Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

TGIF! Guys, I’m so glad that this week is over.  This week I had a root canal.  Surprisingly, it wasn’t actually as bad as I thought it would be.  The bad part was that my dentist began the procedure last week but he couldn’t reach all of my roots so he had to sent me to an endodontist.  The pain was way, way worse last week.  Apparently I have curved roots which makes them difficult to get at but thankfully the endodontist was able to get at them and the root canal procedure was a success.  I’m not done yet though.  …

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Pumpkin Cheesecake Muffins

Crumb topping, pumpkin cake, and cheesecake…  Need I say more?  Oh, and it all comes packaged in nifty muffin.  Enough said. I haven’t baked muffins in eons.  There was a period of time when I was baking muffins every weekend.  I think I realized somewhere along the way that a muffin is essentially a cupcake without icing.  Cupcakes aren’t exactly healthy, especially not for breakfast.  Although cupcakes are perfectly healthy for dessert because I figure it’s like a small piece of cake, at least the way I cut cake.  😉 I’ve been dying to bake these Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies so I finally …

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Bacon Cheddar Corn Muffins

It’s the first Wednesday in July and that means we are close to a long holiday weekend (for those of us in the U.S. anyway).  My husband and I will be spending time with the family.  Family and food… what can be better?  Of course I’ll be bringing some goodies to our family celebrations.  I can’t wait to share with you a cookie recipe that will be the perfect addition to any July 4th party.  Today, I’m sharing something with you that is ideal to serve at a BBQ linner (i.e. lunch/dinner) and for breakfast (you know, for those overnight guests …

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Light Mini Blueberry Muffins

Ah, the infamous blueberry muffin.  Do you find yourself in search of the perfect one?  You know, it’s like looking for the perfect chocolate chip cookie recipe or the perfect take-out pizza place.  Perhaps it’s the food blogger in me, or that I’m a perfectionist, or a combination of both that keeps me on the go to until I have found the perfect whatever.  As soon as I heard the angels singing as I bit into this scrumptious blueberry muffin, I knew it was a winner. These muffins are loaded with fresh blueberries and have a touch of lemony goodness.  …

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Light Chocolate Chip Muffins

I love muffins, I love chocolate, and I love chocolate for breakfast.  If you’ve seen some of my recipes then this is not  a shocker.  A few weeks ago I challenged myself to try to make more healthy recipes, especially baked goodies.  My quest started with some awesome Light Chocolate Chip Cookies. A couple of weeks ago, someone left me a lovely comment about the High Domed Chocolate Chip Muffins that I made last year.  That got me in the mood to make them again, but instead I put my thinking cap on.  Wouldn’t it be great to continue on my personal quest by making a …

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