Category Archives: BREAKFAST & BRUNCH RECIPES

Strawberry-Pancakes

Strawberry-Pancakes is a delicious recipe for a large crowd for holidays and/or events and celebrations. It is made with: Fresh strawberries, whole wheat pastry flour, oat flour and egg substitute; topped with cream cheese and strawberries. This is a delicious recipe all of your guests will enjoy for either breakfast or brunch. It is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low carbohydrates, low sugars, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (4 PointsPlus), (5 SmartPoints) recipe. Makes: (12) servings. Strawberry-Pancakes will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.
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Prep Time: About 20 Minutes.
Cooking Time: About 30 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

3 cups coarsely chopped fresh strawberries
1 Tbsp finely shredded orange peel
1/4 cup orange juice
1 cup whole wheat pastry flour
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 cup oat flour or oat bran
2 Tbsp chia seeds or flax seeds
1 Tbsp granulated sugar
1 Tbsp baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1-1/2 cups skim milk
1/4 cup refrigerated or frozen egg substitute, thawed
2 Tbsp canola oil
3/4 cup whipped Greek cream cheese, softened (see Note*)
1 to 2 Tbsp orange juice

NOTE* (If you cannot find the Greek cream cheese, make your own. In a small bowl stir together 1/2 cup softened reduced-fat tub-style cream cheese with 1/4 cup nonfat Greek plain yogurt until smooth).

Easy Applesauce Cake

Easy Applesauce Cake is a delicious dessert recipe that takes less than (1) hour from start to finish. It’s well-spiced with cinnamon, ginger, molasses with egg substitute, low calorie margarine and unsweetened applesauce to keep it healthy. This is also a low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low carbohydrates, low sugars, diabetic-friendly, heart-healthy and Weight Watchers (6 SmartPoints), (5 PointsPlus) recipe. Use it as a snack, dessert or breakfast/brunch option. Makes: (8) servings. Easy Applesauce Cake will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

Prep Time: 25 Minutes.easy-applesauce-cake
Cooking Time: 30 Minutes.
Total Time: 55 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

1 cup all-purpose flour
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp ginger
1/2 cup reduced-calorie margarine
1/4 cup molasses
1/2 cup egg substitute
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 cup granulated no-calorie sweetener
1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
Whipped Topping, optional

Strawberry-Ham Waffles

Strawberry-Ham Waffles is an easy and delicious meal recipe to use for either breakfast, brunch or dinner. It would be a good option for overnight guests or a large family. Key ingredients:  Strawberries, banana, ham, strawberry syrup, whipped cream. Waffles are topped with sliced strawberries and bananas, coated in strawberry syrup then topped with whipped cream and served with ham. This is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low carbohydrates, low sugars, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly, Weight Watchers (5 PointsPlus), (8 SmartPoints) recipe. Makes: (6) servings. Strawberry-Ham Waffles will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.strawberry-ham-waffles

INGREDIENTS:

1/4 cup strawberry pancake syrup
2 cups sliced strawberries
1 banana, sliced
6 frozen waffles,
(heated as directed on package)

3/4 cup whipped cream
1-1/2 lbs cooked ham steak

Easy Brunch Casserole

Easy Brunch Casserole is a delicious recipe that works perfectly for a weekend breakfast or brunch. It takes just over (1) hour to make. Ingredients include: Red and green bell peppers, onion, and Cheddar cheese. It is also well spiced. This is not only delicious and easy to prepare but also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sugars, low carbohydrates, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (7 PointsPlus), (8 SmartPoints) recipe. Makes: (4) servings. Easy Brunch Casserole will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.easy-brunch-casserole

Prep Time: 20 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 45-50 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

Non-stick cooking spray
1 green bell pepper, chopped
1 red bell pepper, chopped
1 small onion, chopped
2 cups no-cholesterol egg product
1 cup skim milk
3/4 cup shredded 2% Cheddar cheese
2 tsp Italian seasoning
1/2 tsp ground black pepper
4 slices whole whetat bread, torn

Ham-Swiss Cheese Quiche

Ham-Swiss Cheese Quiche is a delicious, cheesy recipe which could be served for breakfast, brunch or lunch. A perfect use would be for out of town guests on holidays. It makes (8) servings. Summary: Ingredients include: Eggs, Swiss Cheese, bell peppers, onions, ham, sour cream, salt, pepper and basil. It is also a low calories, low sodium, low sugars, low carbohydrates, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (7 PointsPlus), (9 SmartPoints) recipe. Ham-Swiss Cheese Quiche will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.
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Prep Time: 1 Hour.
Cooking Time: 1 Hour.

INGREDIENTS:

Crust

3/4 cup white whole-wheat flour
3/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 tsp salt
2 Tbsp cold butter
2 Tbsp sour cream
2 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
2-3 Tbsp ice water

Filling

2 tsp extra-virgin olive oil
2 cups diced onions
1/8 tsp salt + 1/4 tsp, divided
2 Tbsp water
1 cup finely diced red bell pepper
1/3 cup finely diced ham steak
1 tsp chopped fresh thyme
1/2 cup shredded Swiss cheese
4 large eggs
2 large egg whites
3/4 cup 2% milk
1/4 cup sour cream
1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper