Cranberry Apple Muffins

Cranberry Apple Muffins

Because, because, because it’s Monday and I have apples and the holidays are around the corner which means I also have cranberries. So I made Cranberry Apple Muffins. Just because.

Pear Muffins with Cardamom

Pear Muffins with Cardamom

This Pear and Cardamom muffin falls in the middle of virtuous and fancy.They are relatively low in fat, but drizzled in a sweet glaze… and I’ve packed them full of fruit.

Straight Up Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

Straight Up Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

This banana chocolate chip muffin is a statement. It is not trying to solve your health and diet problems. No it is just muffin. Eat the muffin. Enjoy the muffin. Then walk away. Call it what it is. Be happy with it. And get on with your life.

Whole Wheat and Blueberry Waffles

Whole Wheat and Blueberry Waffles

There is something special about waffles. Effort and planning is involved. Or at least, it appears that way. In reality, as long as you have a waffle maker, they are about as much hassle as pancakes.

Peanut Butter Banana Bread

Peanut Butter Banana Bread

Perhaps I’m guilty of emotionally driven baking. Yeah, probably. I wanted to make him a special treat. This peanut butter banana bread is it.

Zucchini, Lemon Thyme and Onion Flatbread | “Spices & Seasons” Blog Cookoff

Zucchini, Lemon Thyme and Onion Flatbread | “Spices & Seasons” Blog Cookoff

This Zucchini, Lemon Thyme and Onion flatbread from Rinku Bhattacharya’s “Spices & Seaons” was something I just had to try. I love the idea of using pureed zucchini in the dough. Soon enough we will all have too many zucchini’s to deal with and finding something new to do with zucchini is always on my to-do list.

Millet and Oat Muffins #vegan

Millet and Oat Muffins #vegan

I really hate to add to your To-Do list for the weekend, but a batch of these muffins would be a good idea. They stash nicely in the freezer and given that they are fairly low in sugar they make a healthy addition for the kids lunch box. Or better yet, with a piece of fruit and slathered with nut butter they are a quick and compact little breakfast.

Blackberry Red Walnut Scones {#vegan}

Blackberry Red Walnut Scones {#vegan}

The trick to tender and flaky scones, even when they are vegan, is to not over mix the dough. Mix the dry ingredients together then add the honey (or your favourite liquid sweetener) and coconut oil. Mix well with your fingers to get a fine crumb. Yes, this is like making pastry.