Posts Tagged 'Appetizers and Snacks'

Stuffed Mushrooms

Published on: 2018-03-29 12:05:12 PM | Recipes

A simple, yet fancy low-carb appetizer. It can also be enjoyed as a side dish to meat and fish dishes. Or try it for breakfast with creamy scrambled eggs or a plain omelet. Ingredients: 16 mushrooms 8 oz. bacon 1 – 2 tablespoons butter 7 oz. cream cheese 3 tablespoons fresh chives, finely chopped 1 teaspoon paprika powder Salt and pepper Instructions: • Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C). • Start by frying the bacon until really crispy. Remove and let cool ...

Brie Cheese Appetizer

Published on: 2017-12-08 6:16:27 AM | Recipes

Ingredients:   1 large Brie round ½ C diced red pepper 2 green onions, chopped 1 tsp olive oil ½ tsp curry powder ¼ C chopped pecans ¼ C dried cranberries 2 pears or apples, sliced   Method: Heat the olive oil and sauté red pepper, green onion and curry powder for 2 minutes, until softened. Add the pecans and dried cranberries.  Cook for another moment to toast the nuts.  Season with salt and pepper.  Remove from ...

One Minute Muffin

Published on: 2017-12-01 6:18:38 AM | Recipes

These are grain free little snacks that can be made sweet or savoury depending on which flavours you decide to add.  Once the muffins are cooked, you can eat them as they are or you can toast them. Ingredients: 1 large egg 2 tsp coconut flour Pinch baking soda Pinch salt Instructions: Grease a ramekin dish with coconut oil or butter. In a mug, mix all the ingredients together with a fork to ensure it is lump free. Place the muffin dough in the greased ramekin and cook in the ...

Sausage and Mushroom Mini Quiches

Published on: 2017-09-29 6:21:10 AM | Recipes

8 ounces breakfast sausage, removed from casing and crumbled into small pieces 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil 8 ounces mushrooms, sliced ¼ cup sliced scallions ¼ cup shredded Swiss cheese 1 teaspoon freshly ground pepper 5 eggs 3 egg whites 1 cup milk • Position rack in center of oven; preheat to 325°F. Coat a muffin tin generously with cooking spray or butter. • Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add sausage and cook until golden brown, 6 to ...

Cheese Chips

Published on: 2017-09-08 6:19:29 AM | Recipes

What could be more simple than these ‘chips’ made from cheese?  They would be great as a crunchy snack or perfect to serve with guacamole or salsa! Ingredients: 8 oz. cheddar cheese, provolone cheese or edam cheese, in slices ½ teaspoon paprika powder Method: • Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C). Place the cheese slices on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. • Sprinkle paprika powder on top and bake in the oven for about 8–10 ...