Whole Wheat Mini Pumpkin Muffins

The age old question this time of the year, are you a pumpkin or apple food person? Pumpkin pie, apple cake, pumpkin cookies, apple pie… there are so many delicious goodies and so little time.  I love them all.  I will say that I’ve never found an apple muffin that rocked my world, but I do love pumpkin muffins.  I’ve made a variety of pumpkin muffins over the years but this is the first time I’ve made whole wheat pumpkin muffins.  I’ve never made whole wheat muffins of any flavor actually, so I thought I’d try something different. Whole wheat …

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Low Calorie Mini Chocolate Chip Muffins

Are muffins for breakfast or dessert?  This has been an ongoing debate with my husband. I think muffins are intended to be for breakfast (but can really be eaten at any time of the day) and my husband says they are more of a dessert.  Muffins are like cupcakes without frosting so I see where he is coming from.  However if coffee shops entice you to buy them with your morning coffee then I stand by my theory. I made these chocolate chip muffins the other day and they have fewer calories than your average chocolate chip muffin.  I’m always …

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Small Batch Banana Muffins

What do you do when you have one overly ripe banana left and it’s gotten too gross looking to eat? You make a small batch of banana muffins!  A batch of four muffins is the perfect amount for me and my sister. If you’re like me then you already have all of the ingredients on hand, even that handy dandy last banana that’s been sitting on the counter begging to be used.  You don’t even have a lot of dirty dishes to wash when you’re done.  That may sound silly but sometimes I’ll skip a recipe if it looks like …

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Double Chocolate Banana Muffins

I can’t resist chocolate, even if it’s for breakfast.  Can you? I made double chocolate banana bread topped with peanut butter icing and mini peanut butter cups a couple of years ago.  Oh, it IS as delicious as it sounds.  I’ve been meaning to turn the recipe into muffins because who wouldn’t want the same tasty deal in a convenient grab it and go form? It might not look like it from these muffins but I’m still trying to stick to my “new year’s resolution” of eating healthier.  I use that phrase in quotes because I make that resolution on a …

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Blueberry Muffins

Muffins are a good excuse to have cake for breakfast. Let’s face it, muffins are really like cupcakes without frosting.  I’d like to think that these muffins are a tad healthier than cupcakes since I’ve filled them with fruit, but in truth a lot of good cakes have fruit in them too.  Since fruit is healthy I hereby deem that muffins are healthy for breakfast.  Okay, probably not, but they sure are tasty.  😉 Muffins, being pre-portioned, are a great thing to bring for a crowd to eat.  No need for silverware to eat them with or cutting tools for …

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