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Breakfast Apple Nachos

2 apples, sliced
1/4 c. peanut butter, microwaved for 20 seconds
1/4 c. crushed graham crackers
1/4 c. chopped strawberries
1/4 c. blueberries
Raisins, for topping
Honey, for garnish



  On a large plate, arrange apple slices on top of one another. Drizzle peanut butter over apples and top with desired toppings. Finish with a drizzle of honey. Serve.


Recipe courtesy of Delish




Baked Lemon Sage Tilapia

Serves 4
Ingredients
2 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
4 tilapia fillets, (6 oz. each)
1 Tbsp. Dijon mustard
2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
2 Tbsp. finely chopped fresh sage
1 Tbsp. fresh lemon zest
1/4 tsp. sea salt
1/4 tsp. freshly ground pepper
Nonstick cooking spray


  Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Prepare a baking dish with nonstick cooking spray. Lay fish onto the baking dish; spread Dijon on top of each fillet, then drizzle fish with lemon juice and sprinkle with sage, lemon zest, sea salt and pepper.

Bake for 15 minutes or until fish is completely cooked.

Remove from oven; serve warm.

Recipe courtesy of Clean Eating with Amie Valpone




Breakfast Banana Splits

1 banana, split lengthwise
1 c. vanilla yogurt
1/4 blueberries
1/4 chopped strawberries
4 tbsp. granola
Honey, for drizzling


  Place banana slices in a long narrow serving dish. Scoop yogurt on top. Drizzle with honey and top with blueberries, strawberries and granola. Serve immediately.


Recipe courtesy of delish


Budda Bowl

½ cup olive oil, divided
½ a sweet potato, diced
1 carrot, diced
1 zucchini, diced
2 tsp chili powder
2 tsp cumin
Salt and Pepper to taste
¼ cup tahini
2 large avocados, sliced in half and pits removed
Lemon juice
½ cup cooked quinoa

  Preheat oven to 350F. In a bowl, toss ¼ cup olive oil, sweet potato, carrot, zucchini, chili powder, cumin, salt and pepper. Roast vegetables in a baking tray until tender and golden brown, about 40 minutes.

In a small food processor, combine remaining olive oil, tahini, flesh of 1 avocado and lemon juice; blend. If needed add small amounts of water to thin dressing.

Heat grill to medium-high. Brush flesh of remaining avocado with oil, place cut side down onto grill to char, remove. Cool; remove skin and slice.

Divide quinoa, vegetables and avocado into 2 bowls. Drizzle with avocado tahini. Makes 2 servings.

Recipe courtesy of Del Rey Avocado, RV Aquacates, West park Avocado, Mission Produce

Cauliflower Pizza

1 large head cauliflower
8 large eggs, divided
1 c. shredded white Cheddar
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 tsp. paprika
kosher salt
Freshly ground black pepper
1 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
1 large onion
2 red bell peppers, chopped
1 c. ham
1 1/2 c. Shredded Monterey Jack
Freshly chopped chives, for garnish

  Preheat oven to 425º and line a baking sheet with parchment. Grate cauliflower on small side of box grater to form fine crumbs. Transfer to a large bowl.

To bowl add 2 eggs, white cheddar, garlic, and paprika and season with salt and pepper. Stir until combined.

Transfer dough to prepared baking sheet and pat into a crust. Bake until golden and dried out, 25 minutes.

Meanwhile, in a large skillet over medium heat, heat oil. Add onion and peppers and cook until soft, 8 minutes. Stir in ham. In a small bowl, whisk together remaining 6 eggs and season with salt and pepper. Pour eggs into skillet and scramble, 3 minutes.

Remove cauliflower crust from oven and heat broiler. Spread a thin layer of salsa on top. Top with scrambled eggs and Monterey jack.

Broil until cheese is golden, 2 minutes.

Garnish with chives and serve.


