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postheadericon Italian Bread Appetizer

5.00 avg. rating (95% score) - 10 votes

Italian Bread Appetizer is a delicious recipe for a great stuffed bread appetizer. This would work well for the fall and winter holiday season and also your game-day crowds. It is made with a frozen bread dough, stuffed with Genoa salami, Provolone cheese, olives, green onions and chopped garlic. Total time from start to finish is about (1-1/2 Hours). This is also a low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low carbohydrates, low sugars, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (4 SmartPoints), (4 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes 16 Servings. Italian Bread Appetizer will be loved by all of your family, friends italian-bread-appetizerand guests.

Prep Time: 20 Minutes.
Cook Time: 35 Minutes.
Total Time: 1 Hour-30 Minutes.


1 tbsp butter, melted
1 tbsp finely chopped fresh garlic
1 (1 lb) loaf of frozen bread dough, thawed
1/4 lb thin deli sliced Genoa salami
6 (1 oz slices), deli sliced Provolone cheese, cut into strips

1/4 cup sliced, stuffed green olives
2 green onions, sliced
1 egg, beaten
1 tsp water
Poppy seed, optional

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postheadericon French Breakfast Muffins

4.67 avg. rating (91% score) - 6 votes

French Breakfast Muffins is a delicious recipe that can be used for breakfast, brunch, a snack or even dessert. This was a very popular recipe from the 1970’s. Great for Thanksgiving and Christmas also. Cinnamon, sugar, nutmeg and butter combine together to bring out the flavor of doughnuts. A quick (15) minutes of prep time and 35 minutes, start to finish. Makes 12 servings. French Breakfast Muffins will be loved by your entire family, friends and guests.



1/2 cup milk
1/3 cup melted butter
1 egg, beaten
1-2/3 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 cup sugar
1-1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp nutmeg
1/2 tsp salt


1/3 cup melted butter
1/2 cup sugar
1 tsp ground cinnamon




1. Preheat oven to 375° F.

2. Grease a 12 cup muffin pan; set aside.

3. Combine milk, 1/3 cup melted butter and egg in a bowl. Set aside.

4. In another bowl, combine flour, 3/4 cup sugar, baking powder, salt and nutmeg. Add in the egg mixture; stir just until combined.

5. Spoon batter into prepared pan. Bake 15-20 minutes or until toothpick inserted comes out clean.

6. Place the 1/3 cup melted butter in a bowl. Combine 1/2 cup sugar and cinnamon in another bowl. Remove muffins from pan; let stand 2 minutes to 5 minutes on cooling rack.

7. Serve warm with butter.

YIELD: 12 servings.
Serving Size: 1 per serving.

Original recipe and image from: Land O’ Lakes, Inc. http://www.landolakes.com/recipe/842/doughnut-puffs


Calories: 250, Fat: 10g, Cholesterol: 45mg, Sodium: 250mg, Carbohydrates: 37g, Fiber: <1g, Protein: 3g

postheadericon Cherry Scones

5.00 avg. rating (93% score) - 4 votes

Cherry Scones is a delicious, and moist recipe for a true English scone made with either dried cherries or dried cranberries and almonds. A great addition to your breakfast and or brunch meal rotation. Great for overnight guests or large gatherings. Not at all dry like many scones. It is also a low calories, low fat, low sodium, low cholesterol, low carbohydrates, heart-healthy and Weight Watchers (8 SmartPoints), (5 PointsPlus) per serving recipe. Makes 16 servings. Cherry Scones will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

Prep Time: 20 Minutes.cherry-scones
Cooking Time: 30 Minutes.
Total Time: 1 Hour-5 Minutes.



1/4 cup sliced almonds
1 tbsp granulated sugar


2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup sugar
2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1 stick butter, softened
3/4 cup sour cream
1 egg
1/2 tsp almond extract
2/3 cup dried cherries or dried sweetened cranberries

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postheadericon Norse Apple-Almond Muffins

5.00 avg. rating (92% score) - 3 votes

Norse Apple-Almond Muffins is a delicious moist recipe that is flexible to it being used as a breakfast or brunch with coffee, as a dessert or a snack. Inspired by the Norwegian apple cake served with afternoon coffee. It is also a healthy, low calories, low sodium, low fat, low carbohydrates and WeightWatchers (5) PointsPlus recipe. Chopped apples and cinnamon filled muffins with a sugared almond topping for a super rich and moist treat. Makes 12 muffins. Norse Apple-Almond Muffins will be loved by all your family, friends and guests.norse-apple-almond-muffins2



1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1-1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
3/4 cup granulated sugar
1/3 cup butter, softened
2 eggs
2 tsp freshly grated lemon zest
1 cup peeled, finely chopped apple


1/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup sliced almonds


1. Preheat oven to 375° F.

2. Grease or line muffin pan cups with paper cupcake liners; set aside.

3. Combine flour, baking powder, salt and cinnamon in a bowl. Set aside.

4. Combine the 3/4 cup sugar and butter into the bowl that was set aside. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Stir in eggs and lemon zest. Continue beating, scraping bowl often, until well mixed. Stir in flour mixture just until moistened. Gently stir in apples. Spoon into prepared muffin pan.

5. Sprinkle the 1/4 cup sugar and almonds evenly on top of each muffin. Bake 18-22 minutes or until lightly browned. Let stand 5 minutes; remove from pans.

Yield: 12 muffins
Serving Size: 1 muffin per serving

WW PointsPlus+ = 5 per serving

Carb Choices: 2

Calories: 200, Fat: 7g, Cholesterol: 50mg, Sodium: 210mg, Carbohydrates: 31g, Fiber: 1g, Protein: 3g

Original recipe and image from Land O’Lakes, Inc. http://www.landolakes.com/recipe/2953/norsk-apple-muffins

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postheadericon Blueberry-Cream Cheese Rolls

5.00 avg. rating (94% score) - 5 votes

Blueberry-Cream Cheese Rolls is an easy and quick recipe for a delicious breakfast, dessert or snack. Made with blueberries and cream cheese folded into crescent rolls and baked in the oven. Total time from start to finish is only (23) minutes. This is also a very flexible recipe in that any kind of fruit could be used in place of the blueberries. Blueberry-Cream Cheese Rolls will be loved by your entire family and all your friends.blueberry-cream-cheese-rolls


1 (8 oz) can refrigerated crescent dinner rolls
1 (4 oz) bar or (1/2 of 8 oz bar) Neufchatel cheese, softened
2 Tbsp sugar
1/2 cup blueberries, divided
1 tsp Powdered Sugar, (optional)


1. Preheat oven to 375ºF.

2. Unroll dough into four rectangles; firmly press perforations together to seal.

3. Combine Neufchatel and sugar; spread onto dough rectangles to within 1/2 inch of edges. Top evenly with blueberries. Bring opposite corners of rectangles together; press together to seal. Place on ungreased baking sheet.

4. Bake 11 to 13 minutes or until golden brown.
(Optional: If desired; sprinkle with 1 tsp. sifted powdered sugar just before serving).

YIELD: 4 Servings.
Serving Size: 1 roll per serving.

Calories: 350, Total Fat 19g, Saturated Fat 7g, Cholesterol 20mg, Sodium 600mg, Sugars 12g, Carbohydrates 34g, Fiber 0g, Protein 7g, Vitamin A 6 %DV, Vitamin C 0 %DV, Calcium 2 %DV, Iron 10 %DV