FRENCH TOAST

Ingredients
2 eggs
1tbsp vanilla extract
½ tsp cinnamon
sliced bread

Preparation
In a bowl beat eggs with vanilla and cinnamon, soak the bread. In a medium skillet coated with cooking spray start laying the bread and cook 3 minutes on each side.

Fantastic Frittata – Chef Sergio

FRITTATA

Ingredients
Vegetable oil cooking spray
1 onion, sliced #4 cone
1potato, sliced #4 cone
2 cloves garlic, chopped
½ cup frozen peas
¼ cup corn
4 eggs
2 egg whites
salt and pepper TT
1 tbs grated cheese #1 cone

Preparation
Heat a medium skillet coated with cooking spray, cook yellow onion and garlic over medium heat, stirring, 5 minutes. Add peas and corn; stir 5 minutes. Add potatoes. Whisk eggs, egg whites, 2 tablespoon milk and salt and pepper in a bowl. Stir in potato mixture. In another skillet coated with cooking spray, cook egg mixture over medium heat 1 minute. Lower temperature to low and cover, bake until eggs are set and center is slightly runny, 6 to 8 minutes. Sprinkle cheese on top and cook for another minute.

Berry Parfait – Chef Sergio

fruit_yogurt parfet

Ingredient
1 cup yogurt
Juice and zest of 3 lemons, divided
1/4 cup sugar
½ cup blueberries
½ cup raspberries ½ cup strawberries
2 tablespoons sugar
1/2 cup granola crumbs

Preparation
1.In a large bowl mix together berries, lemon zest and ½ tbs of lemon juice.
2. Set out 4 large wine or parfait glasses. In each, layer 1/4 berries, 1/4 cup yogurt, 2 teaspoons granola, 1 teaspoon agave nectar and 1 teaspoon of sugar. Repeat all layers twice in each glass.

Chocolate Tofu pudding

chocolate tofu pudding
Directions
Makes 4 half-cup servings

1 pound soft silken tofu (16 ounces)
2 tablespoons cocoa powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/3-1/2 cup maple syrup (to taste)
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Place all ingredients in a blender and process until completely smooth. Spoon into small bowls and chill well before serving.

Nutrition Information
Per 1/2-cup serving:
calories: 150; fat: 3.5 g; saturated fat: 0.7 g; calories from fat: 21%; cholesterol: 0 mg; protein: 8.4 g; carbohydrates: 22.3 g; sugar: 17.5 g; fiber: 1 g; sodium: 191 mg; calcium: 58 mg; iron: 1.9 mg; vitamin C: 0 mg; beta-carotene: 0 mcg; vitamin E: 0.2 mg
Recipe from Jennifer Raymond, found in Patricia Bertron’s book, Healthy Eating for Life to Prevent and Treat Diabetes

Guacamole – With A TWIST

OK… so it may seem strange at 1st… just give it a try! The peas cut the fat and increase the nutrition!

1 cup frozen green peas
1 ripe avocado, peeled
1/2 cup mild salsa
1 clove garlic, minced
1 scallion, minced (optional)
juice of 1 lemon
1/2 teaspoon cumin
1 tablespoon fresh cilantro, chopped (optional)
salt and pepper, to taste

Thaw peas. Cut avocado into large chunks. Mash avocado and peas together using a potato masher or fork, or, if a very creamy texture is desired, in a food processor or vitamix.
Mix in salsa, garlic, scallion (if using), lemon juice, cumin, and cilantro (if using.) Add salt and pepper to taste.

Nutrition Information
Per 1/2-cup serving:
Calories: 76; Fat: 4.4 g; Saturated Fat: .6 g; Calories from Fat: 96.8%; Cholesterol: 0 mg
Protein: 2.4 g; Carbohydrates: 8.4 g; Sugar: 2.2 g; Fiber: 3.2 g; Sodium: 472 mg;
Calcium: 22 mg; Iron: 1 mg; Vitamin C: 7.2 mg; Beta-Carotene: 380 mcg
Vitamin E: .8 mg
From The Survivor’s Handbook: Eating Right for Cancer Survival, by Neal Barnard

Black Bean Spread – Vegan!

This simple bean dip is versatile and virtually fat-free. Keeping your fat intake low is crucial for keeping hormone levels within healthy limits to lower breast and prostate cancer risk. Add cumin to this recipe for added flavor and antioxidants. Enjoy this dip on crackers, raw vegetables, or as a sandwich spread.

Directions
Makes 6 servings

1 15-ounce can black beans, drained and rinsed, or 1 1/2 cups of cooked beans
1 cup salsa
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin (optional)
Combine beans and salsa in a food processor or blender and process until smooth. Add cumin, if using

Nutrition Information
Per serving (1/6 of recipe):
81 Calories, 0.4 g Fat, 0.1 g Saturated Fat, 4.2% Calories from Fat, 0 mg Cholesterol, 4.7 g Protein, 15.4 g Carbohydrate, 2.7 g Sugar, 3.8 g Fiber, 280 mg Sodium, 47 mg Calcium, 1.6 mg Iron, 6.4 mg Vitamin C, 172 mcg Beta-Carotene, 0.6 mg Vitamin

Tempeh Tacos

tempeh taco
Just because we have always had taco’s with lettuce, sour cream and meat… doesn’t mean we have to continue with old habits!

Tempeh Tacos are served with Spinach and guacamole with peas in it! That’s right PEAS!

1 package Tempeh
½ onion
2 cloves garlic
1 tomato
Serrano Peppers
4 – 6 Mushrooms
Taco Seasoning
taco shells
Spinach
tomato diced
onion
Salsa

Preheat skillet and sauté garlic, onion, peppers and mushrooms. Add tempeh and taco seasoning mix.