Browsing Category BRUNCH

Raisin Bread Pudding

An EASY, different way to make bread pudding! This is an oldie but goodie recipe that I got from my mother-in-law Ruth, who was an excellent cook and always trying new recipes! It is the easiest and fastest way I have ever seen for bread pudding! And it is SO GOOD!!!! You just lightly butter slices of raisin bread, pour a custard mixture on top…

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Seafood Quiche-Low Calorie/ WW

A delicious crustless quiche based on Betty Crocker’s Impossible Seafood Pie that I make LOW-CALORIE……. 199 calories or 3 WW points for one generous serving! Choose whatever seafood you want to use! Canned or fresh! Or a mix of both! SOME SUGGESTIONS: Mix up 3 cups of your choice of shrimp, scallops, crabmeat, salmon, lobster, clams, tuna. Put in your favorites! If you use canned…

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Impossible Taco Pie~LOW CALORIE

Crustless Taco Pie! And it is LOW-CALORIE too! It’s NO surprise why this Betty Crocker Impossible Taco Pie is SO popular! The original recipe calls for ground beef, regular milk, and regular Mexican cheese, which is 252 calories a wedge, or 7 WW points. I make it often with ground turkey instead of ground beef. I use skim milk and low-fat Mexican shredded cheese. The…

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Impossible Vegetable Pie~Low-Calorie!

Another one of Betty Crocker’s crustless IMPOSSIBLE PIES I LOVE and added to my site back in 2014. I updated it to my new format. It is meatless and LOW CALORIE! Only 187 calories for one wedge! And LOW CARB! Just 16g for one wedge! All of Betty’s Impossible pies are so delicious and easy to change to the way you like them. This is…

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Falafels

Falafels are small chickpea patties that are sold in the streets throughout the middle east.  They are famous here in New York too.    My co-workers know that Salwa’s homemade falafels are so amazing!  She knew how much I loved them and made them for me often when we worked together. SO QUICK AND EASY! They literally take under 5 minutes to make! And under…

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Cranberry Banana Bread

This Ocean Spray recipe got such great reviews I had to try it. They were right!  It is a great combination! It is moist and I love the tartness from the cranberries and the strong banana flavor. I’ve repeated it several times and we love it! I was eager to try it because cranberry bread and banana bread are two favorite loaf breads of mine…

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Apple Raisin Sticky Ring

GOT MAPLE SYRUP? I bet you have a few apples and raisins!  You need 4 tubes of refrigerated biscuit dough and OKAY!!   You are on your way to making this EASY, beautiful, and delicious sticky bun ring! This comes together in just a few minutes really!  And it is fun to put together! You can only the use the rolls of dough, but I…

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Blueberry Muffins, Classic Style!

This is my FAVORITE blueberry muffin recipe!  If you want a classic old-fashioned muffin without any streusel or other toppings this is a really delicious, cake-like sweet muffin! I load it up with extra blueberries, but sometimes I go overboard and it doesn’t matter! Did you know blueberry muffins are the # 1 favorite muffin in the U.S.? And probably the world! It sure is…

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Crunchy Top 8-inch Coffee Cake with Fruit

This coffee cake has a crunchy shortbread topping, pecans, and a layer of fruit. It is a favorite of mine! And of Bill’s, and he just asked for it again! Add a layer of any fruit on top of the batter. I’ve done strawberries, then a pear one, once a combination one, and this one pictured has mandarin oranges. Whatever I feel like! They all…

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Asparagus and Potato Frittata

You can put anything you want into a frittata! Choose any vegetables you want, or meats, bacon, sausage or cheese. You can add less eggs to make it very thin, or more eggs to make it thick.  The classic method is to fry the vegetables in oil first, then add in the eggs. For a healthier version I steam the vegetables in the microwave. I…

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Potato, Broccoli and Cheese Frittata ~ Low Calorie

I will choose a frittata over an omelet or a quiche any day! They are easy to make, you just have to master the technique of sliding and turning them over.  The end result looks pretty impressive in a serving dish!  I think if you put potatoes in a frittata and you are guaranteed superb results! This is a favorite potato frittata of mine, simple and delicious and it pleases even…

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Asparagus, Bacon and Cheddar Quiche

  I have played around with quiches and experimented a lot! I don’t like them too airy or too stiff or too dry. I want them soft, but firm enough to make a nice cut.    This comes out perfectly every time, any way.    Typically asparagus is paired with swiss cheese in quiches. Use whatever cheese you like! I am partial to cheddar so I use…

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