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Pumpkin Bread & Chocolate Muffins

Pumpkin Bread & Chocolate Muffins are soft, moist, and double the fun, split between lightly-spiced pumpkin and a generous dose of chocolate! Well friends, it’s officially September…and that means I’ve officially given myself permission to crack open the first can o’ pumpkin of the season! I wasted no time this year, seeing as how I baked these Pumpkin Bread & Chocolate Muffins on September 1st. Too soon? Perhaps. But when my kids came home from school that afternoon and smelled {Read More}

Loaded Banana Muffins

Loaded Banana Muffins start with a moist, soft banana bread base that gets extra flavor and texture from coconut, toasted pecans, and honey-kissed granola sprinkled on top! Okay, all you monkeys out there…get ready to go bananas (sorry) for today’s recipe! And if you currently have a pile of splotchy, dark brown bananas sitting on your kitchen counter? You’ll love this post, too. Because in both cases, these Loaded Banana Muffins are decidedly different than your everyday banana bread, meaning {Read More}

Peachy Cornbread Muffins

Tender, lightly sweetened Peachy Cornbread Muffins are filled with a dollop of peach preserves for a delicious breakfast, brunch, or snack. Tomorrow morning I’m heading to my 6-year-old’s classroom to help out with their Kindergarten Rodeo, which coincides with Texas Independence Day earlier this week. I’m not exactly sure what the “rodeo” is going to entail, but I do know that the kids will be attired in their finest cowboy and cowgirl duds, so it’s bound to be cute. I {Read More}

Banana Bread & Chocolate Muffins

Banana Bread & Chocolate Muffins combine half plain banana batter and half chocolate banana batter in sweet, moist, bakery-style muffins that make a perfect breakfast or snack! I’ve pretty much decided that chocolate and bananas were made for each other. When I have overripe bananas, I often find myself making simple banana treats OR going over the top with a batch of Triple Chocolate Banana Bread…but never before have I combined the two. Until today. And WOW. What was I {Read More}

Bacon Cheddar Jalapeño Cornbread

Bacon Cheddar Jalapeño Cornbread is moist, tender, and loaded with extra flavor from crispy bacon, gooey cheese, and spicy jalapeño, making it the perfect accompaniment for all of your favorite soups, stews, and chilis! So…I’m posting this recipe today because cornbread accompanies soup, and soup is associated with cold weather, and maybe if we build it, they will come. Or, in this case, maybe if we act like fall temperatures have arrived, they finally will. Because, Y’ALL. It hit 100 {Read More}

Savory Cheesy Zucchini Muffins

Savory Cheesy Zucchini Muffins are loaded with sharp cheddar & salty Parmesan, with bonus flavors of garlic & dill. Warm out of the oven and slathered with butter, they’ll become your new favorite way to enjoy garden-fresh zucchini! Okay, I admit it…sometimes I get stumped naming recipes. See, I want to include all of the good stuff that’s in there, but Zucchini Cheddar Parmesan Garlic Dill Buttermilk Muffins doesn’t quite roll off the tongue now, does it? And so I {Read More}

Mixed Berry Cream Cheese Muffins

Melt-in-your-mouth Mixed Berry Cream Cheese Muffins are bursting with your favorite juicy berries and swirled with a lightly sweet cream cheese filling. With Independence Day right around the corner, I’m in the mood to infuse my attire, my decor, and my menu with some good ol’ red, white, and blue. And when it comes to culinary endeavors, what easier way to channel those vibrant hues than with some fresh, juicy berries? A couple of weeks ago, I shared a scrumptious {Read More}

Whole Wheat Coconut Oil Biscuits with Raspberry Butter

Whole Wheat Coconut Oil Biscuits are light, flaky, and wholesome, thanks to 100% whole wheat flour and nourishing coconut oil. And what better to top a warm biscuit with than honey-sweetened Raspberry Butter? There are about a zillion and one recipes out there for flaky southern biscuits. But did you know that you can make light, fluffy, healthier biscuits using 100% whole wheat flour and coconut oil? It’s true, it’s true! And today I’m going to show you just how {Read More}

The Very Best Homemade Whole Wheat Dinner Rolls

Adapted from our incredibly popular Homemade Whole Wheat Bread recipe, these 100% whole wheat dinner rolls are soft, pillowy, moist, easy to make, and truly the BEST! Sometimes it takes awhile for the lightbulb to go on. When I decided to share a homemade whole wheat dinner roll recipe with y’all in time for Easter, I experimented with several batches of rolls but wasn’t completely happy with any of the results. I mean, they were fine…but not perfect. I knew {Read More}

Cinnamon Bread {No-Yeast Quick Bread}

Soft, sweet Cinnamon Bread is a tasty treat for breakfast or as a snack. And since this effortless recipe yields multiple loaves, it’s also perfect for holiday (or anytime) gift giving! ‘Tis the season for homemade food gifts, and today I’ve got another good one for ya! Cinnamon Bread is an easy-to-make quick bread swirled with cinnamon-sugar and topped with even more. It’s tender yet moist, sweet yet delicately spiced. A thick slab of it is delicious with coffee, tea, {Read More}

