Quinoa Muffins

Only about 1/2 of these held together. Maybe because I added more than the 1 cup of apple the recipe called for.


Apple Cinnamon Quinoa Bites
1 c. cooked quinoa
1 c. oats
1 tsp cinnamon
½ tsp nutmeg
3 TB brown sugar
1 TB sugar free maple syrup
1 ½ c. chopped apple
1 egg
1 egg white

Preheat oven to 350*. In large bowl, combine quinoa, oats, cinnamon, nutmeg, brown sugar, syrup, apple, egg and egg white. Spray mini muffin tin with cooking spray. Fill each cup with 1 tablespoon of mixture and bake 15-20 minutes. Serve warm.
Yield: 30. Per bite= 41 Calories; 1g Fat (15.0% calories from fat); 2g Protein; 7g Carbohydrate; 1g Dietary Fiber; 6mg Cholesterol; 6mg Sodium.

Caramel Monkey Bread

And we have a winner! Teresa gives two thumbs up plus a toe!


Caramel Monkey Bread<a
2 (7.5 oz) Pillsbury biscuits
½ c. sugar free maple syrup
½ c. caramel bits
1 tsp butter flavor
Dash cinnamon

Preheat oven to 350*. Spray bundt pan with cooking spray. Cut biscuits in quarters and place half the biscuits in pan. Combine syrup, caramel bits, butter flavor and cinnamon in small bowl. Pour half of syrup mixture over biscuits; repeat. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until lightly browned.
Yield: 8 servings. Per serving= 182 Calories; 3g Fat (15.3% calories from fat); 3g Protein; 36g Carbohydrate; trace Dietary Fiber; 0mg Cholesterol; 512mg Sodium.