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3 Minute Garlic Bread

garlic bread

This is soo easy to make and soo yummy too. Once you’ll try this once, there will be no need for store bought garlic bread when you can make yours in the comfort of your kitchen. This is the way to go.

 

Servings: 2, Serving Size: 1/2 bun, 1 bread slice 

Calories: 198, Protein: 3.28 g, Carbohydrate: 11.3 g, Fat, Total: 15.0 g, Sodium: 216 mg

Ingredients

1 whole bun/2 slices of bread of choice (I used an onion bun)

2 tbsp butter

  •  Preferably use one made with olive oil. If not, that’s okay
  •  You can substitute with margarine, or use ½ tsp of olive oil on each slice

2 tbsp pesto

  • If you don’t have any on hand, you can make yours by mincing one-two whole garlic cloves (depending on your palate and desire for the strength of the garlic flavor), 2 tsp of Basil, and 2 tsp of olive oil, Mix together. 

2 tsp Parsley flakes

2 tsp Romano Parmesan cheese

Directions:

 Set your oven to 450 F. Take each bread slice (or bun half) and coat the entire surface with 1 Tbsp of butter each. 

Next, spread 1 Tbsp of pesto. Sprinkle 1 tsp each of parsley flakes and 1 tsp each of Parmesan Romano cheese.

Place on aluminum foil and stick in the oven and until the bread becomes nice and crisp and the edges start to brown  (This will take only about 3 minutes).

Voila! Take out of the oven and enjoy. 

 

Cinnamon Blueberry Raisin Bread

This is definitely one of my favorite quick bread recipes. 

Cinnamon Blueberry Raisin Bread
Servings: 14, Serving Size: 1 slice of bread

Calories: 195.8, Protein: 3.09 g, Carbohydrate: 33.4 g, Fat: 6.06 g, Cholesterol: 16.0 mg, Sodium: 117.9 mg, Sugar: 18.3 g 

Ingredients:

2 cups All purpose flour

3/4 cup granulated sugar

1/4 cup granulated sugar

½ tsp salt

1 tsp baking powder

½ cup raisins

½ cup blueberries

2 tsp cinnamon, ground

½ tsp ginger

1 egg

1 cup milk, skim or low fat

1/3 cup of cooking oil

Directions:

Pre-heat the oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 9×5 inch loaf pan using cooking spray.

In a small bowl, combine 1/4 cup sugar, raisins, blueberries, cinnamon and ginger. Mix together so that there aren’t any clumps. Set aside.

 In a large bowl, combine the flour, 3/4 cup of sugar, salt and baking powder. Mix these ingredients together. 

 In a third bowl, whisk together the egg, milk and cooking oil. Make a well in the flour, and pour in the egg mixture. Stir together until just combined. The batter should be slightly lumpy. 

Cinnamon bread ingredients
Pour half the batter in the pan and then layer half of the blueberry raisin mixture on top, Pour the remaining layer of batter, and the rest of the blueberry raisin mixture (try to spread this evenly on top). 

Use a spatula to make a swirling figure 8 motion, into the batter so as to distribute the raisins and blueberry evenly.

 

cinnamon bread batter

Place the batter in the oven to bake for 50 minutes. The bread is done when the top of the bread is firm to the touch and a tooth pick inserted into the center comes out clean.

Let the bread cool in the pan on a rack for 30 minutes. Afterwards, turn the loaf out onto the rack and let cool completely before slicing.

 

Raisin blueberry bread