Muffins

Pear-Pecan Crumb Muffins

November 8, 2014
Pear-Pecan Crumb Muffins - Cinnamon and nutmeg spice up this cozy fall muffin, sprinkled with a sweet and crunchy crumb topping. | www.brighteyedbaker.com

So remember what I said about pears, and how I was mehhh about them until I tried poaching them? And now here I am making muffins with them and doing that whole “stepping out of your comfort zone” thing. Like, who am I and what have I done to that girl who didn’t like pears?? I’ve […]

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Spiced Apple Muffins with Apple Cinnamon Glaze

October 7, 2014
Spiced Apple Muffins with Apple Cinnamon Glaze - an light fall treat that's easy to whip up. | http://www.brighteyedbaker.com #fallrecipes

I’m pretty sure I’ve been living in denial, because it’s October and I’m just barely starting to acknowledge that fall is HERE. I literally haven’t opened up a single can of pumpkin yet, which is so not normal, and my cravings for warm spices like cinnamon and nutmeg are just barely starting to kick in. Like I’ve […]

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Ultimate Double Chocolate Muffins

July 16, 2014

I’m just gonna put this out there to begin with: these are the kind of double chocolate muffins you make when you mean business. They’re chocolate on chocolate to the max and you can’t be sorry about it. You know those jumbo, bakery-style double chocolate muffins you see at the store? Those are the ones […]

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Strawberry Cream Cheese Muffins

July 11, 2014
Strawberry Cream Cheese Muffins - fluffy strawberry-studded muffins stuffed with a sweet cream cheese filling and topped with a light crumble topping. | brighteyedbaker.com

Kid you not, these strawberry cream cheese muffins are one year in the making. When it comes to food and recipes, I’m constantly on a million different mental tracks, which means that it can occasionally take months for a recipe to go from conceptualized to in-progress to finalized. After making these muffins again this week, […]

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Confession # 143: I have a banana-baking impulse…Healthy Banana Coconut Chocolate Chunk Muffins {GF, Dairy-Free}

February 17, 2014
Healthy Banana Coconut Chocolate Chunk Muffins {GF, Dairy-Free Option, No Added Sugar} - tender and chocolate-filled muffins that are naturally sweetened with roasted bananas and coconut flakes. | www.brighteyedbaker.com

There’s something about an uber-ripe batch of bananas that makes me become a banana hoarder. And if I go to the store and see a bunch covered in those tell-tale brown speckles, all plans are out the window because I’m making banana bread… or muffins, or coffeecake, or SOMETHING. What I’m not doing is passing them […]

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Confession #138: I’m Behind the Times… Healthier Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

November 21, 2013
Healthier Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins - Tender and moist, chocolate-filled muffins with no butter, oil, or white flour! | www.brighteyedbaker.com

Are you all pumpkin’d out already, it being mid-November and all? Fingers crossed you’re not, because I made you muffins! Not JUST muffins, but healthy(ish) muffins with pumpkin and choc-O-late. It can’t be too late for that, can it? The thing is, I really have no idea how it came to be this late in […]

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Confession #131: I have a strawberry-roasting fetish…Healthy Maple Roasted Strawberry Muffins

July 23, 2013
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  My new thing is roasting strawberries; I feel like I’ve been doing it 24/7. It’s not exactly anything new in the food world, but it seems like these days roasting strawberries is all the rage. Heck, roasting any fruit seems to be big these days! Butttt, this whole strawberry-roasting thing isn’t just a passing […]

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Confession #119: I love carbs… Brown Butter Pecan Muffins

April 24, 2013
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I have a thing for carbs, or more like, I have a thing for the yummy treats that carbs come in, like perfect soft dinner rolls and fluffy cinnamon rolls. And muffins – I love me some muffins. Unfortunatley (hah!), I’m pretty sure that I get my fair share of carbs with all the baking I […]

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Confession #88: I like food… Apple Cinnamon Raisin Muffins {GF}

October 5, 2012
Apple Cinnamon Raisin Muffins

Did you read today’s post title? Because I know it seems a bit obvious. I write about food. I take pictures of food. I’m pretty sure if you’re reading this you know that I like love food. But here’s the thing: some of my favorite foods aren’t 100% nutritious. Solution? I try to switch things up […]

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Confession #87: It still feels like summer… Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

September 28, 2012
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Fall has officially begun, and October is just  a few days away, but in so many ways, it still feels like summer to me. The days are still (very) warm, the trees are still green, and I’m still drinking mostly iced coffee in the mornings, as the cozy feeling of a warm latte doesn’t quite beckon […]

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