Breakfast Recipes

Eggs and Cheese Olé

Ingredients 9 eggs, beaten 2 cups Monterey Jack cheese, shredded 1 stick (1/2 cup) butter, melted 1/2 cup skim milk 1/2 cup flour 1 rounded tsp. baking powder 2 cups small curd regular cottage cheese 10 oz. can chopped tomatoes and green chilies (Rotel brand) 1 teaspoon Mrs. Dash (original flavor) 2 cups frozen potato […]

Apple-Nut Muffins

Ingredients 1 egg 2/3 cup apple juice or milk 1/2 cup vegetable oil 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 cups flour 1/4 cup sugar 1/4 cup brown sugar, packed 1 tablespoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup chopped nuts 1 chopped apple Cinnamon sugar* Directions In bowl, beat egg with juice, oil and vanilla. Stir in […]

Apricot Breakfast Muffins

Ingredients 1 soybean oil cooking spray 1 cup all purpose flour 2 teaspoons low sodium baking powder 1 egg 2 tablespoons canola oil 2 tablespoons fat free milk 4 oz. apricot preserves with sugar substitute (plus extra to spread on tops) 1/4 teaspoon almond extract 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 cup SPLENDA® No Calorie Sweetener, granulated […]

Baby Spinach Omelet

Ingredients 2 eggs 1 cup torn baby spinach leaves 1 1/2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese 1/4 teaspoon onion powder 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg Salt and pepper to taste Directions In a bowl, beat eggs, and stir in baby spinach and Parmesan cheese. Season with onion powder, nutmeg, salt, and pepper. In a small skillet coated […]

Blueberry Pancakes

Ingredients 2 cups sifted unleavened cake flour 4 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 4 lg. eggs, separated 2 cups buttermilk 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted and cooled 2 full cups frozen blueberries 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar Butter for greasing skillet Directions In large bowl, combine flour, baking powder and salt and whisk to […]

Blueberry Pancakes

Ingredients 1 cup flour 1/2 teaspoon soda 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 whole wheat flour 1 egg 1 1/4 s milk 2 tablespoons oil 1 cup blueberries oil for frying butter topping syrup topping Directions Sift flour, soda, baking powder and salt; add whole wheat flour and set aside. Mix egg and […]

Blueberry Jam

Ingredients 1 1/2 quarts blueberries (fresh or frozen, thawed/not drained) 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 box Sure-Jel or Can-Jel 4 cups sugar Directions Remove stems and crush fully ripe blueberries completely, one layer at a time.(Or blend them coarsely in a food processor.) Measure 4 cups of crushed fruit. Add more berries if necessary. Place […]

Pecan Blueberry Scones

Ingredients 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/4 cup sugar 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 3 tablespoons margarine, chilled and cut into small pieces 1 (8-oz.) carton vanilla low-fat yogurt 1/4 cup no-sugar-added blueberry or other berry spread 2 tablespoons finely chopped pecans Directions Combine first 5 ingredients in a bowl; […]

Blueberry Cottage Muffins

Ingredients 1/4 cup low-fat cottage cheese 1 egg 3/4 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 1/4 teaspoons baking powder 2 tablespoons granulated sugar or equivalent sugar substitute (optional) 1/3 cup skim milk 1 cup fresh blueberries Directions Blend cottage cheese and egg together with fork. Add flour, salt, baking powder and sugar; stir to […]

BUCKWHEAT CRÊPE BATTER

Ingredients 2 large eggs 1 cup milk 1/3 cup water 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 cup buckwheat flour 1/4 teaspoon sea salt 3 tablespoons butter, melted, divided Directions In processor or blender: Combine eggs, milk, water, flours, salt and 2 T. melted butter in work bowl of a food processor. Run machine for 5 seconds […]

Strawberry Chops

Ingredients 1/4 cup strawberry preserves 1 1/2 tablespoons minced garlic 1 tablespoons soy sauce 1 tablespoon prepared horseradish 2 pork chops 1 tablespoon butter 1 pinch cayenne pepper 4 fresh strawberries for garnish Directions In small saucepan, combine strawberry preserves, minced garlic, soy sauce and horseradish. Cook over low heat, stirring frequently until heated through. […]

Breakfast On the Run Smoothie

Ingredients 1 cup fresh or frozen fruit (berries, peaches or banana) 6 oz. low-fat yogurt (vanilla or complimentary flavor for fruit) 1/2 cup low-fat milk 1 envelope vanilla instant breakfast drink mix (optional) 6 ice cubes Directions Place all ingredients but ice in blender and process until smooth. Add ice and blend again. Makes 1 […]

Cheesy Pancakes

Ingredients 1 cup flour 2 tablespoons sugar 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg 1 egg 1 cup milk 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 cup Cheddar cheese Applesauce (warmed, if desired) Directions In bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, and nutmeg. Combine egg, milk, oil, and vanilla; stir […]

Peanut Butter and Banana Breakfast Shake

Ingredients 1 cup of fat-free or 1% low-fat chocolate milk 1/2 cup frozen banana slices 1 tablespoon peanut butter 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon Directions Combine all ingredients in a blender; blend until smooth and creamy. Serve in tall glass or on-the-go drink container.

Mini Breakfast Pita Pizzas

Ingredients 8 oz. turkey breakfast sausages, casings removed 6 eggs, beaten 1/2 cup pizza sauce 4 whole wheat pita breads (6-inch) 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese (4 oz.) Directions Heat oven to 450°. Coat large nonstick skillet with cooking spray. Cook sausage over medium heat, breaking into crumbles, until browned and cooked through. Pour off […]

Mini Breakfast Pita Pizzas

Ingredients Turkey breakfast sausages (8 oz), casings removed 6 eggs, beaten 1/2 cup pizza sauce 4 whole wheat pita breads (6 inch) 1 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese (4 oz) Directions Heat oven to 450°. Coat large nonstick skillet with cooking spray. Cook sausage over medium heat, breaking into crumbles, until browned and cooked through. […]

Easy Breakfast Quesadillas

Ingredients 1/2 cup shredded Mexican cheese blend (2 oz.) 2 whole wheat or flour tortillas (7-inch) 4 slices Canadian bacon (2 ½ oz.) 4 eggs, beaten Salsa Directions Sprinkle 1/4 cup cheese on one side of each tortilla. Top each with 2 bacon slices. Coat large nonstick skillet with cooking spray; heat over medium heat […]

Breakfast Biscuit Quiches

Ingredients 2/3 cup shredded swiss cheese 1/3 cup finely chopped ham 1/4 cup finely chopped green onions 3 eggs 2 tablespoons milk 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon pepper 1 pkg. (12 oz.; 10 biscuits) refrigerated buttermilk biscuits Directions Heat oven to 350°. Combine cheese, ham and green onions in small bowl; mix well. Beat eggs, […]

Farmers Market Omelets

Ingredients 4 eggs 1/4 cup water 2 teaspoons grated Parmesan cheese 1/2 teaspoon dried basil leaves 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 2 teaspoons butter Filling: 1/2 cup sliced mushrooms 1/2 cup thinly sliced yellow summer squash 1/2 cup thinly sliced zucchini 1/4 cup chopped red bell pepper 2 tablespoons water Directions Combine filling ingredients in 7 […]

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