Banana Breakfast Muffins

These muffins are very good breakfast muffins.  I feel like anything with banana in it makes a good breakfast item, ammiright?  Unfortunately, I made these muffins with pretty unripe bananas.  Definitely try to make them with extremely ripened bananas &#8211…

Apple Cinnamon Muffins

These muffins were a huge hit with my roommates when I made them this week!  The small chunks of apple inside the muffin add moisture and flavor, and the streusel is a really nice topping to add some crunch and…

Scrumptious Lemon Poppyseed Muffins

Lemon poppyseed muffins are one of my favorite types of muffins ever.  They’re so… lemony!  And delicious!  Yummmm.  My sister Emma and I work in the university bakery, and every morning our mouths water as we make…

Delicious Vegan Blueberry Muffins

These muffins are surprisingly flavorful for being vegan!  They don’t have any sort of egg in them (not even flaxseed!) so they don’t hold together super well.  I recommend making them in cupcake paper liners so…

Magical Dutch Oven Bread

Bread has always intimidated me.  What if it doesn’t rise?  How long do you knead it?  What does “proving” mean anyway?  I avoided making bread for years, which is incredible because I love eating bread.  It would make sense…

This Vegetable Soup Costs $10 To Make from Scratch

This is one of my favorite soup recipes because it is so cheap!  It doesn’t have a store-bought broth or any meat, which are the most expensive aspects of making soup.  Instead, this soup has a tomato base…

4 Great Florida Spring Break Destinations

It’s that time of year again!  Time to flee the cold March weather and go sunbathe on the beach.  As you prepare for spring break, here are my top 5 favorite places to go on vacation in Florida…

Failing Organic Chemistry Taught Me a Valuable Lesson About Myself

During my first year of college, I decided that I wanted to be a veterinarian.  I loved animals, and I was interested in working in a medical field.  It seemed perfect!  As I began the preparation for applying to vet…

Easy Chocolate Raspberry Cake

I’m on vacation in Florida with my family, and I wanted to make a chocolate and raspberry cake for my sister’s birthday.  But we are staying in an Airbnb, so I didn’t want to…

How to Make Chocolate Frosting Without an Electric Mixer

Have you ever needed to make frosting for a cake or cupcakes, but realized you didn’t have an electric mixer handy?  This week I was on vacation in Florida with my family, and I wanted to make a…