Carrot – Zucchini Pecan Muffins

Carrot cake is a favorite at my house. It actually was my daughters choice for her wedding cake. Moist and rich and oh, the decadent cream cheese frosting…yum! This recipe is a healthy twist on the traditional and just as delicious. Cinnamon, ginger and honey add spicy sweetness your taste buds will love. Zucchini adds…

Pumpkin Apple Loaf with Pecan Streusel Topping

Oh My Gosh…this recipe is so delicious. What a great combination, pumpkin, pecan and apple. Make it into a loaf or make into muffins. Keep them or share them. Either way they won’t last. This recipe is my new favorite. Light and fluffy, a hint of pumpkin and apple and the rich taste of pecans…yum…

Honey Date Loaf

Do you remember “date bars?” Back in the 60’s and 70’s you could buy these little treats, ready to be made, at the local grocery store. The brand was Betty Crocker or Pillsbury, I don’t quite remember. But they were so yummy.  As I was making them, I would eat the ingredients right out of…

Apple Zucchini Loaf

Apple-Zucchini Loaf This apple-zucchini loaf is the perfect, delicate combination of a healthy sweet loaf. For added texture and crunch add some of your favorite nuts… be sure they’re roasted. I promise your house will permeate with the aroma of an apple – cinnamon heaven. Don’t forget to share… this loaf is a favorite. Apple-Zucchini Loaf Adapted…

Zucchini Spice Loaf

One of the blogs I follow is nancycreative.com. Her quick bread recipes are amazing and easy to adapt to my baking style. If you get a chance, click on over to her site, it’s crisp and fresh and I think you’ll enjoy her recipes. This quick bread recipe is one of my favorites. The sweet-spicy…

Double Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

These muffins are so moist and chocolaty delicious, they deserve a little story and a glass of milk or hot chocolate to go with them. Story time… I teach a Sunday school class of 11 year-olds. The class meets around lunch time, so I bring treats. Okay, truth be told, between these children and my…

Pumpkin Pecan Muffins

It seems like pumpkin is everywhere…cookies, cakes, pies, breads, cereals, chips, salsa, soups, pasta and the list goes on. If you can put pumpkin in it, it (whatever that may be) is being created. That being said, who doesn’t love pumpkin? It’s a holiday favorite and rightfully so. I love pumpkin, especially seasoned, ever so…

Banana Zucchini Loaf

I love to share. When making quick breads it’s so easy to do. That’s why I always use 4 small loaf pans. There is usually 2 or 3 left over to share with friends and family. This recipe is ideal for that forgotten banana and the abundance of zucchini from your garden. Who doesn’t love…

Pumpkin Pie Muffins

You know Fall is here when the warm and delicious aroma of pumpkin and molasses and spices (like ginger and cloves) fills the air of every bakers kitchen. These little gems of a muffin are lightly seasoned with pungent, spicy ginger. They are soft and moist with every bite. Mmmm, how I love the taste…

Sweet Golden Corn Bread

Sweet Golden Corn Bread This basic recipe for cornbread is so easy and forgiving that you’ll be asking for seconds. Not only is it gluten and dairy free it’s sweet, golden  and simply delicious. Added to a bowl of my Sweet ‘n’ Spicy Chili and well… you’ve got a good old fashion, warm, comforting country meal….

Blackberry Banana Loaf

Indulge your craving for sweet and moist banana bread only this time with an added treat of juicy blackberries.

Cocoa Applesauce Loaf

I stumbled across this recipe, by Bethenny Frankel, when I first discovered I was gluten intolerant. Since the recipe wasn’t gluten free I did a little tweaking and voila, gluten free and delicious. With a rich flavor, moist texture, a pinch of spicy sweet cinnamon and dark chocolate glaze, this little treat, is simply decadent!

Cinnamon Streusel Banana Loaf

The joys of quick breads (loafs).  Quick breads are usually a sweet bread and one of my favorite’s in baking. Quick bread’s are easy, rather “quick” to prepare and delicious treats to share. I like to use four little loaf pans. That’s why I refer to this tasty little bread as a “loaf.” This warm and comforting banana loaf just got bumped…

Lemon Zucchini Loaf

If you like lemon this little sweet bread will be hard to resist. The zucchini gives it a rich moist texture and the lemon, well, the lemon is a delight. The glaze adds just a hint of sweetness and a nice lemon flavor.