Green Eggs and Lamb

Ham or Lamb for Easter? Whichever was on your table last Sunday can reappear in Fast meals this week.  How easy it is to continue the Fasting Lifestyle!

Green Eggs & Ham   295 calories      8.8 g  fat    15.9 g   protein      25.1 carb        GFgreen eggs & ham w: apple

3 2-oz eggs of which you will use 1 ½ eggs per person HINT: If you are serving one person, crack three 2-oz eggs into a small bowl or glass measuring cup. Whip up those eggs and pour half of their volume into a jar with a lid and put it in the ‘fridge for next week.

1 oz. ground or chopped ham                                                                                                                             1 green onion, chopped white and green parts or use fresh chives                                                           1 and 1/2 oz apple or ½ cup berries NB: Northern fruits are more healthy than tropicals. Andrew Weil said so.                                                                                                                                      coffee or tea or lemon with hot water                                                                                                               5-6 oz fruit smoothie or natural apple cider

Whisk the eggs with salt & pepper to taste. Put the white part of the onion into a hot pan sprayed with cooking oil. Stir around for a few seconds. Add the eggs. When bottom of eggs begin to set, sprinkle the ham & green scallions over the eggs, scramble to taste, and plate. Brew the beverage, pour the smoothie or cider, prep the fruit, and “Eat them! Eat them, here they are!”

Moroccan Lamb:   277 calories      10.7 g fat      18.1 g. protein         30.6 g. carb         GF                Mint, cumin, and coriander will make your meal taste like a trip to Marrakesh.Moroccan Lamb

3 oz roast lamb                                                                                                                                                         ½ cup peas mint or cilantro                                                                                                                             1/3 cup canned white beans, drained and rinsed                                                                                            Moroccan seasoning or ground cumin                                                                                                      mint tea

Gently warm the meat by steaming or in a microwave. Cook the peas, drain and stir in a pinch of dried mint or dried cilantro. Heat the beans with the Moroccan seasoning or cumin to taste. This is best served with mint tea.

As I keep burbling on about how great the Fasting Lifestyle is, you might be sneering on the sidelines, saying ‘I don’t believe it.” Read this article from the Guardian, “Fasting facts: is the 5:2 diet too good to be true?”   http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/wordofmouth/2015/jan/27/fasting-facts-is-the-52-diet-too-good-to-be-true

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