Forgo The Fryer: 17 Baked Recipes That Cut the Calories
You know that guilt you feel after crashing your diet with more than seven helpings of golden French fries? Why must fried food be so delicious?! We’re here to fight back and win the battle of the bulge with 17 tips on how to skip the oil and still eat our favorite, typically fried dishes. Before you read on, better go preheat that oven.
4. Baked Eggs in a Basket: This delicious breakfast dish is known by many names. No matter what you call it, it’s a slice of bread plus an egg, fried in butter. Now let’s ditch the butter and bake that sucker. (via Chocolate and Chilies)
5. Baked Chocolate Frosted Donuts: While we’re talking about breakfast, let’s take a moment to talk about donuts. This recipe bakes them and covers them in chocolate icing. Hallelujah. (via Sally’s Baking Addiction)
10. Baked Scotched Eggs: We wouldn’t always encourage putting State Fair food on your table, but these eggs are too good to pass up — hard boiled eggs, covered in savory sausage and rolled in corn flakes, then baked to crunchy perfection. (via Left Side of the Table)
14. Baked Chicken Nuggets: These little baked nuggets are perfect for you busy moms. With a five minute prep time, there’s no reason not to sub them in place of the chicken nuggets from the freezer section. (via The Endless Meal)
What do you bake instead of fry? We want to know below.