Chocolate Zucchini Loaf

Makes two loaves of very decadent chocolate zucchini bread. This tastes almost like a chocolate brownie because I prefer to make mine with milk chocolate chips. This recipe freezes very well. I make 6 or more of these in a season. Wrap each loaf once cooled with tin foil. Then wrap with seran. Mark as… Read more »

Coconut Zucchini Loaf

Another variation of a summer staple that uses up fresh zucchini grown in the garden. I also freeze extra loaves for the winter. This makes 2 loaves. INGREDIENTS 3 cups white flour 1 tablespoon baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon salt 3 eggs 2 cups white sugar 1 cup vegetable… Read more »

Pineapple Zucchini Loaf

This is a nice change from regular zucchini loaf. It has a kind of morning-glory muffin taste but is easy to make since it’s in loaf form, and of coarse, uses up more of those summer zucchinis. Makes 2 loaves INGREDIENTS 4.5 cups flour 1.5 teaspoons baking powder 1.5 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon salt… Read more »

Rhubarb Muffins

rhubarb patch

Rhubarb is the first produce we see out of our garden every year. Maybe that’s why I look forward to it so much and love almost everything baked with rhubarb. This is a muffin recipe my kids just loveĀ and they are happy to take one in their lunch every day for the couple weeks I… Read more »

Back To School Breakfast Banana Muffins

Breakfast Banana Muffins with seeds and coconut

With back to school time approaching, I was looking for ways to create new, fast, but healthy on the go breakfasts and snacks that my boys could eat on the drive to and from school. Their new school is a nut free school, so I needed to come up with a way to make a… Read more »

Zucchini Muffins or Zucchini Loaf

“Moist and spiced zucchini muffins or zucchini loaves are a great way to use those oversided and extra zucchini from the garden.” INGREDIENTS 2 cups whole wheat flour 2 cups white flour 2 tablespoons baking powder 2 teaspoons cinnamon 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg 2 eggs 1 1/2 cups packed brown sugar 1 cup… Read more »

Mango Banana Muffins

“The urge to bake hit late one evening and a peek in the freezer netted some frozen mango and a ripe banana. So that night we enjoyed Mango Banana muffins.” INGREDIENTS 1 cup white flour 1 cup whole wheat flour 1 cup sugar 2 teaspoons baking soda 2 teaspoons cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon salt 3 eggs,… Read more »

Carrot Muffins

“Fresh carrots and nuts in a super moist, and spicy, Carrot Muffin. For school lunches, I often make bite-sized mini-muffins. Reduce the baking time to 8-10 minutes.” INGREDIENTS 1 1/2 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves… Read more »

Crumble Top Blueberry Muffins

“The crunchy topping and generous amount of blueberries make these muffins a real treat. Substitute raspberries for blueberries when you want a change.” INGREDIENTS 3 cups flour 1 1/2 cups sugar 1 teaspoon salt 4 teaspoons baking powder 2/3 cup vegetable oil 2 eggs 2/3 cup milk 2 cups + blueberries (one pint basket) TOPPING… Read more »

Banana Bread or Muffins

“This recipe produces a tender, almost cake like bread with a real banana flavour.” INGREDIENTS 1 1/3 cups flour 3/4 teaspoons salt 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/3 cup unsalted butter, softened 2/3 cup sugar 2 large eggs, lightly beaten 1 cup mashed very ripe bananas (about 2) 1/2 cup chopped walnuts… Read more »