• Healthy Banana Oatmeal Muffins

    We bake and consume a lot of muffins at our house and these healthy and delicious ones are a favorite. I hope you have over-ripe bananas in your kitchen because you need to make these right now.     Oatmeal replaces some of the flour in these muffins and gives them a great texture. The banana and sour cream keeps them moist and gives them extra flavor. While I’m sure they would still be delicious if you baked them without adding the mix-ins, I can’t say for sure because I always add the mix-ins!     There are several reasons why you need these muffins in your life… Healthy, yes! Moist, yes! Customizable,…

  • Double Dark Chocolate Muffins

      When I think of Valentine’s Day I think of chocolate. Let’s be honest here, I think about chocolate every day, not just on Valentine’s Day. Anyways, these muffins would make a great addition to your Valentine’s Day breakfast or brunch any weekend.     I use dark cocoa powder in these muffins, but you could definitely use regular cocoa powder. I talk about my love of dark cocoa powder over in this post. Because of the dark chocolate color, it gives them, you’ll never know that there is whole wheat flour hiding out in there. That makes them healthy, right? These muffins are best when they are warm and the chocolate chips are melted.    …

  • Baked Oatmeal

    Winter has arrived and it’s cold out there! There’s nothing fun about eating a bowl of cold cereal before walking outside in the below freezing temps to your frozen car. Since I can’t do anything about the temperature outside, I’m going to stick with breakfast.     This oatmeal is delicious any day, but there is something very comforting about hot oatmeal on a cold morning. This makes this recipe perfect for the mornings we’ve had this week with temperatures in the teens. Brr!     Even if I get up early enough to make a big breakfast before work, I never plan time to clean it up. Let’s be honest here, I…