Sweet and Salty Hash Browns Recipe

    RECIPE for Sweet and Salty Hash Browns:   2 russet potatoes 1 sweet potato 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 2 eggs 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon olive oil Shred the potatoes until you have approximately 2 cups of shredded sweet and russet potato.  In a bowl, combine potatoes, flour, egg, and salt.  Stir until well mixed. Add oil to a non-stick skillet (you can also use cooking spray if you coat heavily, because these will stick to the pan).  Pour half of your potato Read more [...]

Power Gold Smoothie

  1 cup of carrots 3/4 cup pineapple juice 1/2 cup orange juice 1 TBL honey 1/2 cup plain or vanilla yogurt ice cubes   First softened the carrots in the microwave for about 4 minutes.  Then put them in the blender and puree them.  Make sure to really puree the carrots for a long long time, until it is not pulpy at all. Use some of the pineapple juice to make it smooth. Then finish with the rest of the ingredients.   Recipe originally posted on Super Healthy Kids. The Read more [...]

Fresh and Fruity Breakfast Quesadillas

  Instructions   Chop enough fruit to get 2 cups total of: Pineapple Strawberries Oranges Mangos   Then you'll want: 2 cups chopped tropical fruits 8 small whole wheat tortillas 4 TBL Cream cheese, light Cooking spray.   Mix cream cheese with fruit. Spread equally among four whole wheat tortillas. Top with remaining tortillas to make a "sandwich."  Heat a non-stick griddle or cast iron skillet.  Spray with cooking spray. Cook both sides of each quesadilla until Read more [...]

Spinach Quiche Bites

   Spinach Quiche Bites are yummy and oh so quick to make!   Prep time: 10 mins Cook time: 20 mins Total time: 30 mins   Serves: 6 (Makes 20 bites) Ingredients     2 Tsp Olive Oil 1 Onion, chopped 1 Garlic Clove, minced 2 Large Eggs, Beaten 1 Cup Lowfat Cottage Cheese (mashed with a fork) 1/2 Cup Mozzarella Cheese, shredded 1/2 Cup Parmesan Cheese, Grated 2 cups fresh Spinach, chopped 1/4 Tsp Salt   Instructions   Preheat oven to Read more [...]

Pumpkin French Toast Fritter Bites

  Ingredients 4 slices whole wheat bread 2 tablespoons pumpkin puree 2 eggs 2 tablespoons low fat milk 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon of brown sugar (optional)   Instructions Spread one tablespoon pumpkin puree on two slices of bread. Top each pumpkin spread slice of bread with a slice of plain bread, so you have two "sandwiches". Cut each sandwich into four sections. Combine remaining ingredients. Dunk each square of sandwich in egg Read more [...]

Crockpot Yogurt: Budget Friendly Recipe

          Ingredients 8 cups milk 1/2 cup plain or vanilla yogurt with live and active cultures 1/2 cup powdered milk   Directions Put the milk and powdered milk mixed well in your crockpot for two and a half hours on low. Check the temp of the milk should be 180 degrees.  After two and half hours turn the crock pot off, let it sit till cool about two hours. Check temp should be 116 degrees.  The yogurt will not firm if the milk is too hot. Mix in the Read more [...]

Super Duper Oatmeal Pancakes

    Super Duper Oatmeal Pancakes Serves 4-6 Preparation Time: 30 Minutes   Ingredients: ¼ cup whole-wheat flour ¼ cup all-purpose flour ¼ cup rolled oats ? cup chopped dried cranberries and apricots 1 tsp. baking powder ¾ tsp. salt 1 egg ½ cup 1% milk 1½ cups cooked oatmeal 1 Tbsp. vegetable oil, for frying 2 cups chopped fresh nectarines and plums, as topping Honey (1 Tbsp. per serving) Directions: 1. Heat oven to 200° F. Combine flours, oats, dried cranberries Read more [...]

Leftover Brown Rice Breakfast Pudding

  Great way to use your leftover brown rice is in this easy breakfast pudding today! Take 2 cups cooked brown rice, reheated. In a blender, blend up 1/2 cup vanilla soy milk (or low fat milk with 1 tsp. vanilla extract) 1/2 cup berries (strawberries) 1 tsp. honey or agave Mix the milk and berries with your warmed up brown rice. Let sit for 5 minutes to absorb Top with extra berries or other fruit.   Makes 4, 1/2 cup servings.       Recipe originally posted Read more [...]

Rolled and Baked Omelets

Ingredients: 6 eggs 1 cup low fat milk 1/2 cup whole wheat flour Optional Ingredients: 1 medium diced Tomato 1/2 medium diced Green Bell Pepper 1/2 cup sliced Mushrooms 1/2 cup Salsa 2 oz Cheese, cheddar   Preheat oven to 450. Blend eggs, milk, and flour in a blender until smooth.  Pour in a 13X9 well-greased pan. Add diced vegetables such as mushroom or peppers.  Bake at 450 for 20 minutes. When the eggs are cooked through, top with cheese.  Add salsa and  roll up starting Read more [...]

Nut Crusted Fast French Toast

  Ingredients 1 cup of ground nuts (any variety) 4 eggs 2 TBL milk 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 teaspoon cinnamon 6 slices whole wheat bread   Instructions Grind nuts in a food processor or blender until you have 1 cup of ground nuts. In a separate bowl, mix eggs, milk, vanilla and cinnamon. If choosing French Toast sticks, slice bread into strips. Dip bread in egg mix, then in nut mix.  Cook on hot griddle on both sides until egg is set.  If you want crispier French Toast, add 1 Read more [...]