Muffin Top Monday: Sweet Potato Muffins

Remember that sweet potato puree I told you to save?  Pull it out of the freezer to defrost.  This month for Muffin Top Monday I made whole-wheat sweet potato muffins.  This healthy recipe for muffins is packed with vitamin A, C, plus all of the protein and calcium you get from the greek yogurt.   Gourmet Recipe adapted from Marcus Samuelsson Ingredients: ½ cup melted Kelapo Coconut Oil, more for greasing tins 2½ cups whole-wheat flour, preferably pastry flour ¾ cup sugar 2 teaspoons baking powder ¼ teaspoon baking soda ¼ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon cinnamon 1 cup mashed or […]

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Apple Pie Muffins

This month we have been celebrating American Classics.  Apple pie is definitely one of my favorite “American Classics,” so why not try it in muffin form.  I found this amazing recipe and just had to try it.  Not only were they one of the most delicious muffins I have tasted, but they made the entire house smell like a combination of cinnamon and apples with a hint of coconut. By the time they were done baking I had my boyfriend’s 4 friends crowding around me just waiting to get a bite.  Trust me, the smell of these muffins will bring […]


Muffin Top Monday: Banana Blueberry Muffins

I’m not a big fan of going to the gym and running an hour on the treadmill. But I do love finding new and creative ways to make workouts fun.  I would much rather go rollerblading, run on the beach, or play Wii!  Wii is definitely one of my favorite workouts and if you own a Wii you know why.  Not only does it get you up and moving while playing a video game, but I am always sore the next day too!  My favorite games to play are The Biggest Loser, Wii Fit, Active 2, and Just Dance.  I […]

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