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Zippy Corn Chowder

Ingredients: 1 medium onion, chopped 1 medium green pepper, chopped 2 tbsp butter 1 can (14.5 ounces) chicken or vegetable broth 2 large red potatoes, cubed 1 jalapeno pepper, chopped 2 tsp dijon mustard 1 tsp salt 1/2 tsp paprika 1/4 to 1/2 tsp crushed red pepper flakes 3 cups frozen corn 4 green onions, chopped 3 cups milk, divided 1/4 cup all-purpose flour Directions: In a large saucepan, saute the onion and green pepper in butter until tender. Add…

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Ham n’ Cheese Squares

Ham-nCheese-Squares

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups cubed fully cooked ham 1 carton (6 ounces) plain yogurt 1/4 cup crushed saltines (about 6) 1/4 cup shredded Swiss cheese 2 tbsp butter, melted 2 tsp caraway seeds 6 eggs Directions: In a large bowl, combine the first six ingredients. In a small mixing bowl, beat the eggs until thickened and lemon-colored; fold into ham mixture. Transfer to a greased 8-inch square baking dish. Bake at 375 degrees for 20-25 minutes or until a knife…

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Buttermilk Buckwheat Pancakes

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Ingredients: 1 cup buckwheat flour 2 tbsp brown sugar 1 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp salt 1/8 tsp each ground cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves 1 egg 1 cup buttermilk 1 tbsp butter, melted Directions: In a large bowl, combine the flour, brown sugar, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, salt, nutmeg and cloves. Whisk the egg, buttermilk and butter; stir into the dry ingredients just until moistened. Pour batter by 1/4 cupfuls onto a hot nonstick griddle…

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Special Brunch Bake

Berry-Best-Smoothies

Ingredients: 3 tablespoons orange juice concentrate 3 tablespoons fat-free half and half 12 ice cubes 1 cup fresh strawberries 1 medium ripe banana, cut into chunks 1/2 cup fresh or frozen blueberries 1/2 cup fresh or frozen raspberries Directions: In a blender, combine all ingredients; cover and process for 30-45 seconds or until smooth. Pour into chilled glasses; serve immediately. Please follow and like us:…

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Special Brunch Bake

Special-Brunch-Bake

Ingredients: 2 tubes (4 ounces) refrigerated buttermilk biscuits 3 cartons (8 ounces) frozen egg substitute, thawed 7 ounces Canadian bacon, chopped 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded reduced-fat mozzarella cheese 1/2 cup chopped fresh mushrooms 1/2 cup finely chopped onion 1/4 tsp pepper Directions: Arrange the biscuits in a 13×9 baking dish coated with cooking spray. In a bowl, combine the remaining ingredients; pour over biscuits. Bake uncovered at 350 degrees for 30-35…

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Poppy Seed Doughnuts

Ingredients: 1 cup all purpose flour 1/2 cup sugar 1 tbsp poppy seeds 3/4 tsp baking powder 3/4 tsp baking soda 1/4 tsp salt 1 egg 1/3 cup buttermilk 1/3 cup plain yogurt 1 tbsp canola oil 2 tsp lemon juice 1 tsp grated lemon peel 1/2 tsp vanilla extract 2 tsp confectioner’s sugar Directions: In a small bowl, combine first 6 ingredients. Combine the egg, buttermilk, yogurt, oil, lemon juice, peel and vanilla; stir in dry ingredients just until…

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Strawberry Crepe Roll Ups

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Ingredients: 1 1/4 cup fat free milk 3/4 cup egg substitue 3/4 tsp vanilla extract 1 cup all purpose flour 1 tsp sugar 1/4 tsp salt 2/3 cup strawberry spreadable fruit 3 cups chopped fresh strawberries 2 tsp confectioner’s sugar Directions: In a large bowl, combine the milk, egg substitute and vanilla. Combine the flour, sugar and salt; add to the milk mixture and mix well. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour. Coat a 7 or 8 inch nonstick skillet…

