The chances are that you are not using your muffin tin as much as you will be after you discover these terrific muffin-tin entrees.
Start the day off with a delicious zucchini egg cup. It is easy to make this tasty breakfast casserole as the crust is zucchini strips. It is the perfect entrée for those mornings when you do not have time for a leisurely breakfast, and it will easily hold you over to lunchtime. You can even vary the ingredients to take advantage of the leftovers in your refrigerator.Read More »
Impress all your guests at your next dinner party with Muffin-Tin Lemon Meringue Tarts. These individual desserts look like you brought them at the local bakery or spent hours making them, but we will not share the secret they went together incredibly quickly. The secret to making these is the delicious sugar cookie crust and your trusty muffin tin.
If you love the taste of lasagna, but you hate all the mess, then Skinny Butternut Squash Lasagna Cups is the way to go. While the typical serving of lasagna is often loaded with fat, these have only 182 calories per serving. Substituting in rice flour makes them gluten-free. They are especially great in the late summer when you can get fresh butternut squash from your garden or the local farmers market.
It is easy to quickly make Chili Lime Shrimp Cups without heating the whole house when it is almost too hot to cook. The secret to making these cups that are perfect for a pool party is to make the wonton cups ahead of time. The shrimp seasoned with chili powder gives these the ideal amount of heat to leave everyone raving and crying for more.
If you take your lunch to work with you or send your kids’ lunch to school, then Cauliflower Cheese Cups are a great solution. These go together in just five steps and in under 40 minutes, so you can easily make them the night before. The cauliflower is loaded with healthy vitamins, and you get the delicious taste of bacon in every bite. Do not worry. These are so good that your kids will not trade them away to their friends.
There’s no need to wait for a special occasion to enjoy pecan pies when they are so easy to make in a muffin tin. Go ahead and double this recipe because they are so good that people will keep coming back for more. These bite-size morsels whip up quickly, so you do not have to spend long hours in the kitchen. This recipe is a great place to begin because it is almost foolproof if you are new to baking.
Individual breakfast casseroles are easy to prepare ahead of time and freeze. Then, when you are ready for breakfast, pop one in the microwave and heat. This is also an excellent option for those who need to prepare breakfast in a hurry for a crowd, like at an overnight youth group meeting. These are so flexible that once you start making them, you will find many ways to change them to make them your creation.
If you are looking for an elegant date night dinner to make, consider Mini Chicken and Stuffing Cups. Even if you are generally not a cook, this dish is an easy way to impress someone special with your cooking abilities. This dish is ready in about 40 minutes, so it is perfect for that stay-at-home date night after you put the kids to bed. The colorful combination of cheese, broccoli, cranberry sauce and stuffing makes this a great dish that is easy on the eyes.
Granola Fruit Tarts are so easy that every member of your family will love making their own. We promise not to tell the children that this recipe with its granola, shredded coconut and Greek yogurt is good for them. They are delicious when topped with your favorite fresh fruit, like raspberries, strawberries and blackberries.
Go ahead and order another muffin tin as it will be hard to keep the one you currently have clean when you start trying these wonderful recipes