Garlic Bread with Fresh Garlic & Parsley

Quick and easy Garlic Bread with Fresh Garlic & Parsley turns a store-bought loaf into the perfect accompaniment for Italian food! Today, my friends, I bring you carbs. Not just any carbs, though…warm, bread-y, buttery, garlic-laced, parsley-sprinkled carbs that just might steal the show when served alongside your favorite Italian entrees. Don’t say I didn’t warn you. This is my favorite way to make garlic bread, and so much fresher tasting (AKA, less artificial tasting) than those frozen loaves of {Read More}

Whole Wheat Apple Cinnamon Muffins

Whole Wheat Apple Cinnamon Muffins are bursting with tender apple chunks, coated with cinnamon sugar, and even include wholesome ingredients like whole wheat flour and coconut oil! Well, October is in full swing and this past week began to feel decidedly autumn-ish around here. So after a few days of temps not quite reaching 90°F, I no longer have to feel like a poser as I bake with pumpkin and simmer soups…fall recipes are finally legit! 😉 And if you’ve {Read More}

Whole Wheat Pancake Bites

Homemade buttermilk pancake batter is baked up as cute mini muffins in this quick and easy breakfast. Top your Whole Wheat Pancake Bites with mini chocolate chips, berries, diced bananas, or nuts for even more flavor! Well, Monday officially marks back-to-school at our house (Pre-K and 2nd grade…here we come!), and I’ve spent much of this past week putting together my game plan for how I’m going to start off the school year all organized and prepared and super efficient. {Read More}

Whole Wheat Zucchini Banana Muffins

These chocolate chip-studded Zucchini Banana Muffins will disappear in no time…in fact, they’re so tasty that nobody will ever guess they’re bursting with good-for-you ingredients like whole wheat flour, coconut oil, and yogurt! I know, I know…I promised you all that I already posted my last zucchini recipe of the season. But y’all…I still have so much of it! So when I recently adapted my family’s favorite healthy banana muffin recipe to use up some of my excess zucchini, I {Read More}

Mozzarella Bubble Biscuits

Warm, soft Mozzarella Bubble Biscuits — with their gooey, cheesy centers, dollop of marinara, and sprinkling of Parmesan — make a perfect party appetizer, kid-friendly snack, or delicious accompaniment to an Italian meal! Y’all might not know this about me at this early stage in our relationship, but I could pretty much subsist on carbs and cheese alone. My affinity for tortillas and queso is already well-documented. And I would rather eat warm-from-the-oven homemade bread slathered with butter than caviar-topped {Read More}

Zucchini Fudge Bundt Cake with Chocolate Glaze {or} Chocolate Zucchini Bread

Zucchini Fudge Bundt Cake with Chocolate Glaze is so moist and decadent, nobody will ever guess that it’s made with a pound of zucchini and 100% whole wheat flour! Bake it in loaf pans instead for Chocolate Zucchini Bread. I promised y’all one last zucchini recipe this season, and today I’m going to deliver in a BIG way. Say hello to Zucchini Fudge Bundt Cake with Chocolate Glaze! Or if that’s too indulgent, you can instead decide to bake up {Read More}

Whole Wheat Strawberry Muffins

Tender, wholesome, Whole Wheat Strawberry Muffins boast a burst of fresh, sweet strawberries in every bite! Around our house, we are mad for muffins! You may have already come to that conclusion based on all of the muffin recipes I’ve shared so far at Five Heart Home…muffins studded with blueberries and raspberries, muffins concealing hidden veggies, muffins to use up those overripe bananas, muffins suited for a first birthday, an after-school snack, a weekend brunch, or to welcome fall! Yup, {Read More}

Triple Chocolate Banana Bread

Triple Chocolate Banana Bread is moist, fudgy, and loaded with three kinds of chocolate, making it a mouthwatering way to use up overripe bananas! If you’re anything like me, you always have overripe bananas sitting on the counter, on a quest to discover their purpose in life. And let’s face it…baking them into plain ol’ banana bread can get kind of boring. I’ve always thought that chocolate and bananas pair beautifully, and this moist, fudgy bread is no exception. It’s {Read More}

Homemade Cornbread Mix

Homemade Cornbread Mix is not only a convenient time saver, but it’s also versatile enough to be used in a variety of recipes and it avoids the artificial ingredients sometimes found in store bought mix. I know what you’re thinking…last week I shared a recipe for my favorite Homemade Chili Seasoning Mix, and here I am today, back with a Homemade Cornbread Mix. Is this food blog going to turn into all mixes, all the time or what? Of course {Read More}

Cheesy Pull-Apart Bread with Bacon, Garlic, Cheddar & Swiss

Drenched with garlic butter and stuffed with cheddar, Swiss, and bacon, this decadent pull-apart bread will be the warm, cheesy star of your Super Bowl party! So. Have you ever come across a recipe that you just couldn’t stop thinking about? And that thinking eventually led to obsessing, until one day you found yourself on an impromptu trip to the grocery store to procure the necessary ingredients for finally bringing said recipe to fruition in your very own kitchen? That, {Read More}

