Muffins

Low Carb Ricotta Muffins Sweet or Savory

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These 'muffins' are a delicious game-changer for breakfast eggs, especially as a low carb staple.

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Basic Vanilla Ricotta Muffin:
2 cups part skim ricotta
4 eggs
½ cup Splenda (or to taste)
1/2 tsp. vanilla
1/2 tsp. orange zest (opt)
Variations
Chocolate Ricotta Muffins:
Omit orange zest.
Add 1 more egg and 4 T cocoa to batter.
Bake as directed.

Savory Italian-style
Omit sweetener and vanilla and orange zest.
Add to batter:
4 Slices bacon, cooked and crumbled
1 T Chopped sundried tomato (in olive oil)
4 medium mushrooms, chopped
1 T fresh basil, chopped
¼ tsp. onion salt
¼ tsp chopped garlic (opt)
¼ cup shredded parmesan
½ tsp Italian seasoning
Bake as directed.

Country Maple Sausage
Omit sweetener and vanilla and orange zest.
Add to batter:
3 lite sausage patties (Tyson’s), cooked and crumbled
¼ tsp. maple flavoring
3 T granulated Splenda
1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
Bake as directed.
Heat oven to 400 degrees. Spray muffin pan with vegetable spray or lightly spritz paper liners, if using. Stir together ingredients in medium mixing bowl, until combined. Evenly divide batter into wells in...
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Nutritions

Calories
188

Sodium
312mg
13% DV

Fat
9g
14% DV

Protein
10g
21% DV

Carbs
16g
5% DV

Fiber
0.9g
3% DV

Juicy, tender and flavorful Crock Pot Italian Beef is an easy dinner recipe that's perfect for busy days. Serve the shredded meat and pepperoncini on a hoagie roll with giardiniera and melted Provolone cheese for a classic Chicago Italian Beef Sandwich, or pair the roast beef with mashed potatoes, noodles, or rice for a cozy comfort food supper. You can't beat the convenience of an all-day slow cooker meal!

2 small onions
4 cloves garlic
3 lb. boneless beef chuck roast
2 T vegetable oil
14.5 oz beef broth
0.7 oz packet dry Italian salad dressing mix
1 T Worcestershire sauce
8 pepperoncini peppers
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  • Arrange the onions and garlic in the bottom of a slow cooker. Set aside.
  • Pat beef dry and season with kosher salt and black pepper on all sides.
  • Heat oil in a large pot or Dutch oven...
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Nutritions

Calories
389

Sodium
1839mg
76% DV

Fat
16g
25% DV

Protein
25g
50% DV

Carbs
37g
12% DV

Fiber
6g
24% DV