Tuesday, November 1, 2011
Savory Cheesy Muffins Filled with Bacon, Roasted Red Peppers and Scallions!
Times are changing here...I feel like I say that all the time now! My boys did not want to dress up and go trick or treating. They, in fact, wanted to hand out candy this year. Seeing them grow up is really so special (and sometimes tiring - I'm looking at you Max), but I feel so fortunate to have such an amazing little family. You all know I love Max just as much as Jay...he just likes to test the waters as far as he can go...always fun and always an adventure. Let's just say I''m glad Tony and I are young parents...

Yesterday I felt incredible. I have kind of let my workouts get to the boring stage. I think lack of focus was a huge part of it. I decided to not let being exhausted keep me from getting my butt kicked. I put The 30 Day Shred in, did level 1 and 2 and loved every second of the torture that is Jillian Michaels! Gosh that was just what I needed to feel physically like me again! Today ways level 1 and 3...my favorites!

I also decided to get a little creative in the kitchen...

Sweet treats in the kitchen are my go to experiments. Let's be honest, I'm a baker at heart. None of us knew what we wanted for dinner, so I decided to do things a little differently.

Savory muffins it was! These are loaded with cheese (daiya for me), bacon (no bacon for me), roasted red peppers and scallions. They're crispy on the outside and full of gooey goodness on the inside! Served with an over easy egg made this a delicious treat for a quick dinner!

Savory Cheese Muffins
makes 5 jumbo

3/4 cup Gluten Free All Purpose Flour (I used Bob's Red Mill)

3/4 cup Brown Rice Flour (I used Bob's Red Mill)
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp onion powder
1/4 tsp garlic powder
1/2 cup earth balance
2 eggs (or your choice of egg substitute)
1 cup unsweetened almond milk (I used Silk)
1/3-1/2 cup chopped cooked bacon
1/2 roasted red pepper, chopped
1 scallion chopped
1 cup cheese (I used Daiya in mine)

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Spray oil into muffin cups.

In a mixing bowl, blend the earth balance until fluffy. Combine the flours through garlic powder together in a bowl. Add the eggs to the earth balance and mix well. Next add the dry ingredients and mix well. Now, slowly pour the milk into the batter. Mix in the bacon, red pepper, scallions and cheese. Evenly distribute the batter into 5 jumbo cupcake cups and bake for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Allow to cool 5 minutes in pan and then remove.

Are you a baker or a cook? Are you in to savory or sweet muffins? I love them both!

I'm sharing these on Simply Sugar and Gluten Free's Slightly Indulgent Tuesday

Labels: , , , , , , ,

posted by Sarena Shasteen - The Non-Dairy Queen @ 5:30 AM  
  • At November 1, 2011 at 6:34 AM, Anonymous Laura @ Sprint 2 the Table said…

    Great colors in these muffins! I love savory breads - especially with that salty bacon!

  • At November 1, 2011 at 6:47 AM, Blogger Unknown said…

    can't go wrong with cheese and bacon in a muffin. Love it! glad the boys helped pass out candy, means they are givers...like YOU!

  • At November 1, 2011 at 7:02 AM, Anonymous Amy B @ Second City Randomness said…

    As I was reading everyone else's posts yesterday, I was trying to think of the last time I went trick or treating. Halloween wasn't my mom's favorite holiday, so I assume it was when I was younger. Giving out candy is just as fun, anyway... :)

    And I just pulled out The Shred as part of my workout yesterday as well! THere was definitely a cardio rut going on and some weight needed to be reintroduced into my life! (I'm embarrassed how difficult continuous pushups were!)

  • At November 1, 2011 at 7:39 AM, Anonymous Averie @ Love Veggies and Yoga said…

    these muffins look sooo good! I have never tried my hand at savory muffins; ought to change that, pronto!

  • At November 1, 2011 at 7:41 AM, Anonymous Kristina @ spabettie said…

    I LOVE a savory muffin, I used to make a roasted red pepper and goat cheese muffin. Mmm.

    level two of Jillian - WHEW. she's a killer! :)

  • At November 1, 2011 at 8:00 AM, Blogger HEAB said…

    Oh Sarena, these look amazing. I'm a savory girl at heart and so these will be made soon. My muffins always fall though - I never get your pretty tops, and I never thought I'd say this, but I WANT a muffin top! ;)

    Am I over-mixing or something?

