. They’re the perfect snack or breakfast! They’re so good, yet too expensive for my tastes. I’ve been searching for the perfect recipe for awhile now, and this one is really simple. I love it when I have all the ingredients at home!

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Bakery-Style Chocolate Chip Muffins

Chocolate chip muffins

I have two brothers and two sisters. I’m the youngest. Everyone else is two years apart except me, I’m three years and three months behind my sister. We all get along great and I love spending time with them. My sister, Amy, is closest in age to me and we did everything together growing up. It was like having a built-in best friend for life, and luckily that’s still true! We both had a Friday off recently, so I went to visit her and we just hung out for most of the day. Then we made these muffins that I’d been dying to try ever since I saw them on Pinterest.

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Chocolate Raspberry Muffins

Chocolate Raspberry Muffins

These are really tasty and come together so quickly! The berries are tart and the chocolate’s sweetness balances the tartness out perfectly. This recipe is a great muffin base that can be adjusted to your flavor preferences. I recently used it to make black raspberry muffins using frozen black raspberries. I made these with a pint of fresh raspberries. I stored the muffins in the fridge because I never have any luck leaving food made with fresh fruit out. Continue reading