Registered Dietitian Jamie Miller from The Village Health Clubs shares a recipe for a jalapeno poppers.


• 1/2 tablespoon olive oil

• 1/2 cup white onion, thinly sliced

• 4 jalapenos, thinly sliced OR 1 can (4.5oz) mild green chiles

• 1/2 cup frozen spinach OR 4 firmly packed cups fresh baby spinach

• 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

• 1/2 teaspoon salt

• 1/2 teaspoon pepper

• 1 1/2 cups liquid egg whites

• 5 eggs

• 3/4 cup cottage cheese

• 4 ounces cooked turkey bacon, deli turkey or ham, canadian bacon, etc.

• 1/2 cup 2% shredded cheddar or mozzarella cheese


In an medium skillet, heat olive oil at medium heat.

Add onions and jalapenos, and saute until onions are softened (1-2 minute).

Add spinach and stir and continue to cook until wilted, about 3-4 minutes.

Add salt, pepper, and garlic powder.

Turn off heat and let the vegetables cool.

In a medium bowl, whisk together eggs and egg whites, then stir in cottage cheese and meat of choice. Add in cooled sauteed veggies.

Pour mixture into a greased 9 inch baking dish.

Top with shredded cheese.

Bake at 350F for 45-60 minutes until your eggs are set and the top is beginning to brown.


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