YUM! Apple Upside Down Oven Pancakes

I love oven baked pancakes.  They are so crisp and tasty.  There is no standing over a griddle flipping pancakes – what busy mom has time to waste watching pancakes cook? To me, it is like watching paint dry – I have better things to do! I make oven pancakes on occasion and they are…

Most Important Meal of the Day

As a vegetarian, it is sometimes difficult to find meals that are fun and nourishing.  There are lots of dishes out there to try, but only a limited number of them are meatless.  I find it is easy to get stuck in a rut and eat the same things day in and day out.  That…

The Best Chocolate Muffins EVER!!!

I am an expert on muffins.  It is, by far, my favorite thing to munch on in the morning.  I have no less than 50 muffin recipes in my baking arsenal and I have been known to try other people’s muffins on occasion.  Now that I have made my qualifications clear, I have to proclaim…

Pumpkin Pineapple Muffins

I tend to go overboard when I discover that there is something that I love to make, especially when it is easy and tastes wonderful. I go a little crazy and dream up a million different flavor combinations and make them all, immediately. I issued a challenge to bake muffins every single day this summer,…

Grandma’s Maine Blueberry Muffins

My grandmother’s blueberry muffins inspired my love for baking.  We lived on a lake in the summer with blueberry bushes in the front, along the water.  My grandmother would come over and pick the blueberries and use them in either muffins or a blueberry pie.  Her pies were gorgeous and her muffins were golden brown…

Muffin Madness – Cinnamon Sugar Muffins

Everyone likes cinnamon and sugar – it is a great combination.  But cinnamon and sugar on top of melted butter.  Outstanding!  I found this recipe on SimpleDailyRecipes.com and was drawn in by the description – not too sweet.  After making muffins pretty much every single day, I needed something a little subdued, not overly sweet or…