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…

Chicken Fajitas

Yum! It’s Fajita night at our house. The temperature outside may still be in the 30’s…burr, but the sun is out and we’re anxious for spring and summer. I think fajita night is just what we need…with fresh veggies, chips and salsa, of course. A simple fajita made with tender chicken, colorful peppers, zucchini and…

Chicken Stew and Biscuits

We have been in a cold weather funk, an inversion, for a few months here in Idaho…burr!  But the is snow is melting, the rain has stopped and the sun is out and it feels, oh, so good. On one of the gloomy cold days, I pulled out an old family favorite recipe, chicken vegetable…

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…

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…

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.