Recipe courtesy of delish

Citrus Roasted Shrimp

8 easy peel 13/15 shrimp
1 large naval orange
1 large lemon
5 fresh sage leaves
Black pepper, to taste
1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
Salt, to taste























  Heat oven to 375F. Thaw the shrimp under cold running water and remove the shells leaving the tail on. Slice the orange and lemon into ¼ inch thick slices. Arrange the citrus in an ovenproof stainless or non-reactive pan. Arrange the shrimp over the citrus. Arrange the sage leaves over the shrimp. Season with fresh black pepper.

Roast for 12-13 minutes, until the shrimp is just done. Remove from the oven, drizzle with extra virgin olive oil and salt to taste. Serve hot. Makes 2-4 servings.

Recipe courtesy of Chicken of the Sea Frozen Foods



















Easy Frittata

8 large eggs
1/3 c. heavy cream
3/4 c. shredded mozzarella
Kosher salt
Freshly ground black pepper
Pinch red pepper flakes
2 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
1 shallot, minced
3 cloves garlic, minced
8 oz. baby bella mushrooms, sliced
1/2 c. ricotta
3 c. baby spinach






















  Preheat oven to 375°. In a medium bowl whisk together eggs, heavy cream, and mozzarella. Season with salt, pepper, and a pinch red pepper flakes.

In a large skillet over medium heat, heat oil. Add shallot and garlic and cook until soft, 5 minutes then add mushrooms and cook until soft, another 5 minutes more. Add spinach and cook until wilted, 2 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.

Pour egg mixture into skillet then dollop with ricotta and transfer skillet to oven.
Bake until eggs are just set, 12 minutes.

Recipe courtesy of Makinze Gore


















Guacamole Toast

2 ripe avocados
Juice of 1 lime
1/2 tsp. kosher salt
1/2 c. cherry tomatoes, quartered
1/2 small red onion, minced
1/2 jalapeño, minced
1 clove garlic, minced
4 slices sourdough bread, toasted
1 tbsp. fresh cilantro, chopped





















  In a bowl, mash together avocado with lime juice and kosher salt. Stir in tomatoes, onion, jalapeno, and garlic until combined.

Spread on slices of bread, then sprinkle with cilantro.

Recipe courtesy of delish


















jerk salmon

1½ lb fresh Salmon filet
4 scallions, chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 jalapeno pepper, seeds and ribs removed, dices
1 Tbsp brown sugar
1 tsp thyme
1 Tbsp ground ginger
1 Tbsp allspice
2 tsp cinnamon
2 tsp smoked paprika
½ tsp cayenne pepper, or to taste
2 tsp sea salt
¼ c soy sauce
6 Tbsp olive oil, divided
Juice of 2 limes ( about ¼ cup)




















  Rinse salmon, pat dry. Cut into 4 (6 oz) portions. Place in a large zip-close bag.

Mix scallions, garlic, jalapeno, sugar, thyme, spices, salt, soy sauce, 4 Tbsp olive oil and lime juice. Pour over salmon and seal bag; turn bag over to evenly coat salmon. Marinate 2 to 4 hours.

Preheat oven to 400F. Heat remaining oil over high heat in an ovenproof skillet. Sear salmon on one side about 1 minute. Flip and cook until pale pink, about 1 more minute.

Transfer skillet to oven, bake 6-8 minutes, until salmon flakes easily ( 145 F internal temperature). Allow salmon to rest 3-5 minutes. Makes 4 servings.

Recipe courtesy of Multiexport Foods

















Pepper Egg-in-a-Hole

4 bell peppers (assorted colors), tops and seeds removed
1 c. shredded Cheddar
4 slices bacon, cooked and chopped
kosher salt
Freshly ground black pepper
4 large eggs
Freshly chopped parsley, for garnish



















  Preheat oven to 400º. In each bell pepper half, add cheddar and cooked bacon. Crack an egg on top and season with salt and pepper.
Bake until whites are cooked and yolks slightly runny, 20 to 25 minutes.
Garnish with parsley.


Recipe courtesy of delish


















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