Category Archive: Breakfast/brunch

Snickerdoodle Dessert Hummus

Snickerdoodle Dessert Hummus

So I had this crazy idea the other day to make some kind of dessert/sweet hummus. I Googled dessert hummus and found out that it wasn’t so crazy and in fact many other like minded people had already figured out how to do just what I was thinking of. Thank you Google. I wasted no …

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Asparagus Gruyere Tart

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I made a little mistake with my asparagus placement – I should have alternated the asparagus ends and tips – it would have looked better. That little hiccup didn’t alter how it tasted. This was rich, cheesy and fabulous! We cut it into about 16 pieces for an appetizer and it was a huge hit. …

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Zucchini Red Pepper and Shallot Pie

Zucchini Roasted Red Pepper & Shallot Pie Nutmeg Notebook

It’s a fabulous combination of flavors with the garlic, roasted red peppers, shallots, cheese and eggs. It’s loaded with protein, healthy carbs and gets a serving of veggies in all at the same time. You can serve it as a side dish or along side a salad for a light lunch. If you have leftovers …

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Healthy Pumpkin Muffins

The Perfect Healthy Pumpkin Muffin Nutmeg Notebook

The end result is a perfect bakery style muffin but without all the calories and fat. Bakery/restaurant muffins can have 400 plus calories per muffin since they are loaded with oil and sugar. Since I don’t eat a lot of sweets these muffins are like dessert for me. Seriously, they fall somewhere between a muffin …

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Mushroom Onion & Gruyere Quiche with Oat Crust

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The recipe comes from Ellie Krieger’s Comfort Food Fixcookbook and called for 1 1/2 cups milk. When I went to pour the milk egg mix into the crust there was about 1/2 cup too much liquid to fit into the pan. When I compared the recipe in my cookbook to the Ellie Krieger recipe on …

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