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Garden Frittata

Garden-Fritatta

Ingredients: 1 small yellow summer squash, thinly sliced 1 small zucchini, thinly sliced 1 small onion, chopped 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded part skim mozzarella cheese 1 medium tomato, sliced 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese 4 eggs 1 cup fat-free milk 2 tbsp minced fresh basil 1 garlic clove, minced 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 tsp pepper 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan Cheese Directions: In a microwave safe bowl, combine the squash, zucchini and onion. Cover and microwave on high for 7-9…

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Veggie Macaroni Salad

Veggie-Macaroni-Salad

Ingredients: 2 cups uncooked elbow macaroni 1 large tomato, seeded and chopped 1 cup frozen peas, thawed 1/2 cup shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese 1/2 cup chopped celery 1 hard cooked egg, chopped 2 green onions, sliced Dressing Ingredients: 3/4 cup reduced-fat mayo 1 cup fat-free plain yogurt 2 tbsp sugar 1 tbsp prepared mustard 1/8 tsp celery seed Directions: Cook the macaroni according to package directions; drain and rinse in cold water. In a large bowl, combine macaroni, tomato, peas,…

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Banana Oat Pancakes

Banana-Oat-Pancakes

Serves 2 Ingredients: 1/4 cup gluten free oats 1/8 cup coconut flour 1/2 tbsp psyllium husk 1 tsp cinnamon 1/2 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk 1 egg 1/2 large banana Place all dry ingredients into a blender or food processor and blend into a powder. Add the remaining ingredients and blend until batter forms. Heat a pan over medium heat and spray with nonstick cooking spray. Pour batter in small circles onto the pan (I made 6 little ones). Flip…

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Butternut Squash & Zucchini Fritatta

Butternut-Squash-Zucchini-Frittata

Serves 4 Ingredients: 9 egg whites 3 eggs 1 medium zucchini, grated 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves 1-1/2 cups butternut squash, dived into small cubes 9 tbsp ricotta cheese Smoked paprika Salt/pepper 1 tsp olive oil Preheat oven to 360F Place the squash in a microwave safe dish and cover with water. Cook for 4-5 min and then drain. Whisk the eggs and egg whites in a large bowl along with salt/pepper and paprika. Add basil, zucchini and ricotta to…

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Overnight Banana Walnut Porridge

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1/2 cup buckwheat flakes (creamy buckwheat) 2/3 cup of water 1/3 cup Greek yogurt 1 tbsp ground flaxseed 1/2 scoop vanilla protein powder 1/4 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk 1/2 banana 14 walnut halves Add the buckwheat, water, yogurt, and flaxseed into an airtight container. Do not stir. Refrigerate over night. In the morning, stir the mixture. Add protein powder and almond milk and stir again. Top with banana and walnuts. Please follow and like us:…

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Chia Porridge with Banana and Macadamia Nuts

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1/2 banana 10 raspberries 8 macadamia nuts, crushed 1 tbsp of unsweetened shredded coconut 1 tbsp chia seeds 1 tbsp ground flaxseed 1 tsp cinnamon 1/2 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk 1/4 scoop vanilla protein powder Preheat a small saucepan over low heat. Mush the banana and mix with the macadamia nuts and the almond milk. Add to the saucepan. Add coconut, chia, flax and cinnamon and stir. Simmer for 2 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in protein powder.…

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Banana Strawberry & Pecan Porridge

Banana-Strawberry-Pecan-Porridge

Serves 2 1 large banana 3 strawberries 6 pecan halves 1/2 cup buckwheat flakes or gluten free oats 2/3 cup water 1/3 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk 1/3 cup egg whites 1/3 scoop vanilla protein powder Simmer Buckwheat, water and almond milk in a small saucepan over low heat for 5 min, stirring often. Turn off heat and add egg whites, stir and set aside for 1 min. Add protein powder and stir again. Top with banana, strawberries and nuts.…

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