Crustless Spinach Quiche

When I think of a quiche I think of it as a dainty dish served at a lady’s affair, like a bridal shower or jewelry party.   I don’t think any of my male friends or family have said, “Hey, I could go for a good quiche.”  I was using a deep man voice when I said that.     😉    However, every time I serve this quiche to my friends and family (whether they are male or female), they rave about it! Quiches are so versatile.  You can pretty much do whatever you want in it and you can eat it hot, cold, or …

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Crispy Baked Eggplant & Ricotta Stacks

Do you ever get tired of eating the same dinners from your rotation?  I do.  I search for new ideas, try them out, and some work, some not so much.  This recipe was a success! The crispy baked eggplant pieces are layered with ricotta cheese to create a tasty and healthy vegetarian meal.  It’s a little bit like a simple lasagna. Crispy Baked Eggplant & Ricotta Stacks Recipe (About 4 Servings) Ingredients: 1 medium eggplant, cut into thick slices 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 2 eggs, beaten 3/4 cup panko breadcrumbs 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning Salt and pepper, …

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Whole Wheat Banana Peanut Butter Muffins

Remember how I hinted in my Whole Wheat Muffins post that you’d be seeing more of that muffin base?  Well, here you go.     🙂   The addition of banana and peanut butter flavors takes that basic whole wheat muffin to the next level! Whole Wheat Banana Peanut Butter Muffins Recipe (Makes 6 standard size muffins) Ingredients: 1 tablespoon oil 3/4 cup skim milk milk 1 egg 1 banana, mashed 1/4 cup peanut butter 1 box (7 ounce) Hodgson Mill Whole Wheat Muffin Mix a few chopped peanuts, for topping Directions: Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Grease 6 muffin …

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Whole Wheat Muffins

I don’t normally buy a box mix to make muffins (not that there is anything wrong with that), but I did tweak these a little just to make it my own.  However, I’ve come to the conclusion that in order to make a healthy muffin (one that is truly healthy) one needs a lot of ingredients, more specifically ingredients that I don’t normally keep in the house.  Instead, I can achieve a great tasting and healthy muffin with the help of Hodgson Mill for a lot less money because it has all the uncommon ingredients in it already. These whole wheat muffins are amazing!  They have …

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Skinny Peanut Butter & Chocolate Shake

I had a craving for a Reese’s Peanut Butter cup.  Who am I kidding, I could always go for one because they are one of my favorite candies.  Sadly, they are not diet friendly.  I’m still on my quest to lose weight so that’s not an option right now.  Since I had the craving, I made the next best thing, a peanut butter and chocolate shake.  In general I refuse to feel guilty for eating something “bad” (all things in moderation, right?), so this is a healthier version of what you’d find at your local ice cream shop because I skipped the …

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