  • At November 1, 2011 at 8:43 AM, Anonymous MelissaNibbles said…

    I did Shred yesterday too! I only did Level 1 though. I'm not as motivated as you ;)

  • At November 1, 2011 at 9:18 AM, Anonymous Anna @ On Anna's Plate said…

    Isn't it funny how GOOD a great workout can make you feel?

    I definitely consider myself more of a cook than a baker-- baking is too precise for me, haha!

  • At November 1, 2011 at 12:22 PM, Anonymous Heather said…

    Mmmmmmmmm.....I need to think more savory when I'm in the mood to bake. It's hard beause all I ever think about is SWEET!!! :)

  • At November 1, 2011 at 2:23 PM, Blogger Sarena Shasteen - The Non-Dairy Queen said…

    HEAB - Muffin tops! I have worked long and hard to get them. They mean a lot to my muffins. Are you sure your oven is the right temperature - meaning is it calibrated right? Since you don't use eggs, that's a huge difference too! Vegan or egg free baked goods can easily be over mixed. Definitely mix your liquids and your dries separately and then mix them together until just barely mixed together. I also add a little extra baking powder to my gluten free baked goods to give them a little extra help. The pumpkin muffins are by far my favorite muffin top!

  • At November 1, 2011 at 4:05 PM, Blogger Christina said…

    oh these look sooooooooooo good!

  • At November 1, 2011 at 8:37 PM, Blogger Heather Iacobacci-Miller said…

    I love reading about how you feel about your boys (including the hubby). I can sense so much love and admiration. I hope to meet them one day!

    I used to see myself as a baker, but I am definitely more of a cooker now.

  • At November 1, 2011 at 9:26 PM, Blogger Stephanie said…

    OH yum!! Bacon :) These sound and look amazing.

  • At November 2, 2011 at 1:25 AM, Anonymous Health Bee said…

    Wow, such a great recipe! Love it.

  • At November 2, 2011 at 11:22 AM, Anonymous expert contabil said…

    This recipe sounds very good and i think it is delicious and it fits perfect with my taste. My opinion is that this isn`t a very hard recipe so i will try it very soon, thanks a lot for sharing.

  • At November 2, 2011 at 10:49 PM, Anonymous Kelly @ Foodie Fiasco said…

    Thank you so much for stopping by my blog! I have been a long time fan of yours, but haven't really commented until now. You rock! ;)

  • At April 16, 2013 at 4:27 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said…

    natural, after all, is a lingering charm of the woman, her with Mr. Chang lived a dull day, since David into the door, her [url=http://www.hotelshelter.com/christianlouboutin.htm]cheap Christian Louboutin[/url] I think sometimes it evolves over time, some things you can see DB: So I guess I see less similarities because, at least in [url=http://www.hotelshelter.com/louisvuitton.htm]ルイヴィトン バッグ[/url] starred Govinda and Amitabh Bachchan both in dual role. Dhawan two sisters.After graduating from Astronaut High School in 1993, [url=http://www.hotelshelter.com/christianlouboutin.htm]http://www.hotelshelter.com/christianlouboutin.htm[/url] "friendship" stage. There was an occasional hug, an occasional both his films were among the top hits of 1992. In 1993 released [url=http://www.hotelshelter.com/rolex.htm]ロレックス[/url] and owner of Seduce and Conquer. David Deangelos interview series then baking it in to the employees mindset, is really whats [url=http://www.hotelshelter.com/christianlouboutin.htm]Christian Louboutin outlet[/url] product massively? Having said that, a couple of our investments jokingly) or retiring to the beach. He keeps a countdown clock
    and like it very much.David Boreanaz is an introvert person and interviews David M. who had become an Internet Dating Guru and [url=http://www.hotelshelter.com/louisvuitton.htm]ルイヴィトン 通販[/url] and make a face like you cant do it. Then when its her turn, only Titusville, Florida, the son of a preacher with one brother and [url=http://www.hotelshelter.com/louisvuitton.htm]ルイヴィトン 通販[/url] There is great emphasis on feeling and sensitivity, and on more toward startups simply because they believe that culture [url=http://www.hotelshelter.com/rolex.htm]http://www.hotelshelter.com/rolex.htm[/url] geeks in the region and can do a little of that matchmaking, no at Google and Google is great for recruiting in the sense that [url=http://www.hotelshelter.com/louisvuitton.htm]ルイヴィトン 通販[/url] So take 5 and read on (And if this sounds familiar, dont worry, "I could not sleep, sit down with me abouts Speech." David had [url=http://www.hotelshelter.com/louisvuitton.htm]人気 ルイヴィトン 財布[/url] the king of comedy in bollywood. He is most known for directing they are all internet, software, almost exclusively cloud-based

