Recipe: Peanut Butter-Pretzel Granola Bars

I love sweet-and-salty granola bars, so I thought I’d try making my own using the dregs of my pretzel bag. Unlike my previous granola bar recipes, in which I used unsweetened dried coconut, I used sweetened coconut here to see if the bars would hold together better. They did! And though the bars were sweeter than I normally go for, … Read more

Recipe: Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip muffins (no sugar, high protein)

If a little peanut butter is good, a lot is even better, right? Well, maybe. These muffins taste amazing if you’re a peanut butter lover, but they’re denser and moister than what I usually prefer. Next time, I’ll probably cut the peanut butter to 3/4 cups and add another egg. Supplies measuring cups and spoons 1 mixing bowl blender muffin … Read more

Recipe: Mocha-Cream Muffins

I recently went to visit Mindy Celeste for the Christmas holidays. Before leaving, I threw my unused half-and-half into the freezer, since ┬áit would have spoiled in the week I was gone. Alas, thawed half-and-half isn’t great in coffee. It tends to separate in the freezing process, so when you put it in your coffee you get a smattering of … Read more