healthy bite-sized veggie quiche cupcakes

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By Julia McGinnis
from Orange County, CA

What do you get when you combine a foodie with a gym rat? One obsessed with healthy, yet flavorful dishes! While figuring out the best ways to help my mother on her journey to healthy eating, I decided to take a few of her favorite breakfast ingredients and make an easy dish that helps someone practice portion control. Eat them alone or with your favorite low-calorie salsa. Nutrition (approx. based on ingredients used) Serving Size: 2 quiche cakes. 80 calories 3 g carbohydrate 9 g protein

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serves 4
prep time 10 Min
cook time 20 Min

Ingredients For healthy bite-sized veggie quiche cupcakes

  • 1 pkg
    baby spinach or frozen spinach (10 oz), chopped
  • 1 c
    egg substitute (i.e. eggology)
  • 3/4 c
    shredded reduced-fat cheese or veggie cheese shreds
  • 3/4 c
    red & green bell peppers, diced
  • 1/2 c
    onions, diced

How To Make healthy bite-sized veggie quiche cupcakes

  • 1
    Preheat oven at 350°F.
  • 2
    Line a 12-cup muffin pan with foil baking cups. Spray the cups with cooking spray. Note: It is important to use foil and not paper baking cups for this recipe.
  • 3
    Microwave the chopped spinach for 2 1/2 minutes on high. Drain any excess liquid.
  • 4
    Combine the egg substitute, cheese, peppers, onions, and spinach in a bowl and mix well.
  • 5
    Pour the mixture into muffin cups, dividng evenly among each of the cups.
  • 6
    Bake at 350°F for 20 minutes or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean.
  • Bite-sized and guilt free!
    7
    Remove and serve hot!
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