Tag Archives: walnuts

Carrot Orange Blender Muffins

This is a knock off of my pumpkin spice muffins but this time, instead of extra pumpkin (Mr. Mittens is doing great — thanks for asking), I had extra carrots, courtesy of my Mom. Not those crappy “baby carrots” which … Continue reading

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Quick Pumpkin Spice Muffins

This is a one bowl recipe that requires no mixer or other special equipment except a good, no-stick muffin tin and an oven. I added walnuts and wished later that I had added raisins! You know that expression, “A poor … Continue reading

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Flourless Fudge Brownie Cookies

I was reading the New York Times magazine and there was an article about an eccentric millionaire who is trying to live to 125 by eating peels of fruits and basically starving himself. His one indulgence? A flourless dark chocolate … Continue reading

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Vegan Orange Walnut Muffins That Actually Taste Good

One of my warmest memories of Thanksgiving is of my Dad yelling down the table, “Don’t eat that! It’s vegan!” as if that were tantamount to poisonous. (Which would make a hilarious name for a blogpost, come to think of … Continue reading

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The Tao of Banana Bread

What is it about banana bread? It’s a banal comfort food but it continues to be a popular choice at places like Starbuck’s, beating out more exciting confections such as cupcakes and mini vanilla scones. Is it because we think … Continue reading

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