Every bride needs some nourishment on her big day, even if she is a little too nervous to eat much. I thought my bride needed something special. Something filling, something full of nutritious foods and something delicious for Saturday morning primping on her wedding day.

Congratulations Morgan & Ryan!!

Mini Smoked Salmon Quiches - makes 24

  • 6 organic eggs
  • 1/4 cup water
  • salt & pepper
  • 4 oz smoked salmon

Pre-heat oven to 400°.

Whisk together the eggs, water and salt & pepper.

Cut salmon into small pieces. Spray mini muffin tin with lots of cooking spray and place a piece of salmon in each tin. Pour egg mixture over top, filling almost to the top.

Bake for about 15 minutes, or until golden brown.

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