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Quiche Cups with Strawberry Cutouts

4 Jan

My kids love these! And the big shocker? Crust and dairy free!

Quiche Cups

Ingredients:

1 lb Sage Sausage (mine had red pepper flakes. Be careful where you buy your sausage. You don’t want unwanted fillers mixed up in it)
1 ¼ Cups chopped onion
1 ½ Cusp Chopped asparagus
½ Cup chopped tomatoes
olive oil
8 eggs
1 tsp slat
½ tsp black pepper

strawberries

(You can sub your favorite veggies really. I have made this several ways. Like red bell peppers instead of tomatoes.)

Procedure:

Prepare 18 muffin tins. Place tins in muffin pan and coat muffin tins with olive oil or bacon grease.

Preheat oven to 400° degrees.

Cook sausage and onion in frying pan. Cook until almost done and add in asparagus and cook until all the way done.

 

 

 

 

 

Whisk together eggs, salt and pepper and plop in the tomatoes.

 

 

 

 

 

Pour sausage mixture into egg mixture and stir.

Pour into prepared muffin tins.

Bake for 15-20 minutes. (Or until eggs are done.)

Cut out strawberries with a small cookie cutter. Serve with the Quiche Cups.

 

 

 

 

 

Estimated calories for the Quiche Cups:

Per Serving:  180 Calories Carbs 1  Fat 14 Protein 12

Dairy Free Crust-less Quiche

14 Nov

Love this! Depending on what I have on hand it works out great! Some left over asparagus or steamed broccoli from dinner? Extra sliced mushrooms that didn’t get used for the salad the night before? Whatever! Make into a quiche the next day!

Dairy Free Crust-less Quiche

Ingredients:

6 eggs
½ cup ham or cooked sausage or cooked crumbled bacon (any meat of your choice. for 21DSD no sugar added in meats)
About 2 cups of veggies (your choice)
Butter or oil (21DSD Clarified butter or Ghee)
Salt
Pepper

Procedure:

Preheat oven to 405. Coat baking dish with butter or oil and sauté the veggies until tender.

Scramble up eggs in a mixing bowl. Adding salt and pepper to your liking. Pour into prepared baking dish.

Sprinkle ham into the dish.

I sautéed about ½ cup of diced up asparagus in oil. Cook until tender. Sprinkle into egg mixture.

Sauté about 5 sliced up mushrooms in oil. Cook until golden. Sprinkle into egg mixture.

Sprinkle in 1 diced up Roma tomato and 2 diced up green onions.

I just used a butter knife (because it was sitting there) to poke everything down into the eggs so everything was coated well with egg.

Bake about 30 minutes. Let sit on counter top at least 5 minutes.

Top with your favorite hot sauce and avocado if you like. Enjoy!

Pumpkin Seed Granola

12 Sep

Pumpkin Seed Granola

Ingredients

3 cups old-fashioned rolled oats

3 tbs whole wheat flour

1 cup raw shelled pumpkin seeds

1 cup chopped dates

1/4 cup Agave maple syrup

1/4 cup honey

1/3 cup coconut oil

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1/2 tsp nutmeg

1/8 teaspoon sea salt

Procedure
Preheat oven to 300°F.

Stir together oats, flour, pumpkin seeds and dates in a large bowl. In a separate bowl, whisk together maple syrup, honey, oil, vanilla extract, nutmeg and salt. Add to the oat mixture, mix well to fully coat.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Spread mixture out on a large rimmed baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Bake, stirring occasionally to break up lumps, until deep golden brown, fragrant and just dry to the touch, 30 to 40 minutes. Allow granola to cool completely before storing.

Make Ahead Sausage, egg and Cheddar Breakfast Sandwiches (Perfect for a crunched for time morning)

2 Sep

Make Ahead Sausage, egg and Cheddar Breakfast Sandwiches (Perfect For a crunched for time morning)

Ingredients:

1 lb sausage of your choice

1 dozen eggs

salt and pepper

wax paper

sliced Cheddar Cheese

Whole Wheat Bagels or Whole Wheat English Muffins

Procedure:

1. Fry up your eggs seasoning them with salt and pepper and fry up your sausage patties.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2. Layer the fried sausage and eggs in sheets of wax paper and place in the freezer. Freeze until frozen.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3. After the sausage patties and eggs are frozen solid place them in a Freezer Mate Tupperware or an airtight freezer container.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4. When you are in a morning rush or your coffee hasn’t kicked in yet grab these out of the freezer. Make as many sandwiches as you need.

Place a frozen sausage patty on top of your Whole Wheat Bagel or English Muffin and top with half a slice of Cheddar Cheese. On the other half of your bread place your frozen egg and the other half of the slice of Cheddar. Place in Toaster oven. Cook until cheese is melted and egg and sausage are hot all the way through. Slap it together.  Makes for an easy peasy clean up in the kitchen that morning! 🙂

Breakfast Sandwich on a Whole Wheat Bagel

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Breakfast Sandwich on a Whole Wheat English Muffin

Baked Spinach

2 Sep

Baked Spinach

Ingredients:

* 1 ¼ pounds spinach
* ¼ cup all-purpose flour
* 3 eggs, beaten
* 1 ¼ cup shredded Cheddar cheese
* 1 cup dried bread crumbs
* 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley (optional)
* ¼ cup butter, melted
* 1 cup 2% milk
* ½ teaspoon salt
* 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper

Procedure:

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 2 quart baking dish.
2. Clean spinach thoroughly. Remove all excess water. Chop spinach. Arrange spinach and flour in layers, nestle beaten eggs about midway between the layers.
3. Combine cheese and bread crumbs. Mix in optional parsley, if desired. Sprinkle over top of spinach. Mix butter or margarine, milk, salt and pepper. Pour over all ingredients. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) oven for 50 minutes to one hour.

I cooked it in the Pampered chef 2qt batter bowl! DELICIOUS!!!!!

Serves 6

Calories 291.8
Total Fat 19.8 g
Saturated Fat 11.3 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.4 g
Monounsaturated Fat 5.6 g
Cholesterol 154.6 mg
Sodium 527.8 mg
Potassium 336.1 mg
Total Carbohydrate 16.0 g
Dietary Fiber 2.0 g
Sugars 2.2 g
Protein 13.4 g

 

Crustless Quiche

31 Aug

Crustless Quiche

Ingredients:
4 eggs — beaten
1 ½ cups heavy cream
5 green onion — snipped with scissors
¼ cup leeks — thinly sliced
½ cup broccoli — steamed or leftovers
¼ teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
¾ cup cooked chicken — ham or crabmeat
1 ½ cups Swiss cheese — Cheddar, or Monterey

Procedure:

Preheat oven to 350°F

1) Beat eggs, add cream, mix. Add all other ingredients and mix well. Pour egg mixture into a greased 9″ or 10 ” pie plate.

2) Place pie plate into a large baking dish and pour HOT water into the dish around the pie plate to a depth of 1 inch.

3) Bake quiche in the oven for 40min. or until a knife inserted near center comes out clean. Remove from oven. Let stand for ten min.

Makes 4 generous servings