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Sunday-Wife Rituals

23 Aug

Ok, ok, even though today is Monday, it was treated like a Sunday due to the long weekend. On Sundays, I usually spend the afternoon and evening cooking and baking, preparing food for the work-week ahead, like a good little wifey.
Today I had a craving for something sweet and fluffy, and I decided to make muffins. I think muffins have gotten the unfair reputation of being somewhat healthy to eat, certainly better than a cupcake or cookie, right? But in all fairness, the ingredients don’t vary much and most recipes still call for butter, egg, sugar and milk, thus making a healthy snack option not-so-healthy afterall.
That’s why the Bran Muffin was created. All mighty healthy, full-of-fiber bran. Still a bran muffin wasn’t going to kill my craving for something naughty and gooey to accompany my afternoon Starbucks coffee…I decided to sneak in a few chocolate chips….and to reverse the effects of the chocolate, I threw in a banana for good measure.
The result was a moist, chewy muffin with just the right amount of sweetness and easy to make. Recipe follows, try it out and let me know how you liked it!
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