Banana Muffins

I’m a muffin junkie.  That sounds terrible…junkie…lol.  What I really mean is I LOVE muffins and I’ve been on a mission to make every kind out there because they are awesome.     🙂 These banana muffins are really like a banana bread in disguise as a muffin shape.  They are full of intense banana flavor with a hint of crunch from the pecans.  I’ve topped the muffins with a cinnamon and sugar streusel to give them the perfect touch of spice and sweetness. Banana Muffins Recipe (Makes 12 standard size muffins) Ingredients for Streusel Topping: 1/3 cup brown sugar 2 …

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High Domed Chocolate Chip Muffins

A chocolate chip muffin is one of my favorite baked goodies on earth.  I rarely eat them anymore because I always seem to be on a diet, but every now and then I’ll splurge.  Funny thing is that lately I find that many coffee shops or bakeries make their chocolate chip muffins too greasy or heavy.  Part of what I love about muffins is the base muffin itself, which is why I made these wonderful bakery like chocolate chip muffins…only better! I’m in love with these high domed chocolate chip muffins!  Every bite is simply scrumptious.  Crunchy top…buttery and moist muffin base…filled with sweet chocolate. …

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Chocolate Banana Muffins

Chocolate for breakfast?  Yes, but don’t panic because these muffins are low in fat and calories!   Finally, a tasty muffin that I can eat and not feel guilty about it. These muffins are the perfect combination of banana bread and chocolate decadence.     🙂 Chocolate Banana Muffins Recipe (Makes 12 standard size muffins) Ingredients: 1 and 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 cup low fat buttermilk 1 large egg 1/3 cup honey 2 tablespoons oil 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 and 1/2 cups mashed …

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Strawberry Muffins With Crumb Topping

I think I’m obsessed with muffins.  Wait, let me re-phrase that…I AM obsessed with muffins!  I have been eating them for breakfast every day lately.  It’s not the worst thing in the world to eat for breakfast, right?     😉 My husband tells me that I’m basically eating a cupcake without frosting.  Oooh, frosting on muffins.  He may be on to something.  Can I consider this a low calorie cupcake then since there is no frosting ?     😉 I don’t have a favorite one yet but these strawberry muffins come pretty close.   Maybe I should re-name these the “Incredible Strawberry Muffins.”  That’s …

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