Simple. Yummy.

Simple foods are often the best: easy to prepare yet good to eat. Today we serve some meals which fill the bill. We can have good food and eat it too!  Got a craving for something else?  Eat it tomorrow. With the Fasting Lifestyle it all works to our benefit.

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

three 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.                                                                                                                                 blackish 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!”

Beet & Bleu Cheese Salad   288 cal    11 g fat   5.3 g fiber   13.7 g protein       39 g carb  424 mg Calcium    GF  PB     This recipe takes me back to a little restaurant 2 blocks north of Notre Dame in Paris. Dinner at Au Bougnat was a treat and this meal evokes fond memories.Beet & Bleu Cheese Salad

2.5 oz beets, cooked, skinned, sliced or cubed, cooled                                                                            1 and 1/4 oz bleu cheese, cubed or crumbled                                                                                                      1.5 oz tomato, sliced or cubed                                                                                                                             3.5 walnut halves [or use slivered almonds if you don’t eat walnuts]                                                     1 oz white beans, rinsed and drained if using canned                                                                                2.5 c. salad greens                                                                                                                                                    3/4 tsp olive oil + 3/4 tsp balsamic vinegar                                                                                       garnishes: pansy, chive, or nastursum flowers; scallions

Assemble and prep all vegetable ingredients. Whisk oil and vinegar in a wide bowl. Put greens in the bowl and toss. Place in serving bowl and arrange the other ingredients on top. Add a few garnishes. Voila! A beautiful meal.

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