Bran Muffins with Raisins – Recipe with buttermilk

bran muffins with dried fruits

My favorite bran muffin recipe. I promise – it’s not dry and even kids will ask for seconds. These muffins are moist, rich and full of good-for-you ingredients. A few things: first, yes, you can substitute soured milk (milk + fresh lemon juice) for the buttermilk, but I  wouldn’t. Real buttermilk makes a big difference. … Read moreBran Muffins with Raisins – Recipe with buttermilk

Pumpkin cookies

baked pumpkin cookies

From cupcake queen Pam Turkin, the mind behind Just Baked, comes this recipe for pumpkin spice cookies. Ingredients Directions Preheat oven to 350°F. Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and pie spice in medium bowl. Beat soften butter and granulated sugar in large mixer bowl for 30 seconds. Add pumpkin, eggs and 2 teaspoons … Read morePumpkin cookies

Fun in the kitchen – involve your kids in the process of making the Brain cake

brain cake

Forget vampires, zombies are all the rage now. So are brains. For eating, of course. Whether you’re trying to do something memorable for Friday the 13th, or you need snacks while watching iZombie or The Walking Dead, this is the cake. Ready to construct a brain cake? It’s actually easy and fun to make. Promise. We even did … Read moreFun in the kitchen – involve your kids in the process of making the Brain cake