Often times, after we’ve spent the day at the swimming pool, my kids ask to stop by Sonic to complete our attempt at cooling down from the hot summer weather. Slushies are on their minds, so with my arm fully twisted, we buzz through the drive-through on our way home. My kids have their favorites; anything blue for my son, cherry, grape and strawberry for the girls. For me, I always order the cherry limeade; Read More »
Here is an easy mix makeover that turns a simple corn muffin into a fragrant and lightly sweet treat, with pockets of jammybaked blackberry and tangy lime zest. It’s at home on the dinner table, at a barbecue, or as dessert. And it’s a fun way to jazz up Hodgson Mill Gluten Free Cornbread Mix, which is certified gluten free, and ready in a flash. Read More »
Berries are finally in season, so it’s the perfect time to bake-up a batch of Gluten Free Lemon-Raspberry Muffins. These tender, lemon-flavored muffins are studded with juicy red raspberries and have a lemony, streusel-like topping for a bit of crunch and extra sweetness. Read More »
Mmmmm… Mom, what smells so good? If this is the first thing your children want to know when they walk into the kitchen, it’s a pretty good sign you’ve got a winner of a recipe on your hands. Not only do these Banana Buckwheat Muffins with Dark Chocolate, Walnuts and Cacao Nibs smell wonderful as they bake, they taste fantastic, too. These moist, lightly sweet banana muffins are chock-full of toasted walnuts, dark chocolate, bittersweet cacao nibs and whole grain goodness from Hodgson Mill Buckwheat Flour and Hodgson Mill Brown Rice Flour. They remind me of my favorite banana bread, but with a more sophisticated flavor from the buckwheat flour, dark chocolate and cacao nibs. Read More »
These tasty little muffins are filled with juicy bits of apple, warm spices, whole grain goodness from Hodgson Mill Whole Wheat Flour and Hodgson Mill Milled Flax Seed and a maple cream cheese filling. We could probably stop here and be completely satisfied, but instead, these muffins get sprinkled with a buttery oat and brown sugar streusel topping that makes them taste even more like apple crisp and oh, so delicious. Read More »
Juicy pears, roasted almonds, cinnamon and nutmeg are folded into a batter made from Hodgson Mill Gluten Free Pancake & Waffle Mix with Milled Flax Seed and then baked up into lightly sweet, golden muffins sprinkled with turbinado sugar for a little shimmer and crunch. Read More »
These Zucchini, Flax Seed and Banana Muffins are lightly sweet, packed with not one but two healthy Hodgson Mill whole grains (Hodgson Mill Whole Wheat and Hodgson Mill Milled Flax Seed), bananas, golden raisins and of course, zucchini. Read More »
Fresh strawberries are flooding the supermarkets and I couldn’t be happier. Finally, after waiting through an eternal winter, warm weather has arrived and with it red, ripe strawberries. I realize most grocery stores carry strawberries year ‘round, but it’s not until late spring that the inside of the berry is as red as the outside – something only longer daylight hours and bright sunshine can produce.
In celebration of this first fruit of summer, I decided to try out a new muffin recipe: Roasted Strawberry Whole Wheat Muffins. These muffins are lightly sweet, have a delicate, almost cake-like crumb and do a great job of showcasing roasted strawberries.
I’ve roasted pears, apples and bananas in the past, but this was my first time roasting strawberries and I’m happy to report that they’re wonderful. Instead of roasting them at a high heat, in this recipe they’re slow roasted at a low temperature thus creating sweet, sticky, jammy berries that are lick-your-fingers good. Read More »
I used Hodgson Mill Whole Wheat Pastry Flour in this recipe because it’s more finely ground and gives the muffins a lighter texture than regular whole wheat flour does. But, I have a feeling Hodgson Mill Whole Wheat or Hodgson Mill White Whole Wheat would work just as well. I also threw in a half cup of mini chocolate chips just for kicks. They’re optional, but a tasty way to get a little chocolate in the morning. You’ll need about two browning bananas, too. Read More »
Part of the reason I like to grow zucchini is to make this muffin recipe. The combination of Hodgson Mill Naturally White Flour, Hodgson Mill White Whole Wheat, shredded zucchini, mini chocolate chips and toasted walnuts makes for a perfect breakfast or snack muffin. They are light, not overly sweet, yet satisfying and I love the tiny bursts of chocolate in each bite. My kids, who are not always squash fans, even think they taste great. Now I get to start their day off, and mine, with healthy whole grains AND green vegetables. Not something that happens normally – trust me. Read More »