Posts Tagged by muffins

Recipe ReDux – Gingerbread Quick Bread

Hard to believe that we are coming up on the end of November. Time flies and the holiday baking season is getting ready to start. With holiday meals, family get togethers, work parties and other gatherings coming up there’s lots of opportunities to bake goodies for everyone to enjoy. One of my favorite sweet treats at this time of year is gingerbread. I love it made into cakes, muffins, cookies and more. The only problem […] read more

The Best Chocolate Chip Muffins

I previously posted about using pureed beans to replace butter in baked good recipes. Here’s a recipe that I make using the 50/50 mix. I’ve also replaced the butter with 100% pureed beans. The kids still love them. They taste just as good as the original but they don’t stay moist as long when stored in the refrigerator. That’s one of the magical properties of butter in baked goods. It helps to retain moistness and […] read more

Using Pureed Beans As A Fat Replacer

In one of my favorite lab based nutrition classes we did an experiment (officially titled  Acceptability of bean puree as a fat replacement in blueberry muffins) in which we changed the fat content in a muffin recipe and tested to see how well it was accepted. Sounds easy except for the fact that there was food related research to be done, sensory panel questionnaires to design and a whole lot of writing to do. Eighty eight pages of […] read more

Low Carb Banana Muffins

Every week, before I go shopping, I ask the clan if they want me to pick up anything different in the fruit or vegetable department. This last week I had this conversation with one of the kids: Kid1: I want some bananas. Me: Why? You don’t eat them. Kid1: I always eat them in school. I loooove bananas. Me: But you never eat them at home? Kid1: That’s because you don’t buy them! And so […] read more