Healthy Whole Wheat & Honey Banana Muffins

Healthy banana muffins never tasted so good! These sweet, moist muffins are made with wholesome ingredients including whole wheat flour, coconut oil, yogurt, and honey. There aren’t many things quicker and easier for breakfast-on-the-go than good, old-fashioned muffins. They are also great as an after school snack or post-dinner treat. But let’s face it…not all muffins are created equal, and not every muffin is inherently wholesome. In fact, some are actually more akin to cupcakes masquerading under the good name {Read More}

French Breakfast Puffs

Tender vanilla muffins are drenched in melted butter and dipped in cinnamon sugar for a sweet and crunchy coating that makes breakfast time a treat! The recipes that I share here at Five Heart Home generally fall into one of two categories: (1.) favorite recipes, beloved by myself and my family, that I’ve been making for years, and (2.) new recipes that we recently tried and loved. Today’s recipe is a happy foray into the former variety. When I was {Read More}

Savory Herb & Cheese Monkey Bread

This savory monkey bread is quick and easy, thanks to refrigerated biscuits that are dipped in garlic butter and coated in herbs and cheese for a ring of rolls that are as festive as they are delicious. (And pssst…after you grab the recipe for this Savory Herb & Cheese Monkey Bread, be sure to scroll down to the bottom of this post for a blog hop featuring lots of yummy holiday recipes!) Have I mentioned to y’all that I joined {Read More}

The BEST Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread (or Muffins)

This soft, moist pumpkin bread — perfectly spiced and studded with chocolate chips — is so delicious, it will replace any other recipe you’ve ever tried! Thank y’all for sticking with me through all of the pumpkin posts this fall. It’s been almost three weeks since my last one, so at least I’m trying to space out my addiction, right? 😉 However, considering the various incarnations of pumpkin that I’ve shared since September, I would be remiss not to include {Read More}

{Dairy-free, Egg-free} Spiced Applesauce Muffins {OR} First Birthday Applesauce Cake

Today I have a perfect muffin recipe to share with you if (1.) you’re sensitive to dairy or eggs, (2.) you’re out of fresh ingredients and limited to pantry staples, or (3.) you know an 11-month-old in need of a smash cake for an upcoming birthday party. Five years ago, when my oldest son was coming up on his first birthday, I fretted about him having a cute first birthday smash cake to dig his little hands into without risking {Read More}

Classic Blueberry Muffins

Everyone needs a simple, classic blueberry muffin recipe in their arsenal. Today I’m sharing my favorite…it’s quick, it’s easy, it’s delicious. There’s nothing fancy about these muffins. No cinnamon swirl or praline topping to set them apart. No citrus zest or sticky glaze to put them over the top. But what they are is good. Just plain good. Whether you’re thinking that homemade blueberry muffins would make a great breakfast on the go, or you’re craving them to make a {Read More}

Peanut Butter & Jelly Muffins ~ A Perfect After School Snack for the First Day (or Any Day!)

When my son started Kindergarten last year, I had these little gems waiting on him as an after school snack when he got home on the first day. And this year? He’s already asked me if I’ll be making them again for his first day back. Guess they made an impression. The first day of school can be somewhat exhausting and overwhelming for kiddos coming off of summer vacation, so I think it’s nice to have a special snack waiting {Read More}

The Very Best Homemade Whole Wheat Bread

Today I’m going to share with you a recipe for the softest, moistest, fluffiest, freshest-staying, homemade, 100% whole wheat bread you’ve ever sunk your teeth into!  I’m not even exaggerating here, y’all.  I’ve baked many a whole wheat bread recipe over the years, and this one is head-and-shoulders above the rest. What makes this bread so amazing is that it stays soft and fresh for days after it’s been baked.  Just about all homemade bread tastes fabulous out of the {Read More}

Raspberry Almond Praline Muffins

Is there such a thing as a bad muffin?  I mean, I’m sure there is, but I don’t think I’ve ever had one. Blueberry or banana, chocolate-studded or crumb-topped, mini or jumbo, I love them all. With that being said, these are really good muffins, y’all.  As in, I-could-eat-them-every-morning-for-breakfast-and-every-afternoon-for-a-snack good.  As in, I-kind-of-have-to-force-myself-to-share-them-with-my-kids good.  Yes, even in my undiscriminatory muffin love, I can recognize that this muffin is something special.  For one thing, this muffin features raspberries, one of my {Read More}

Toddler-Approved Veggie Surprise Mini Muffins

If you’ve been searching for a way to use up the spoils of an overabundant garden, you’ve come to the right place.  And if, as an added bonus, you’d like to get some of those aforementioned excess veggies into your toddler/preschooler/big kid/teenager with as little drama as possible, then look no further.  Carrot Cake, I’d like you to meet Zucchini Bread.  Even though they’re chock full of veggies, who could turn down these little cuties? I am not above hiding/disguising {Read More}