Peanut Butter Chip Banana Bread Recipe - this is one of the most delicious banana breads I have ever made!

Peanut Butter Chip Banana Bread

As the temperatures plummet into the teens around here, I found myself longing for a warm loaf of banana bread.  I already have a recipe that I love, but part of the fun of being in the kitchen is experimenting, so I went in search of something new.   I found this recipe  and was encouraged by its…

Read More »


Gluten Free Pumpkin Spice Peanut Butter Mini Muffins + Giveaway

Though we don’t restrict gluten or flour in our household, I think it’s fun to try new baking tricks.  These pumpkin spice peanut butter mini muffins impressed both of us.  During my research of using egg and pumpkin with baking powder to create the structure of the muffin I admit to being skeptical of the outcome,…

Read More »


Dark Chocolate Candy Cane Bread with Warm Ganache

It’s holiday time, and that means time to bake! This time ’round, we’re focusing on a quintessential Christmas candy that there is no shortage of this time of year – the candy cane!  Somehow I end up with at least a couple of boxes of candy canes sitting around my house and while my husband and I…

Read More »


Citrus Olive Oil Muffins

Most of you have probably heard of the classic olive oil cake, which is tender and lovely with a prominent olive oil flavor and perhaps a hit of citrus.  But did you know that olive oil is an awesome substitute for vegetable oil or melted margarine or butter in many of your baked goods?  Using…

Read More »


Easy Cornbread Recipe, Revised

Everyone needs a good recipe for cornbread in their arsenal.  I first posted this recipe two years ago (wow, it was two years ago exactly, how weird is that?) as a last minute addition, hence the iPhone photo on the first post.  I shared that photo on Twitter and was immediately covered in requests to…

Read More »


Spiced Apple Cinnamon Bread

I don’t know about you guys, but the last several days we have been enjoying the most incredible weather!  It’s been comfortably cool with very little humidity and a light breeze – absolutely wonderful.  Of course with weather like that, I started thinking about fall!  We try to have a little fun with our dinners…

Read More »


Chocolate Chip Ginger Muffins

The other day I posed a question: what is the difference between a cupcake and a muffin? This is one of those muffins that can tow the line.  There’s no oil, nuts, or dried fruit in the batter.  Heck, they are even full of chocolate chips!  The texture is a bit fluffier than a hearty…

Read More »


Carrot Oatmeal Muffins

A warm, hearty muffin can be described as one of my most comforting  breakfast foods.  They can be healthy – naturally sweetened and made with whole grains – or they can be naughty – full of chocolate chips and peanut butter. It’s one of those sneaky little breakfast items that allows you to get away…

Read More »


Swirly Cinnamon Walnut Povitica Bread

I was so excited to try this recipe.  I’m in the middle of a love affair with homemade yeast breads, and when I came across this recipe for povitica – a sweet bread made by rolling out yeast-leavened dough very thin, filling it with something nutty and sweet, and rolling it up – I knew…

Read More »