Bacon, Blue Cheese and Cranberry Cheese Ball with Pecans

Serves: Serves 4-6

Ingredients

  • 1 8-ounce package cream cheese, softened
  • ½ cup shredded Cheddar cheese
  • ¼ cup crumbled blue cheese
  • 4 strips thick-cut bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 2 green onions, sliced
  • 3 tablespoons chopped pecans
  • 3 tablespoons chopped dried cranberries

For the outer layer:

Instructions

  1. Place all the ingredients in a bowl and stir or knead together until thoroughly combined. Form the mass into a ball or log (whichever shape desired) and wrap it in plastic wrap. Refrigerate for at least one hour or up to 2 days.
  2. Toss the outer layer ingredients together and spread them out on a plate. Roll the cheese ball in them to evenly coat the surface.
  3. Serve with crackers.
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Individual Egg & Spinach Bowls

Perfectly portioned servings take the guesswork out of portion control! Individual Egg and Spinach Bowls make an easy prep breakfast that’s perfect on busy mornings and can be prepared and added to the bowls the previous night. Plus, Individual Egg and Spinach Bowls are versatile enough to suit individual tastes. Easily customize your Individual Egg and Spinach Bowl by swapping out the spinach for kale or another one your favorite leafy greens.

Ingredients

  • 8 large egg whites, (recommend free-range)
  • 1 whole egg
  • 1 cup baby spinach, torn or chopped into small pieces
  • 1/2 cup diced tomatoes (I do not like tomatoes)
  • 1/4 cup feta cheese, fat-free
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • Kosher or sea salt to taste

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Whisk together all ingredients in a medium mixing bowl. Lightly mist 4 (1/2 cup) ramekins with nonstick cooking spray and evenly divide egg mixture into bowls.

Place ramekins on a cookie sheet and bake 20 minutes or until eggs puff and are almost set in the center. Serve hot.

Source: SkinnyMS