Mini Churro Cupcakes

Mini Churro Cupcakes

Great things come in many sizes.  The Great Wall of China, for example, is super-duper large, while the key to a penthouse suite is a speck in comparison.

Not all great things are alike, of course, but the fact that we perceive something as great is what’s important.  Don’t you think?  I can’t compare food to the Great Wall of China, but then again, you can’t eat the Great Wall of China.

Really, what I’m trying to say is that these teeny little cupcakes, after a few trial-and-errors, have finally come to be something totally great in my world!  They’re just SO fluffy and cinnamon-y.

When I was developing the recipe for these, I was inspired by a friend of mine at this fantastic little sandwich cafe called Latin it Up (here in Tucson,) to try to make a Latin-ish dessert.  I’m not Latina, and I’ve never made flan, but I love churros!  Anything cinnamon is just the best.

Since churros are typically fried, I wanted to create something a little more in line with my healthy cooking tendencies.  Hence, baked churro cupcakes!

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It’s hard to believe it’s Superbowl time again!  Some things, like the big game, always come around and make you wonder where the time has gone.  And yet, so many things can change in that time!

If there is one thing I’ve learned over the past year, it’s that life will surprise you.  We can plan all we want for a future we hope for, but in the end, the outcome of our decisions can go any which way. 

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My Awesome List: Fitness Edition

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I might be twitching.  Probably from excitement… but also maybe from that last cup of coffee.

It’s time for another Weekly Awesome List!

Check out last week's Awesome List!

Because it’s Friday, and happy hours and parties are calling our names left and right, I thought the Weekend Warrior in you could use a shout-out.  (I figure the cocktail-drinking couch potato in us has an unfair advantage, anyway, no?) 

Well I’m right there with you.  I know the struggle is real.

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Happy Easter Monday!  I hope you had a wonderful weekend and holiday. 

I certainly enjoyed spending time with my family out of town, and eating lots – LOTS – of delicious food.  My mom’s version of “Angeled” Eggs (see mine, here) and the big platter of fruit (thanks, Grandma!) were my unrivaled favorites of the day.

As much of a blessing as it was to be able to focus on very important stuff (I’m talking about family, of course, not food… as important as good food is!) I didn’t get a chance to sneak in any work over the weekend like I normally do.  Hence...

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