Egg puffs

This is a favorite around here. It makes having a healthy, filling breakfast on the go so super easy and delicious!
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INGREDIENTS
10 eggs beaten
16 oz cottage cheese
8-16 oz shredded cheese
1 can diced green chile peppers
1/2 cup flour (I used almond flour)
1/2 cup butter, melted
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
1 tsp garlic powder
dash of pepper
8-16 oz chopped peppers and onions

INSTRUCTIONS
In large bowl, beat eggs well, then add the remaining ingredients.

Mix well.

Spoon the batter into 24 lightly greased muffin cups. I use ungreased silicone cups and they come out super easily!

Bake at 350 for 25-30 minutes or until the egg puffs are slightly golden on top.

Creamy Chicken Leftovers Makes Lunch

And baby makes three. 3 kids to feed, that is. With the boys being in preschool 2 days per week now, I really enjoy our lunches at home. They seem to be so much easier for me than packing a lunch to go. Maybe it’s because I often just warm up leftovers and cut up some fruit. Easy! And, Anna just loves to watch her brothers eat and they think it’s so fun that she gets to eat with them now.

Here’s a sample of my lunch for 3 this week. The boys had creamy chicken and black beans from the freezer, a leftover sweet potato from dinner the previous night and kiwi. Anna had porridge and sweet potato.

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Creamy Chicken and Black Beans

in the slow cooker or crock pot

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 1/2 lb uncooked frozen boneless skinless chicken breast
  • 15 oz can black beans, drained (or dried beans soaked overnight and cooked)
  • 1 1/2 cups diced tomatoes OR 15 oz can of diced tomatoes, drained
  • 16 oz jar salsa
  • 8 oz whole fat cream cheese

DIRECTIONS

  • Put frozen chicken breasts in crock pot, cover with black beans, tomatoes and salsa.
  • Cook on high 4-5 hours or until chicken is cooked.
  • Place block of cream cheese on top. Cook for an additional 30 minutes. Stir to incorporate cream cheese into sauce. The stirring
  • should cause the chicken to shred.

SERVING IDEAS

  • Serve with brown rice and guacamole.
  • Roll in tortillas and add your sides of choice.
  • Put a serving on top of salad greens and add any salsa, sour cream, or guacamole.
  • Put on a tortilla and make into a quesadilla.
  • This is a great recipe to freeze. I just store in serving size containers that I know I want to use for lunches.

Frozen Yogurt Bites

Ok, warmer weather is on the horizon. We love making our own cool Smoothies and Summertime Yogurt Pops, but here’s another quick idea for Frozen Yogurt Bites. Mix up whatever flavors you like best and freeze away. I could see freezing these in individual batches so you can just pull out a batch for the kids (and probably yourself) and enjoy a nice, cool treat!

 

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NOTE: After seriously going back down the line to at least 50 different pinners, I have yet to find the original pin. If anyone knows the source, please let me know and I will give credit.