Frittata with Asparagus, Goat Cheese, and Herbs

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herby-frittata-vegetables-goat-cheese-ck-xIngredients:

  • 1/2 bunch asparagus (8 oz), trimmed, spears cut into 2-inch pieces, remaining stalks cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 12 large eggs
  • 4 scallions, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons minced chives
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 4 tablespoons (2 oz) goat cheese

Directions:

  1. Bring a medium pot of well-salted water to a boil. Meanwhile, prepare an ice water bath. Blanch asparagus until just tender, about 1 minute. Drain and transfer to ice water bath to cool. Drain. Set spears aside.

  2. Whisk eggs with 1 tsp each salt and pepper. Stir in scallions, chives, and asparagus stalks.

  3. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Heat oil in an ovenproof 10-inch skillet over medium heat. Pour egg mixture into skillet. Cook until edges begin to set; push cooked edges toward the center of the pan with a wooden spoon. Continue cooking until the center begins to set, about 2 minutes more. Dollop goat cheese over top and sprinkle with reserved asparagus spears.

  4. Bake until eggs are completely set, 8 to 10 minutes. Let cool slightly before serving.

 

Almond Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

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almond cook

Ingredients:
olive or coconut oil cooking spray,
1 cup unsalted almond butter, stirred well,
3/4 cup Sucanat (sugar cane natural – or Truvia baking blend),
1 large egg,
1/2 tsp baking soda,
1/4 tsp sea salt,
3 oz dark chocolate (70% or greater), broken into small pieces,

Instructions:

ONE: Preheat oven to 350° F. In a medium bowl, stir together the first 5 ingredients until blended. Stir in chocolate.
TWO: Drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls onto parchment-lined baking sheets. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned. Let cool on baking sheets for 5 minutes. Remove to a wire rack and let cool for 15 minutes more.