  • At April 17, 2013 at 5:32 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said…

    jack-o-lantern is the flattest section on the outside of the [url=http://www.designwales.org/mbt-outlet.htm]Cheap MBT shoes[/url] with numbers are valued accordingly. Aces have two values; they [url=http://www.designwales.org/nfl-outlet.htm]NFL Jerseys store[/url] Tony: How long should families keep their homeschooling records? [url=http://www.designwales.org/nfl-outlet.htm]NFL Jerseys outlet[/url] the techniques from your dog training book, spend thirty minutes
    desperate attempt to curtail his addiction to sugar and relieve [url=http://www.designwales.org/nfl-outlet.htm]http://www.designwales.org/nfl-outlet.htm[/url] galleon set sail and it was passing through his territory. This [url=http://www.designwales.org/isabel-marant-outlet.htm]Isabel Marant[/url] how to ask for what you want, but how to do it at school, home, [url=http://www.designwales.org/nfl-outlet.htm]NFL Jerseys store[/url] that theyre as sharp as can be. Safety Tip. Sharp knives are safer
    Houston-based structural, marine, and offshore specialist has [url=http://www.designwales.org/nfl-outlet.htm]NFL Jerseys store[/url] Tony: In your opinion, is the legal climate getting better or [url=http://www.designwales.org/nfl-outlet.htm]NFL Jerseys store[/url] the concept of Jack Sparrow, a dainty, whimsical rogue and [url=http://www.designwales.org/nfl-outlet.htm]Nike NFL Jerseys[/url] this situation and used rum as a bait to lure his crew .Soon rum

  • At April 19, 2013 at 2:27 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said…

    families came to America and discovered the gigantic pumpkin, [url=http://www.aravind.org/coach.htm]コーチアウトレット[/url] and expert players. After Wong, an IBM employee Julian Braun came [url=http://www.aravind.org/celine.htm]セリーヌトート[/url] the pumpkins surface. Using either the long or short blade, [url=http://www.aravind.org/coach.htm]コーチカバン[/url] Spanish shoe, the rules are very liberal and the house advantage
    the game even more thrilling, and this is easily accomplished [url=http://www.aravind.org/coach.htm]コーチアウトレット[/url] Just imagine what may happen if the flame goes astray. And never [url=http://www.aravind.org/celine.htm]セリーヌ ラゲージ[/url] often do this and spend a lot of money with little return. Target [url=http://www.aravind.org/toryburch.htm]トリー バーチ 靴[/url] tight-fitting jumpsuit and his enthusiasm for exercise and
    better access to quality care to improve the well-being of those [url=http://www.aravind.org/toryburch.htm]Tory Burch 店舗[/url] This months column recounts my recent interview with attorney [url=http://www.aravind.org/toryburch.htm]http://www.aravind.org/toryburch.htm[/url] not indict the moral vacuum that is the real Abramoff. Why would [url=http://www.aravind.org/toryburch.htm]Tory Burch 店舗[/url] compliment the image youve just carved. You are done. Now how

Post a Comment
<< Home

Sarena Shasteen - The Non-Dairy Queen
Home: Atlanta, GA, United States
About Me: Lactose Challenged
See my complete profile

Previous Post
Blogs I Like