Around the month of March, people get tired of winter. Imagine that!? Cabin Fever sets in and they get grumpy. And then they eat. What could be a better antidote than some fine meals featuring Bleu Cheese? When following the Fasting Lifestyle, food should lift our spirits and make us happy. Cue Pharrell Williams music. For National Nutrition Month, read this: https://www.yahoo.com/news/30-simple-health-tips-try-day-march-155925900.html
Bleu Cheese Bake: 292 calories 7.3 g fat 2.3 g fiber 14.3 g protein 37 g carbs 250.7 mg Calcium PB GF You’ll go ga-ga over these flavors!
1 two-oz egg ¼ oz bleu cheese, crumbly rather than creamy 1 Tbsp fatfree cottage cheese, drained 2 oz applesauce, unsweetened, with 2-3 raspberries mixed into it 5-6 oz green smoothie or fruit smoothie or natural apple cider black-ish coffee, black-ish tea, or lemon in hot water
Mash the cheeses together with a fork and whisk in the egg. Bake in a lightly-spritzed ramekin at 350 degrees until cooked through, about 12-15 minutes. Dish up the applesauce, pour the smoothie, pour your beverage.
Beet & Bleu Cheese Salad: 288 calories 11 g fat 5.3 g fiber 13.7 g. protein 19.5 g carb 212 mg Calcium PB GF This recipe takes me back to a delightful restaurant 2 blocks north of Notre Dame in Paris. You will enjoy the earthy flavors and beauty of this 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 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.