Breakfast Ham and Egg Cups

MAKES: 8 SERVINGS SERVING SIZE: 1 EGG CUP MAKES: 8 EGG CUPS PREP: 20 MINS BAKE: 18 MINS 350°F STAND: 3 MINS       Ingredients Nonstick cooking spray 8 thin slices deli-style cooked ham 1/4 cup shredded Italian cheese blend or mozzarella cheese (1 ounce) 8 eggs Ground black pepper 8 teaspoons basil pesto… Read More

Blueberry Cereal Bars

MAKES: 18 SERVINGS SERVING SIZE: 1 BAR EACH PREP: 15 MINS CHILL: 2 HRS         Ingredients Nonstick cooking spray 1/2 cup almond butter 1/3 cup butter, cut up 1/3 cup packed brown sugar 1/3 cup pure maple syrup 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/4 teaspoon salt 3 cups regular rolled oats, toasted* 1 cup… Read More

Chicken Breakfast Burritos

MAKES: 8 SERVINGS START TO FINISH: 45 MINS           Ingredients 3 tablespoons butter 1 1/2 cups refrigerated shredded hash brown potatoes 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin 3/4 cup diced cooked chicken, ham, or crumbled, cooked pork sausage; or 4 slices crumbled, crisp-cooked bacon 6 eggs 1/3 cup milk… Read More

Eggnog Muffins

MAKES: 12 MUFFINS PREP: 25 MINS BAKE: 18 MINS 375°F COOL: 5 MINS         Ingredients 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup sugar 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg 2 eggs, lightly beaten 1 cup eggnog 1/2 cup butter, melted and cooled 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 teaspoon rum extract 1… Read More

Cranberry Pancakes

MAKES: 16 PANCAKES PREP: 15 MINS COOK: 2 MINS         Ingredients 1 1/2 cups cranberries, coarsely chopped 1/4 cup sugar 2 teaspoons finely shredded orange peel 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 egg, slightly beaten 1 cup buttermilk 1/2 cup orange… Read More

Lower-Sugar Dutch Apple Preserves

MAKES: 80 SERVINGS SERVING SIZE: 1 TABLESPOON MAKES: 5 HALF-PINT JARS PREP: 35 MINS PROCESS: 10 MINS       Ingredients 2 pounds tart green apples (about 6 medium), peeled, cored, and chopped 1 1/4 cups water 1/2 cup raisins 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 cup granulated sugar 1 1/2 teaspoons apple pie spice 1… Read More

Classic Buttermilk Pancakes

MAKES: 10 SERVINGS START TO FINISH: 25 MINS           Ingredients 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons granulated sugar 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 egg, lightly beaten 1 1/2 cups buttermilk or sour milk* 3 vegetable oil Butter (optional) Maple syrup or honey Directions… Read More

Egg-in-a-Bundle

MAKES: 4 SERVINGS PREP: 15 MINS BAKE: 15 MINS 400°F         Ingredients 2 eggs 1 package (8 rolls) refrigerated crescent rolls 4 1 ounce slice American cheese 2 tablespoons cooked bacon pieces Milk Caraway, poppy, or sesame seed 4 strawberries, sliced (optional) 4 orange wedges (optional) Directions Preheat the oven to 400… Read More

Ginger-Sesame Oats with Mushrooms and Charred Green Onions

MAKES: 1 SERVINGS SERVING SIZE: 1 2/3 CUPS HANDS ON: 15 MINS TOTAL TIME: 45 MINS         Ingredients 1 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth or water* 1/2 cup steel-cut oats 2 teaspoons toasted sesame oil 1 cup assorted mushrooms, chopped or sliced 1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger 2 green onions, cut into 1-… Read More

Bagel & Lox Skillet Strata

MAKES: 6 SERVINGS HANDS ON: 20 MINS TOTAL TIME: 50 MINS         Ingredients 1 4 ounce plain bagel, cut into pieces (2 1/3 cups) 1 tablespoon unsalted butter 1 leek, thinly sliced (1/3 cup) 5 ounces asparagus, trimmed and cut into pieces (1 1/2 cups) 5 eggs 1 cup whole milk 3… Read More

Avocado-Egg Breakfast Sandwich

MAKES: 2 SERVINGS SERVING SIZE: 1 SANDWICH MAKES: 2 SANDWICHES START TO FINISH: 10 MINS         Ingredients 4 slices whole wheat bread, toasted Dijon-style mustard (optional) 1 avocado, pitted, peeled, and mashed 8 – 12 asparagus spears, steamed 1 hard-cooked egg, sliced Cracked black pepper and coarse sea salt Olive oil Directions… Read More

Strawberry-Tarragon Preserves

MAKES: ABOUT 9 HALF-PINTS PREP: 50 MINS STAND: 2 HRS PROCESS: 5 MINS         Ingredients 8 cups hulled and halved or quartered strawberries (about 2 1/2 pounds) 7 cups sugar 1/4 cup lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon butter 1  6 ounce package liquid fruit pectin (2 foil pouches) 1/3 cup snipped fresh tarragon Directions… Read More

Red Flannel Hash

MAKES: 6 SERVINGS PREP: 20 MINS SLOW COOK: 6 HRS TO 7 HRS (LOW) OR 3 TO 3 1/2 HOURS (HIGH)         Ingredients 4 1/2 cups round red potatoes, peeled and chopped (1 1/2 pounds) 1 1/2 pounds beets, peeled and chopped 12 ounces cooked corned beef from deli (about 3/4-inch-thick chunk),… Read More

Berries Cereal Blend

MAKES: 36 SERVINGS SERVING SIZE: 3/4 CUP MAKES: ABOUT 28 CUPS PREP: 10 MINS         Ingredients 8 cups whole bran cereal 6 cups low-fat granola 4 cups wheat and barley nugget cereal (such as Grape Nuts®) 7 cups seven-grain-and-sesame medley cereal (such as Kashi®) 2 cups dried cranberries and/or raisins Directions Combine… Read More

Summertime Granola

MAKES: MAKES 5 CUPS PREP: 15 MINS BAKE: 38 MINS 325°F             Ingredients Nonstick cooking spray 2 1/2 cups regular rolled oats 1 cup whole bran cereal 1/2 cup toasted wheat germ 1/4 cup sliced almonds 1/2 cup raspberry applesauce 1/3 cup honey 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/3 cup dried… Read More