Gardening Tip: Eggshells in the Garden

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Gardening Tip:  Crush up egg shells and toss them in the garden to till up in the spring to add calcium to the soil.  This is especially good for tomato and pepper plants.

~ Coach Lora Erickson

www.BlondeRunner.com

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Coach Lora’s Crustless Chive & Bacon Quiche

Chive Bacon Quiche 10.29.2013

Coach Lora’s Crustless Chive & Bacon Quiche

8-12 fresh eggs (med. Size) – use whites only if you want to reduce the cholesterol & fat

¼ cup cut fresh chives (this is easy to grow, I cut it into small pieces using kitchen shears)

¼ cup fully cooked bacon pieces (you could use ham too)

1 cup cottage cheese

1 cup shredded cheddar cheese

½ med. size white onion diced

2 cloves minced garlic

½ cup panko bread crumbs (I like the parmesan herb flavor) – if you are diabetic or trying to reduce your carbs omit this

Sea salt & cracked pepper to taste

Saute diced onion in olive oil until clear.  In separate bowl combined eggs (I beat them lightly with a fork first) and all other ingredients (reserve some cheddar, and panko for the top).  Mix well.  Pour into a coated baking dish.  Top with cheese.  I put the panko on for the last 10-15 minutes only.  Bake uncovered on 325 for 40-45 minutes until golden (and it doesn’t jiggle).  Garnish and serve with diced fresh tomato.  Enjoy.

Suggested side:  steamed carrots or cabbage

Notes:  If you like to use other herbs like basil and thyme that is really good too.

Happy Cooking,

Coach Lora Erickson

www.BlondeRunner.com

Do you want to learn more about health cooking?  If so, take a class.  Message lora@blonderunner.com to learn when the next class is.