Whole-Wheat Blackberry Almond Muffins

Whole-Wheat Blackberry Almond Muffins

I just love muffins. Done right, they’re the original 100-calorie packs but without any wasted packaging. Allow me to explain.You see, my friends, you needn’t fear the muffin. When you’re smart about your ingredients and mixins’, your muffins won’t tip the caloric scale. And paired with a nonfat latte (or the poor man’s latte...

Glazed Lemon Blueberry Scones

Glazed Lemon Blueberry Scones

Lemon Blueberry is my favorite non-chocolate combo (let’s face it, chocolate pb, choco banana, choco mint, choco hazelnut – all better than anything with fruit). Easy to put into pancakes but I hadn’t yet tried it in a scone. As we almost always have a bag of frozen wild blueberries from Trader Joe’s in...

Simply Perfect Scones

Simply Perfect Scones

I had a really great food experience last Sunday. I woke up at 7:30, attended church at 9, and entertained friends for brunch at 10:45. Brunch included warm, quiche-like breakfast casserole, lemony-dressed mixed greens, and warm-from-the-oven scones. It probably seemed like I’d been slaving all morning, but I was cool as a cucumber as...

Orange and Cream Glazed Buttermilk Scones

Orange and Cream Glazed Buttermilk Scones

I love a good scone. I like to make them at home because they’re so much more tender fresh from the oven; the achilles heal of the scone is that it doesn’t last long – hence the term “store-bought scone” might be better said as “dry, crusty scone”. If you like store-bought scones then...

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Cinnamon Chocolate Chip Scones

Warning – if you make these and think you can keep them around the house for a while, prepare to gain a quick five pounds. Don’t get me wrong, you should definitely make them, but it’s only safe to have a few around at a time. Give them to your friends or coworkers or...

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