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Low Carb Cinnamon Crepes for an Egg Fast – lowcarb-ology

These low carb cinnamon crepes have 2 carbs and are fine for an egg fast. Perfectly sweet and satisfying when you don’t think you can look at another egg. Ever. For this recipe you’ll need: Grass fed butter (Kerrygold), cream cheese, eggs, erythritol or other sugar free sweetener, sugar-free Torani French vanilla syrup, cinnamon  If you are in a hurry click here to go straight to the recipe. I found out last week that my husband is taking me to France for my birthday in April. This has been a dream of mine since I was in third grade and

Source: Low Carb Cinnamon Crepes for an Egg Fast – lowcarb-ology

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Plain Steamed Buns (Mantou) Recipe on Food52

I tried this recipe and liked how it came out.  I decreased the sugar to one teaspoon  however as I am diabetic. I stuffed mine with a homemade sugar free red bean chocolate paste (mashed adzuki beans with stevia and cocoa powder).

A simple, six-ingredient recipe for plain steamed buns (or mantou), adaptable to make steamed buns with filling (baozi). Replace one cup of the flour with cake flour for a finer, fluffier bun.

Source: Plain Steamed Buns (Mantou) Recipe on Food52

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Easy Breakfast Recipe: Kale and Goat Cheese Frittata Cups | The Kitchn

In our house, frittatas, the Italian egg dish that’s often made in a skillet, are usually reserved for a Sunday clean-out-the-fridge night. They’re simple to throw together, satisfying, and you can use almost any vegetable or cheese you have on hand. But lately, they’ve been making their way onto the breakfast table. Actually, to be truthful: I’ve been doing a portable version for busy weekday mornings.

Source: Easy Breakfast Recipe: Kale and Goat Cheese Frittata Cups | The Kitchn

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Asparagus Frittata Recipe : Trisha Yearwood : Food Network

I made this last night.  I didnt have enough asparagus so I added in about a cup of kale leaves, finely chopped as well. I also added about a tablespoon of salsa.  I served it topped with Sriracha. Mine ended up being almost black on the top, but it was not burned at all.  This was very delicious, healthy and filling.  Cheap to make too.  Fritatas can be great if you are not into eggy flavors but still get cheap protein.  Can use up lots of veggies in them – just about anything will work well! I used Valbreso sheep’s milk french feta, which I bought on amazon.

Get the recipe for Asparagus Frittata via @FoodNetwork:

Source: Asparagus Frittata Recipe : Trisha Yearwood : Food Network

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Make-Ahead Recipe: Sausage, Artichoke & Goat Cheese Egg Bake — Recipes from The Kitchn | The Kitchn

If you are veggie, you could switch out the sausage for those soy crumbles which are mock ground beef.  I think chopped mushrooms would go really great also. “Artichokes, sausage, goat cheese, and sun-dried tomatoes — here’s an egg bake for you that will work for breakfast, lunch, or dinner! It’s also a great example of my basic formula for egg casserole. These provide my most frequent go-to lunch, a make-ahead staple that uses up little bits of leftovers — in this case, one lone sausage and half a log of goat cheese, plus a few sun-dried tomatoes and the last of a wedge of Parmesan. Read on for the recipe and some thoughts on making a hearty, easy egg bake out of nearly anything you have on hand.”

Source: Make-Ahead Recipe: Sausage, Artichoke & Goat Cheese Egg Bake — Recipes from The Kitchn | The Kitchn

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Flourless pancakes

Flourless pancakes have become a trendy food recently,  combining two ingredients .. just mashed banana and eggs.   My version has a few more,  but it has a fluffier texture and improved taste.  

2 eggs, whisked
1 bannana, mashed well (small lumps are ok)
1/4 teaspoon apple pie spice or blend of cinnamon and nutmeg
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
Pinch of salt
A couple drops of vanilla

Mix all ingredients together well.  Heat pan to medium high with a dab of butter or spritz of cooking spray.  Pour batter into pan.  Keep them smaller, about 3 to 4 inches across.  After 30 seconds to 1 minute, flip and cook another 30 seconds or so.  Be aware they are quite soft and can be hard to flip,  but they burn easily so don’t let them harden up for too long.

Makes 1 serving, about 4 small pancakes.

Add a dollop or yogurt, fresh berries, and some raw local honey on top.

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27 Healthy and Portable Mason Jar Meals | Greatist

27 Healthy and Portable Mason Jar Meals | Greatist.

Portable, easy and portion controlled.  Here are tons of great ideas for every meal in a mason jar.

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