Holiday Breakfast and Brunch Recipes
Make your holiday breakfast or brunch special with these easy, festive recipes.
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Yield: About 12 scones
WebMD Weight Loss Clinic members Journal as 3 pieces of pancakes OR 1
small muffin + 1 tablespoon sugar or jam OR 1 cup starchy foods with 1 teaspoon
Nutrition Information: Per scone: 311 calories, 8 g protein, 55 g
carbohydrate, 7.5 g fat, 1.6 g saturated fat, 21 mg cholesterol, 3.5 g fiber,
500 mg sodium. Calories from fat: 21%.
1 cup boiling water
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 1/4 cups whole-wheat flour
1 1/4 cups unbleached white flour
2 teaspoons ground ginger
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 cup canola oil
1/4 cup light or fat free cream cheese or sour cream
1/2 cup dark brown sugar, packed
1 cup unsulfured molasses
2 teaspoons freshly grated ginger (optional)
1 large egg, higher omega-3 if available
1/4 cup egg substitute
Powdered sugar for dusting over the top of the muffins if desired
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Add muffin liners to 20 muffin cups.
- In a small bowl, combine baking soda with boiling water, stir briefly, then
set aside. In a large bowl, combine flours, ground ginger, cinnamon, cloves,
nutmeg, salt and baking powder with whisk.
- Fit your electric mixer with the paddle attachment. Then, in a large mixing
bowl, combine canola oil, light cream cheese or sour cream, and brown sugar
together by beating on medium speed. While beating on low speed, add molasses,
the baking soda mixture and the flour mixture. Now beat in the egg and egg
- Fill muffin cups each with about 1/4-cup of batter. Bake until the top
center of a muffin barely springs back when gently pressed (about 22-25
minutes). Let the muffins cool, then dust the tops with powdered sugar if
Yield: 20 muffins
WebMD Weight Loss Clinic members Journal as 1 small muffin or 2
slices of bread
Nutrition Information: Per muffin: 139 calories, 3 g protein, 25 g
carbohydrate, 3 g fat, 0.3 g saturated fat, 10 mg cholesterol, 1.1 g fiber, 149
mg sodium. Calories from fat: 20%.