Breads & Muffins

persimmon bread
Breads & Muffins

Persimmon Bread

It’s fall, Thanksgiving time too! The persimmon trees in the orchard are filled with persimmons, so it’s time to make persimmon bread! Types of Persimmons We have two kinds of persimmons in the orchard, Fuyu and Hachiya. There are two commercially available types, though as with much produce, there are […]

blueberry cornbread muffins
Breads & Muffins

Blueberry Cornbread Muffins

I have made these wild blueberry cornbread muffins to serve at a local Women’s Health and Wellness Expo. They get a great response, loved by all. I buy organic frozen wild blueberries from Trader Joe’s Market. These blueberry cornbread muffins can also be made with fresh cranberries when they are […]

Italian Easter Bread made with healthy alternatives
Breads & Muffins

Italian Easter Bread

Italian Easter Bread My grandmother made Easter bread every Easter. She gave me her recipe many years ago, when I was still in college. The version I am sharing here has half the sugar and salt. I also substituted whole wheat flour for half of the white flour, and used […]

Zucchini Muffins
Breads & Muffins, Breakfast

Zucchini-Yogurt Muffins

There’s so much zucchini growing in the garden, time to make some healthy zucchini muffins. I used 2 zucchini and 1 yellow patty pan squash. You can substitute any kind os squash. Consider using different color squashes for a beautiful muffin. These muffins are light and fluffy. I use a […]