Make these gems at Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's, or whenever. They are a perfect balance of tart, sweet and comforting all wrapped up in a tasty muffin. Cranberry and Corn Muffins with Orange Zest Makes 12 regular size or 24 mini muffins Ingredients: 3/4 cup White flour 1/2 cup Whole wheat flour 1 cup Corn meal 1/4 cup Sugar 2 teaspoons Baking powder 1/2 teaspoon Baking soda pinch Salt - optional 2/3 cup Nonfat milk, mixed with 1/2 teaspoon Vinegar 1/3 cup Orange juice 1/4 cup Canola oil 1 Egg, large 1 Orange, grated zest only 1 1/4 cups … [Read more...] about Fresh Cranberries Make a Mean Muffin!
A Great Little Corn Muffin is Really Versatile & Yum! Here in North Carolina, cornbread is a real favorite. I'm not a born-Southerner, though, so usually decide to make muffins instead. These are not too sweet and will fit into all kinds of tasty occasions like -- breakfast with honey or jam, lunch with a bowl of steamy chili or homemade soup, snack-time with a simple smoothie, or dinner with an easy omelet or fritatta. Or, make these muffins for brunch with lean sausage, fruit salad and tea/coffee. A Great Little Corn Muffin Recipe 1 cup white (or white wheat) flour 1 cup … [Read more...] about A Great Little Corn Muffin!
Muffin Madness! I'm a huge muffin fan and that's why I called this blog, Mighty Muffins. I can remember making dozens of batches of bran muffins when I was a teenager. I also went through a corn muffin making phase and a blueberry muffin phase. Lately, I seem to make mostly pumpkin, banana and oat bran muffins. If I don't have a homemade muffin in the freezer, ready to warm up, I am not happy. Muffin Ingredients! Mighty muffins to me are the ones with awesome, healthy ingredients. There are tons of options for adding great nutrition to muffins, like raisins, dried apricots, nuts, a … [Read more...] about Mighty Muffins!
Sweet Snacks Can Be Healthy Snacks! When I get the chance, I really like to have a cup of hot tea and a healthy sweet in the mid-afternoon. One day late last week, I realized that there was nothing in the kitchen to satisfy my 'healthy sweet tooth' and this amazing Pumpkin Muffin Recipe came to mind. Luckily, it was a day that I had about 30 minutes to spare and so I made the recipe and then enjoyed one muffin with my afternoon tea. Ah-h-h. Pleasing Pumpkin Muffin Recipe! Makes 12 regular or about 24 mini muffins 1 can, 15-16 oz Pumpkin, solid pack, canned ½ … [Read more...] about Pumpkin Muffins are a Healthy Snack!