The latest entry in the hide-the-veggie-from-the-kids category, these whole wheat blueberry muffins hide a bright red secret inside -- shredded beets. There's applesauce to keep them moist, and rolled oats for heartiness.
This recipe was given to me many years ago by the county Extension service. I love the muffins' hearty taste and light texture. If you're cooking for one or two, they keep well in the refrigerator or the freezer.
I got this recipe from a friend. I make these often and take them to many potlucks, office parties, the cottage, picnics, children's lunch and the list goes on. Recipe from the cookbook quot;Just The Best.quot;
Whenever there's a seasonal item at Trader Joe's like pumpkin puree, I get so excited that I lose control and end up buying at least 10 cans of it. Individual Pumpkin Cheesecakes, Pumpkin Milkshakes, Pumpkin Seed Cookies, Pumpkin Waffles....those are a few of the things I love to make with pumpkin puree, just to give you a hint of my obsession with it. In general, I try not to eat a lot of canned foods, but if there's one thing that is simply easier and tastier to get from a can, it's pumpkin puree. Roasting and pureeing an entire pumpkin, is a time consuming task that I don't recommend doing, especially when their are a couple of very good...
Do any of you not like peanut butter? Brett and I (and Harper too now!) go through insane amounts of peanut butter. I eat it most mornings with my oatmeal. I use it in energy bites. Brett loves it with a freshly cut up apple. The list is endless. We recently moved into our friend’s house which we’re subleasing for the next few months and my friend left behind a few tubs of peanut butter for us to use. Paired with the two bags that I brought with us from our previous house, we were stocked! Yet, while making these