Veggie Egg Cups

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Yield: 6

Ingredients:

6 eggs
¼ cup milk
1 Tbsp non-fat yogurt
1 tsp olive oil
½ cup red onion
1 cup of asparagus; cut into 1-inch pieces
¼ cup parsley
2 cups of spinach; chopped
½ tsp salt
½ tsp onion powder
1/4 tsp black pepper
¼ cup salsa (optional)

Steps:
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In a frying pan on medium heat, add olive oil, asparagus and onions for 5 minutes. Then add spinach and season with salt and pepper. Cook until spinach is wilted (about 3 minutes).

2. In a large bowl, whisk together eggs, yogurt, milk, salt, pepper, and onion powder. Once well combined together, add veggies and stir.

3. In a cupcake pan, spray with cooking spray and pour into cupcake pan (makes 12).

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Pumpkin Spice Waffles with a Cinnamon Maple Syrup

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Yield: 5

Ingredients:

1 ½ cups of all-pupose flour
½ cup whole wheat flour
3 Tbsp of firmly packed dark brown sugar
2 tsp of baking powder
1 tsp of baking soda
½ tsp of cinnamon
½ tsp pumpkin pie spice
pinch of salt
1 1/2 cups of milk
1 cup of canned 100% pure pumpkin
1 egg yolk plus 3 egg whites
4 tablespoons of melted cooled butter

Steps:
1. Mix flours, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, pumpkin pie spice, and salt in a large bowl and mix until combined.

2. Heat waffle iron. Add milk, pumpkin, eggs, and cooled butter to flour mixutes and mix on medium speed until smooth.

3. Waffle mix should be the consistency of a brownie batter. When waffle iron is ready, butter and add about a cup and cook accordingly to your waffle iron (it should be around 3 minutes per waffle).

Cinnamon Maple Syrup Glaze

Ingredients:

¾ cup maple syrup
2 Tbsp powdered sugar
1 Tbsp butter
1 tsp cinnamon

Steps:
1. In a microwave safe cup or small bowl, add all ingredients and microwave for 30 seconds. Stir and put back in microwave for another 15 seconds. The syrup glaze should be thick once cooled.

Pumpkin Spice Donuts

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Yield: 8

Ingredients:

1 can Pillsbury® Grands!® Flaky Layers refrigerated biscuits (8 biscuits)
½ cup canola oil (or vegetable oil)
¼ cup white sugar
2 Tbsp brown sugar
2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
1 ½ tsp cinnamon

Steps:
1. Preheat oven to 325. In 2-quart saucepan, heat oil over medium heat.
2. Separate dough into 8 biscuits. Using small round lid or cookie cutter, cut hole in center of each biscuit.
3. In a bowl, mix together sugars, pumpkin pie spice, and cinnamon.
4. Gently place 2 or 3 biscuits in hot oil. (Biscuit holes can also be fried!) Fry on one side until light brown. With tongs, gently turn each biscuit over; fry until other side is light brown. Make sure donuts are still doughy in the middle. Remove doughnuts from oil; immediately dip into pumpkin sugar spice mix. Place doughnuts on baking sheet and bake for 7 minutes. Place in cooling rack; cool 3 to 5 minutes and serve!

*For additional flavor, you can dip donuts in sugar mixture after they are done baking!

Breakfast Egg Bake

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Ingredients:

1 package of “Pillsbury Grands Biscuits”
6 large eggs
½ cup milk (I used low-fat)
1 Tbsp olive oil
½ red onion; chopped
¼ cup chopped green onions
2 zucchinis; chopped
1 big handful of spinach; coarsely chopped
½ cup shredded cheese (I used reduced fat cheddar)
1 tsp garlic powder
Pinch of salt and pepper
Chopped green onions for garnish
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Steps:
1. Preheat oven to 350.  In a frying pan on medium, add oil, chopped zucchini and onion and sauté until light brown. Add spinach to pan and sauté for 3 minutes until it looks wilted.

2. In a large bowl, whisk eggs, cheese, milk, spices, and sautéed vegetables until combined. Pour in greased 9 by13 inch baking dish.
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3. Cut 6 large biscuits into 1 inch squares. Put on top of egg mixture and bake for 30 minutes. When done, sprinkle with chopped green onions and serve!
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