maple walnut oatmeal raisin cookies

You know how sometimes you go through life knowing that something exists but never bothering to try it out? You’re all going about your business thinking that your life is complete, and then something happens and you try that thing and you realize how horribly horribly wrong you have been? You know? Well that happened… 

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the sandwich system

It’s back to school or back to work for may of you. For me it’s nearly the end of the blitz of work I’ve been doing, and September 7th brings the beginning of a new semester; the fourth of five without a break, and six new distance education courses. Here we go! Work or school,… 

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banana spelt weekend muffins

Like all of my muffins, these are nutrient rich, low in added fat, low sugar, and high fiber. I call this a weekend muffin because the addition of some coarsely chopped good quality dark chocolate and walnuts tips the scales ever so slightly towards being a treat. Also, because I made a small batch for a… 

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the muffin that started it all

*This* is the muffin that started it all.  I’ve baked things as long as I can remember, but I got serious about muffins in the early days of my courtship with my now husband, Paul.  I discovered he was paying $1.25 each and every day for a chocolate chip banana muffin from one of the… 

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