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Gluten-Free, High Protein Baked Oatmeal

Posted on Mar 7, 2013

Gluten-Free Baked Oatmeal   Total Time: 50 minutes Serves: 10-12 Ingredients 2-2/3 cups gluten-free rolled oats (steel cut oats) 1/3 cup brown sugar (or stevia if desired) 1-1/3  teaspoon baking powder 1-1/3  teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon salt 1-1/3 cup raw walnut (or almond or pecan) pieces 1-1/3 cup raspberries {any berries work} 2/3 cup chocolate chips (or any chips or shredded coconut) 2-2/3 cups milk(1%, skim or almond milk) 1 extra large egg (or appropriate egg substitute if for...

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Mini German Pancakes

Posted on Feb 8, 2013

Mini German Pancakes  - every kid, old and young, loves these 1 cup milk 6 eggs 1 cup flour 1/2 tsp. salt 1 tsp. vanilla 1 tsp. orange zest (optional) 1/4 cup butter, mel1 cup milk 6 eggs 1 cup flour 1/2 tsp. salt 1 tsp. vanilla 1 tsp. orange zest (optional)   Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Blend first six ingredients (milk thru orange zest) in a blender. Be careful to see that any flour clumps get well-blended. Blend in butter a little at a time in order to temper the eggs. Grease muffin...

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Chipotle/Maple/Rosemary Roast Nuts

Posted on Jan 1, 2013

CHIPOTLE/MAPLE/ROSEMARY ROAST NUTS – Mandolin Inn                                                Vegetable oil ¼ c. light brown sugar (lightly packed) 4 Tbsp. fresh minced    rosemary 8 cups your favorite nuts – I favor pecans, almonds and peanuts 3 Tbsp. orange juice Kosher salt 1/3 c. pure maple syrup 2 tsp. chipotle powder                             Pre-heat oven to 350٥. Brush a sheet pan generously with vegetable oil. Combine pecans, 2 tbsp vegetable oil, maple syrup, brown sugar,...

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Apple Cinnamon Baked French Toast and Country Apple Sausage Ring

Posted on Oct 9, 2012

  Apple-Cinnamon Baked French Toast  - brought to you by The Mandolin Inn   Serves 12 – 16     (What I do to lower the fat content if you are so inclined) 1 large loaf French bread 1 tablespoon cinnamon 8 extra large eggs   (equivalent # egg beaters) 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg 3-1/2 cups milk and half   and half (skim and fat-free half and half) 6-8 medium-sized cooking   apples (Cortland, Macintosh, etc.) 1 cup sugar 1 tablespoon butter   (delete) 1 tablespoon vanilla  ...

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Shirred Eggs Florentine in Ham Cups – very pretty and quite tasty

Posted on Sep 21, 2012

Shirred Eggs Florentine in Ham(or turkey) Cups – brought to you by the Mandolin Inn Serves 6 people    (indicates changes you can make to lower the fat) ¾ lb fresh spinach, finely torn 2 Tbsp sour cream (fat free) 1   Tbsp finely chopped garlic 1 Tbsp finely chopped fresh tarragon 2   Tbsp butter (PAM) 12 slicesBlack Forest  or Virginia ham without holes 12 large eggs · Preheat oven to 400° ·Prepare Spinach:             Cook spinach and garlic in butter with salt and pepper in a large, heavy...

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Zucchini and Tomato Crustless Quiche

Posted on Aug 4, 2012

Crustless Zucchini and Roma Tomato Quiche – brought to you by the Mandolin Inn   Serves 12-16 people    (indicates changes you can make to lower the fat)   1 dozen eggs    (equivalent # egg beaters) 2 large roma tomatoes, 1-1’1/2 cup grape tomatoes or any home grown tomatoes, diced 2   cups cottage cheese (low or nonfat) 4 tablespoons melted butter (omit) 2   cups shredded  cheddar cheese (lite or   low fat cheese) 1 tablespoon fresh basil, finely diced (1 teaspoon   dried) 1...

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