Food filled Fridays...

Mar 9, 2012

Breakfast -
Ham and egg bites

Lay sliced ham in buttered muffin cups.  Fill with goodies (cheese, peppers, spinach, etc.).  Pour egg over top.  Bake at 350 for 15-20 minutes.  Run knife around edge of cup and pop out egg bite. Serve hot or cold.



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Cucumber and tzatziki - bought the tzatziki from sprouts, but would love to make this from scratch if anyone has a good recipe to recommend.

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Edamame and cottage cheese -
Mixed edamame with a splash of soy, toasted sesame oil and ginger.  HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!

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Snack idea sent to me by my dear friend Joana...thank you for this tasty treat.
Salted coconut flakes -
What you need -
1 1/2 cups unsweetened coconut flakes
1 tbs coconut oil
1 tsp sea salt

How to make:
Heat oil in microwavable bowl or over the stove top.  Mix coconut flakes to cover in melted oil.  Sprinkle sea salt and mix.  Line a baking tray with foil and bake at 350 for 4-5 minutes until golden brown.  Should be crunchy bites of sweet and salty goodness. 

Dinner -

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Whole wheat pasta (1 lb), asparagus, mushrooms, sweet peppers (5 small peppers), onions (1), garlic (3 cloves, sliced) and spicy sausage tossed with 2 tbs of butter and a handful of parmesean.

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Salmon, quinoa, and avocado salad

What you need for avocado salad:
3 avocados
handful of cherry tomatoes sliced or whole (about one cup)
1 14oz can of palm hearts sliced into thin circles

1 1/2 tbs lime juice
1/4 tsp oregano
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper
1/4 tsp brown sugar
2 tbs apple cider vinegar
2 tbs olive oil
2 tbs walnut oil

Gently toss avocados, tomatoes and palm hearts.  In a separate bowl mix lime juice, oregano, salt, pepper, brown sugar and vinegar.  Slowly whisk in oil.  Pour dressing over avocado mix.  Toss and enjoy!

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