This is chock full of nutrition! Lots of yummy vegetables wrapped in eggs, and topped with salsa, cheese and cilantro! It’s a great way to start your day! Of course, as always, you can swap out any ingredients you like, or leave out things you don’t like.
Heat small cast iron skillet over medium-medium high heat. Add 1/2 T. avocado oil. Saute onions and spinach until spinach is starting to wilt, stirring often. Add peppers and tomatoes. Cook for a few minutes. Stir until peppers and tomatoes are cooked as desired. Remove items from pan to a bowl.
Reduce heat to medium. Beat eggs with cream. Add salt and pepper to taste. Add another 1/2 T. avocado oil to hot skillet. Add eggs to skillet. As eggs begin to set up around the edges, tilt the pan and lift that portion of the egg with spatula, so that the uncooked egg runs down underneath the cooked egg. Continue moving around the skillet in this way until egg is done.
Add veggies to one side of the omelette.
Tilt skillet and guide gently onto a serving plate. Top with salsa, shredded cheese and cilantro, or your choice of toppings.
Thick, hearty and flavorful. You can substitute other kinds of seafood and make it into a seafood chowder if you prefer. I added shrimp and lobster in place of some of the clams in the 2 photos of the chowder in the pan.
Using at least a 4 qt. saucepan, add onion, fennel, carrots, parsley, butter and bacon to pan. (The photo is of a 4 quart pan with this recipe.) Cover pan and cook on medium heat until veggies are cooked down, for about 15 minutes. In the meantime, boil potatoes in a separate covered pan for about 10 minutes or until slightly tender. When potatoes are tender, drain and set aside.
Add cayenne pepper, white pepper, black pepper, salt and chicken base to the veggie mixture. Add heavy whipping cream, and milk, and allow to come to a boil.
Drain clams and reserve 3/4 cup clam juice. Set clams aside. Combine reserved clam juice and cornstarch. Add to veggie mixture once it comes to a boil. Stir and cook over medium heat to thicken. Remove from heat and add clams and potatoes. Taste and add additional seasoning if needed. Serve.
Heat skillet and add butter so eggs don't stick.
Beat or whisk the eggs in a small bowl with cream and salt and pepper.
Cook in skillet, stirring occasionally, until almost set up. Remove from heat and serve.
If you stir scrambled eggs too much as they are cooking, they will end up crumbly and not be as creamy.
If you don't mind the extra fat and calories, double the cream for extra creamy eggs!
This is another recipe that my husband came up with. Creamy eggs filled with cooked bacon, onion, sweet peppers, jalapeno peppers, and topped with cheese. I usually cook up double the meat and veggies, then reserve half of it for a later time to make a quick weekday breakfast.
While that is cooking, finely dice onion, sweet pepper and jalapeno pepper.
When bacon is cooked, add the diced veggies and cook, without draining bacon grease.
Meanwhile, whisk the eggs with heavy cream and season with salt and pepper.
When veggies are nearly cooked, add spinach and cherry tomatoes to the skillet. Cook until spinach is wilted.
Pour eggs over the top of the veggies and stir. Cook, stirring occasionally, until eggs are nearly set up. Remove from heat. We like to eat these topped with shredded cheese and sometimes salsa.
Each serving, with 1/2 oz. cheddar cheese, contains: 424 calories, 31 g fat, 439 mg cholesterol, 523 mg sodium, 546 mg potassium, 14 g carbs, 3 g fiber, 9 g sugar, 22 g protein, 73% vitamin A, 147% vitamin c, 21% calcium, 15% iron
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
Line the inside bottom of a 9" Springform pan with a circle of parchment paper. Grease the sides of the pan. Set aside.
In a medium sauce pan, gently heat the cream over low heat. When the cream is fairly hot, melt the chocolate chips by adding them slowly to the pan as you whisk. Add the butter, in pieces. Whisk until the chocolate and butter are melted. Add the vanilla extract. As soon as the mixture is melted, smooth, and glossy, remove it from the heat.
Using a wire whisk attachment, beat the eggs, brown sugar and sea salt until the eggs are foamy and doubled in volume.
Slowly add the chocolate mixture to the eggs, and beat gently until combined. Pour the batter into the prepared cake pan. Bake in the center of a pre-heated oven for one hour, until the cake is set and cracked. It will appear a bit loose in the center, underneath. This is fine.
Place the cake pan on a wire rack to cool. When the cake is close to room temperature, lightly cover and chill the cake overnight. Before serving, gently loosen the cake from the sides of the pan using a thin flexible spatula. Release the Springform clasp and remove the ring. Place the cake on a cake plate. Dust with a sifting of powdered sugar.
This recipe originally came from glutenfreegoddess.blogspot.com. I made a few changes, which are reflected here.
This is a good way to use up your leftover taco meat. This is the recipe I use. Make sure that if you want gluten-free or soy-free to check the labels carefully before buying any taco seasoning in the store.
Heat small skillet and add 1/2 T. butter. While that is heating, beat 2 eggs with heavy cream and salt & pepper. When pan is heated, add egg mixture. When omelette edges start to set up, lift edge with spatula while tipping pan so raw egg goes underneath. Continue going around the pan, lifting and tipping, until eggs are cooked through. Sprinkle some shredded cheese and taco meat on one side of cooked eggs. Fold edge without toppings over and carefully slide out of skillet onto serving dish. Garnish as desired.
Grease a lasagna pan.
Saute onion in butter in 4 qt. pan. Add salt and pepper as it is cooking. Add milk and chicken broth and bring to a simmer. Combine heavy cream and cornstarch. Add to pan and stir until it is blended. It should begin thickening very quickly. Turn off heat and add sour cream and cheese. Spread potatoes in greased lasagna pan. Pour milk sauce over potatoes.
Cover with foil and bake at 375 for 2 hours or more. Let set for 15 minutes or so and stir before serving.
For the chicken broth, I use about 2 tsp. Better than Bouillon Organic Chicken Base and add water to make 1 cup. This ensures that the recipe remains gluten-free and soy-free.
Butter a 9x13" baking dish.
Cook onion with sausage in skillet, crumbling as it cooks.
Beat eggs, heavy cream, milk, sour cream and seasonings. Add cooked sausage and onions to mixture. Pour into prepared baking dish.
Top with green chilies and some cheese.
Top with tater tots and remaining cheese.
Cover and refrigerate overnight. (This can be made just before baking, but the tater tots should be thawed.)
In the morning, preheat oven to 375 and remove pan from fridge. Bake 50-60 minutes or until golden.
This can be served with salsa and sour cream or green or red chilie.