Archive for the ‘Freezer’ Category

I made this recipe a LONG time ago, and thought I’d posted about it. If I had more pictures, I apologize but I can’t find them. For some reason I’ve had a strange craving for soup this past week. This makes no sense because it’s literally 110 degrees here. But nonetheless, I wanted beef and barley and couldn’t find the recipe on my site. And I think it was good enough to make sure it secures a spot in infamy. This recipe is a nice twist on hamburger vegetable soup. It’s loaded with vegetables, and the barley gives it an interesting texture. It’s a nice change of pace, and freezes very well. All for under 300 calories per bowl. BOOM!

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I’ve hit a lull lately in the recipes I make. I seem to be falling into a routine, reusing the same recipes over and over. For those who don’t know, I’m a big fan of freezing my own meals. I use them all the time for lunches, and even occasionally for dinner. I LOVE it. I can be in the kitchen cooking for a day or a few evenings, then have lunches to last me months. But like I said, I’ve been having trouble lately finding something new. And healthy. Then I ran across a recipe for butternut squash enchiladas. They sounded good but I figured they’d be better kept for fall. And searched for sweet potato enchiladas instead. After several tweaks to make the recipe a little more figure-friendly, I think I’ve come up with a winner!

This looks like something straight out of an unhealthy Mexican restaurant, right? Well, it tastes more sinful than it is.

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I’ll be the first to admit, the title of this recipe is deceptive. And makes me want cake. But so far I haven’t been able to come up with a better definition. Egg Muffins makes me think of something with an English muffin. So we’ll stick with cupcakes… For now. As we all know, I don’t commit permanently to anything.

“I look like a cupcake, but unlike Rihanna, there’s nothing battered about me.”

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