These Brown Butter Nectarine Muffins are incredibly moist and flavorful. They're perfect for Sunday brunch or as a quick snack!

Do you have a favorite comfort food? I must require a lot of comfort because I have more of them than I care to admit. Sometimes when I’m stressed out I absolutely need ice cream and nothing else will suffice. Other times I want something savory, warm and full of carbs like pizza or a big bowl of cheesy pasta. And then sometimes it’s not so much about what I want to eat; it’s about what I want to make.
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These mini Vanilla Cream Cakes are a soft, dense and perfectly portioned dessert.

Hello, I’m Jen Farley and I’m a sugar addict. If you’ve been following along with my journey this year you are probably aware of my struggle to find a balance between working full time as a food blogger and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. In January I went on a five day juice detox and then began transitioning to an 80/20 paleo lifestyle. I started writing a column over at Parade Magazine detailing my experience. So how am I doing?  [Read more...]

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These Spiced Acorn Squash Apple Muffins are exactly the type of breakfast one craves in the winter months- slightly sweet and full of spice

I’ve been known to bake muffins when life gets tough. When Hurricane Sandy was approaching DC last year, I found myself in the kitchen frantically preparing muffins even though we knew the power could go out at any moment. It didn’t matter. For me, there is a certain zen calm that occurs when I’m baking muffins. It’s soothing. It gives me a purpose. It somehow makes me feel in control in an otherwise chaotic situation.  [Read more...]

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Berry Granola Streusel Muffins - Savory Simple

Last week I was on the road, traveling to Portland and Seattle to visit with family and attend IFBC. I love to travel but there is always something so wonderful about returning home. I missed my cat. I missed my own bed. My own food. It feels good to be back in the kitchen, doing what I do.

But that’s not to say I didn’t have fun while I was on the west coast. I did all kinds of cool stuff. For example…  [Read more...]

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Skinny Double Chocolate Chip Muffins ~ Photo by Savory Simple

Most of the time I’m in the kitchen I’m creating recipes from scratch. It’s what I love to do more than anything in the world (aside from maybe photography). Recipe development brings me a tremendous amount of joy and I love the creativity involved. But I have a secret.  [Read more...]

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