pumpkin oat-bran muffins

Earlier today, I read a statistic that 99% of pumpkins marketed domestically are sold as jack-o-lanterns. A little bit later, I went for a walk and noticed that a florist in my neighbourhood was selling pumpkins and various other sorts of winter squash, marketed as decorations, and at an outrageous price to boot. I had… 

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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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