Not just for breakfast!
Looking to add some slimming, trimming hearty deliciousness to your day? This low-carb Chile Cheese Bake is generous in protein and satiating fats, while keeping carbs to a healthy minimum! Served with salsa and a little sour cream or Greek Yogurt this is a tasty, filling family-pleaser that won't add inches to your waistline!
"S" for Trim Healthy Mama!
9 eggs (preferably "farm fresh")
3 C shredded cheese (we like to use a Cheddar Jack mix)
2 C 1% - 2% Cottage Cheese (we like Daisy brand)
1/2 C Trim Healthy Mama Baking Blend (or RunAmok Mama's Quick Mix)
1 - 2 4 oz cans diced green chilies (drain excess liquid)
2 tsp Granulated Garlic
2 tsp Chili Powder
1.5 tsp Aluminum-free Baking Powder
1 tsp Ground Pepper
.5 tsp THM Super Sweet Blend (or Pyure)
.5 tsp Cayenne Pepper (or more if you want a bit more "kick")
1/4 tsp THM Mineral Salt (Himalayan Salt)
1 tsp butter or coconut oil, for greasing baking dish
.5 lb Cooked, drained, crumbled bacon or sausage
3 - 4 green onions, diced
1. Preheat oven to 350ºF.
2. Grease baking 10X10 or 9X13 baking dish a little more than half-way up the sides.
3. In large mixing bowl, mix all ingredients together thoroughly, except for the butter. *You can add the optional bacon or sausage, and/or green onions here as well.
4. Pour into prepared baking dish and then bake, uncovered for 45 - 50 minutes, or until the center is set.
5. Remove from oven and let sit for about 5 minutes before slicing to serve.
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