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My Lunch Today - rather labor intensive but really good :-)


Saturday, July 12, 2014

I went to the Farmers' Market this morning and came home with so many delicious vegetables - including zucchini and eggplant. I decided to oven roast diagonal slices of eggplant, z-squash, and sweet peppers (no added oil). Meanwhile I took some white beans (1.5 C) out of the freezer (I had cooked them several weeks ago and stored in zip lock bags) and decided to experiment with them as a "smear" for a sandwich (a la Mark Bittman, NYTimes food editor, who has increased plants in his diet). I defrosted the beans, added a bunch of basil and garlic with pepper and a few walnuts, blended it together, and it was a great spread/smear.

The assembly began: Brownberry 100% WW sandwich thins, the smear on each slice, fresh tomato, red onion, roasted pepper, z-squash and eggplant. Such a great medley of flavor. Hummus would have been a good spread, too.

This is something I could serve company - with side dishes of raw beet and carrot salad and/or roasted Yukon Gold potatoes with Kale. A couple of Greek olives on the side for garnish and a punch also would have been good.


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IMLOCOLINDA 7/15/2014 11:26PM

    Sounds great! I absolutely love roasted veggies!

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68ANNE 7/15/2014 6:37PM

    ok,
now I'm hungry........

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MORTICIAADDAMS 7/13/2014 2:57PM

    Sounds like you are eating high off the hog!!!! LOL.

Comment edited on: 7/13/2014 2:58:14 PM

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AQUAGIRL08 7/13/2014 12:05PM

    Sounds different but delicious!

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PGHP31CK 7/12/2014 10:58PM

    Sounds wonderful!!

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THINFITFEMINIST 7/12/2014 8:03PM

    emoticon

We've gotten too dam lazy over the years since convenience phood has come about. We think that making a meal from scratch with healthy ingredients is work.

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