Apple Pear and Pecan Streusel Muffins

Apple Pear and Pecan Streusel Muffins taste of fall. They are perfect for breakfast on cool mornings, tucked in a lunch box or served alongside a cup of tea in the late afternoon. I also serve them with a wedge of sharp mature cheddar for a more substantial snack. Fall apples and pears always seduce me Read More…

Banana Streusel Muffins with Flaxseed

One of my favourite breakfasts is muffins. I love that you can pack so much flavour – and even nutrition – in such a delicious little package. I’m always trying to sneak the nutritious stuff into muffins. Whether it’s my Carrot Walnut Bran Muffins or my Banana and Chia Seed Muffins, you can usually find something nutritious Read More…

Old Fashioned Oatmeal Raisin Muffins

One of my greatest places to find recipe ideas is my late Mom’s recipe box. It is one of the resources I am using to write my first cookbook of family recipes. Yes, I’ve finally starting work in ernest on the cookbook I’ve been planning for years! I have been gathering notes and writing snippets for ages but Read More…

Banana and Chia Seed Muffins

I love baked goods made with bananas. So when I finally tried chia seeds in my Blueberry Chia Muffins with Lemon and Ginger, I knew that something made with bananas had to be the next step in my foodie love affair with these healthy little seeds. So I turned to an old family recipe for banana muffins and got to work on Read More…

Blueberry Chia Muffins with Lemon & Ginger

I heard about chia seeds a long time ago but all I could think of were chia pets (yes, that dates me a bit!) and they didn’t really appeal. The trouble was, I did feel I should try them because they are so good for you. Chia seeds are very low calorie and incredibly high Read More…