Coeur de Pirate (heart of a pirate)

pirateCommes des Enfants by Coeur de PirateMmm…this is my current musical obesession..the darling girl behind the band which is Coeur de Pirate is Beatrice Martin. Although i cannot understand a word, the lilting gorgeous melody and piano composition make me oh so very happy…i cannot explain..listen to her newest single, Commes de Enfants or watch the video here..she reminds me of kate…yeah Janet?

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The best earth muffin…muffins? haha

So..i don’t have a photo to post yet..but i promise i’ll update soon. My husband brought home some muffins from a job a while ago..and after getting over my phobia of food from strangers (he convinced me she had a very clean house and seemed like a total earth muffin) i had to admit they were pretty kickin. AND they’re super healthy! here’s the recipe!

Six week Muffins (bcuz the batter last for 6 weeks in the fridge)
*preheat oven to 350

1 box (14-16oz) Raisin Bran
1 Quart buttermilk (click here for a buttermilk substitute)
1C oil ( I use half a cup oil and 3/4C applesauce)
4 eggs
1 1/2C Brown Sugar & 1C white sugar
-Combine the above ingredients in a very large bowl

5C flour ( use 3 wheat and 2 white)
5 tsp. baking soda
-combine then add to the above mixture

Heres where you can be creative, you can add all the listed additions or pick and choose, i do all of these, about 1C ea.
-flax seed -wheat germ
-Raisins (goldens are delish) -nuts
-crushed pineapple – dried unsweetened coconut

For a crunchy topping press granola or coconut or cinnamon and sugar or rice krispies into the top of the batter with a spoon. Bake for 20-25min (or 15-18 for mini muffins)