Apple Pecan Muffins

Apple Pecan Muffins

These apple pecan muffins from Ellie Krieger are a winner. With a 5 star rating on the The Food Network how could they miss? Moist and delicious, you’d never guess they were healthy. I first made them years ago when I came across the recipe in Ellie’s first cookbook,  The Food You Crave: Luscious Recipes for a Healthy… 

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Farro with Cherry Tomatoes and Basil {Slow Cooker}

Farro with tomatoes, basil and Parmesan

(Weight Watchers Crock Pot Cooking Day 186 – Farro with Cherry Tomatoes, Basil and Parmesan) Have you tried farro? According to the package that has been sitting around my pantry for months, it’s one of the oldest cultivated grains. Originally grown in the fertile crescent of the middle east, farro became the primary grain of… 

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Mixed Berry Whole Wheat Coffee Cake

Mixed Berry Whole Wheat Coffee Cake

I’ve been wanting to try this Mixed Berry Whole Wheat Coffee Cake for a while and decided I’d better get to it before the temperatures around here climb any further. Low in fat, brimming with berries and topped with granola, it’s a great lighter, healthier alternative to regular coffee cake. And easy to toss together too…. 

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Double Chocolate Bran Muffins

chocolate bran muffins

I’ve been meaning to share these double chocolate bran muffins for a while. I first spied them on Cookie Madness, where Anna calls them Fiber One Chocolate Muffins. And then in Betty Crocker Whole Grains: Easy Everyday Recipes, where they’re dubbed Double Chocolate Muffins. Regardless of what you call them, these double chocolate bran muffins are delicious. I… 

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Easy Cranberry Nut Bread in the Slow Cooker

Easy Cranberry Nut Bread

(Weight Watchers Friendly Crock Pot Cooking Day 69) I made this easy Cranberry Nut Bread in the Slow Cooker to use up what remained of the slow cooker raspberry apple cranberry sauce I made for Thanksgiving (but haven’t yet posted). Different from your typical cranberry nut bread made with fresh cranberries, but just as delicious,… 

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Slow Cooker Whole Wheat Bread with Molasses

Slow Cooker Whole Wheat Bread

(Weight Watchers Friendly Crock Pot Cooking Day 55 – Slow Cooker Whole Wheat Bread) I made this slow cooker whole wheat bread to go with slow cooker baked beans. Hearty and flavorful, it was the perfect way to sop up those rich and delicious baked bean juices and round out our meal. I continue to… 

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Healthy Slow Cooker Pumpkin Bread

Healthy Slow Cooker Pumpkin Bread

(Weight Watchers Friendly Crock Pot Cooking Day 47) This healthy slow cooker pumpkin bread is a winner in my book. Made with whole wheat flour, it baked up moist, sweet and delicious. I adapted it from what is quickly becoming my most used Slow Cooker Cookbook of the moment: Fix-It and Forget-It New Cookbook: 250 New… 

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Moist Healthy Slow Cooker Cornbread

Moist Healthy Slow Cooker Cornbread

(Weight Watchers Friendly Crock Pot Cooking Day 38) Easy, moist, healthy, and delicious, this Slow Cooker Cornbread, is my new go-to cornbread. Made with cornmeal, whole wheat flour and plain yogurt, I don’t think I’ll make cornbread in the oven again. It bakes up denser and moister than cornbread made in the oven. Adapted from… 

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