Archive of ‘Muffins’ category

Kiwifruit, lime and coconut muffins

Why do you think we’re programmed to want to eat things that are pretty?

Coconut muffins topped with kiwifruit and shredded coconut make a damn pretty muffin, don’t you think? If George Clooney were a muffin, he’d be as photogenic as these muffins. Mmm… Clooney. I mean… muffin. (more…)

Low fat blueberry lemon cornmeal muffins

Blueberry lemon cornmeal muffins rippled open

These are my new favourite muffin. To date I have over 20 muffin recipes on this blog and these are now my favourite. That says something.

They have an awesome amount of blueberries in them (check), get a good amount of tang from the lemon (check), and the cornmeal and yogurt make them moist and heavy WHILE being low fat (check and CHECK!!).

Blueberry lemon cornmeal muffins
Blueberries are one of those super foods that contain anti-oxidants. I realise, as I write this, that considering I just splurged on a face serum yesterday due to its promise of anti-oxidant goodness, I should really know why that’s a good thing. (more…)

What I cook when I have no time to cook

Whoops. Did I have a blog I was supposed to update? My bad.

I’m in a play again (see below for some sneak preview shots). Which means I am as time poor as they get. It’s not that I stop baking when I’m time poor, a woman needs to eat, I just reach for the classics instead of trying new recipes.

So I thought I’d share some of my staple go-to’s that I posted when I’m pretty sure my readership consisted of me, and my family members I made sign up.

Chocolate carrot muffins:

chocolate carrot muffin

Heavy as a rich chocolate cake, RIDICULOUSLY low in calories. High GI (OK, I don’t actually know what that means, but with the oaty-carroty goodness I’m sure it is). I literally have one next to me as I type this. (more…)

Rasberry oatmeal low-fat muffins

Two raspberry oatmeal muffins pictured from above with the text 'eat me' above them.

These muffins will work. They will be full or oatmeal and raspberries. They will have minimal calories and still be equal part moist and delicious.

Predictable.

Safe.

No need to know where the life jackets are or the emergency exits. Everything is, and will be, just dandy.

Say it with me: raspberry oatmeal low fat muffins. (more…)

Double chocolate muffins – and five reasons you need them

Double chocolate muffins

Here they are: double chocolate, chocolate chip, easy to make, eat ‘em quick double chocolate muffins.

I’m so glad you’re here. I’m going to go right ahead and assume you’re either here because you follow my blog, or you have googled “double chocolate muffin recipe”. If you fall in the latter category then snaps for you! That’s a great idea! Make double chocolate muffins. You deserve them.

Still not convinced, here’s five very valid reasons: (more…)

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