Saturday, 19 February 2011

Open Denver Sandwiches (4 pts)

Good morning blogger land! I hope everyone is having a beautiful day so far! Here, the sun is shining, its stopped snowing, someone thought of me and plowed my driveway :) Things are looking good.. well excpet me cause I just rolled out of bed, haven't even put make-up on yet.. hehe

Dan had to work at an event in town this morning so I made us breakfast. His order was poached eggs on toast, which isn't too exciting for me.. I made these!

Open Denver Sandwiches (4pts)
1 egg
1 tbsp 1% milk
1 slice bacon crumbled
1 big tbsp onion, chopped up small
1 big tbsp green pepper, chopped up small
1 big tbsp mushrooms, chopped up small
1 tbsp fresh parsley
sprinkle of garlic, salt and pepper

Mix the egg and milk together in a small bowl. In a frying pan, fry the rest of the ingredients (except cheese) over a low heat. Add in the eggs and shape into two small patties.
Meanwhile toast up an english muffin. Place each pattie on a piece of english muffin and sprinkle with cheese and a couple dashes of hotsauce. Yum

Sunday, 13 February 2011

Spinach Omelette - 4pts

Spinach Omelette - 4 points
1 whole egg
2 egg whites
1 tbsp skim milk
1 cup spinach
1/4 cup bell pepper, chopped
1/4 cup onion, chopped
1/4 cup mushrooms, chopped
2 tbsp feta cheese

In a small frying pan sprayed with pam, add the bell pepper, onion and mushrooms. Add a tiny bit of water and cook until softened. Add the spinach and fry until wilted, set aside.
In a small bowl whisk together eggs and milk. Pour into a pre-heated frying pan and cook without stirring for a couple minutes until almost cooked through. Sprinkle cheese on half and add vegetables. Fold over the egg and cook for another minute or until the cheese is melted. Serve with salsa.


Friday, 11 February 2011

Lighter Banana Muffins - 3pts

Banana Nut Muffins (makes 12-14 muffins)
1 1/2 cups flour
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp baking soda
1/8 tsp salt
2 egg whites
2 large mashed bananas
3/4 cup sugar
3 Tbs vegetable oil
1 tsp lemon zest
1/4 cup chopped walnuts

Preheat oven to 350F and line 12 muffin wells with papers.
In medium bowl, sift together flour, baking powder, soda, and salt.
In a large bowl, beat egg whites until slightly foamy. Stir in bananas, sugar, oil, and lemon zest. Slowly add dry ingredients and mix until just combined. With a wooden spoon fold in walnuts.
Pour batter into muffin wells, about 2/3 of the way full. Discard any extra papers before baking.
Bake for 20-22 minutes, or until tops are puffed and lightly brown.