eggs, bread, and cheese oh my!


Egg Sandwich

Toast 1 whole wheat english muffin to desired crispness. Scramble one large egg and cook in 1t vegetable oil over medium-high heat until cooked through but moist. Place egg on english muffin, top with 1T shredded cheese (reduced fat), 1/3c spinach and a dash of Frank’s Red Hot sauce. Serves 1. Points Plus: 5

Mediterranean Salad

Dice 1/2 medium red onion, 1/2 medium cucumber, and quarter 16 cherry tomatoes. Combine vegetables in a serving bowl with salt, pepper and 2t olive oil. Add in 1/2c rinsed garbanzo beans. Stir to combine. Serves 2. Points Plus: 2.

I served this with impromptu flat bread. I cooked 1/2 whole wheat pizza dough (from the store) at 375 for 15 minutes. I topped the ‘flat bread’ with 1t olive oil and salt/pepper. Serves 2. Points Plus: 3

Penne with Roasted Shrimp and Vegetables

Chop 1/3c mushrooms, 1 crown of broccoli, 6 cherry tomatoes into bite size pieces.Devein 10 medium shrimp. I keep the shell on because I find the shrimp stay more succulent this way. Roast veggies and shrimp in the oven with 2t olive oil, 1t salt, 1/2t pepper for 12-16 minutes at 400. Cook 3oz whole wheat pasta as directed on box, then drain reserving 3T cooking water. Combine drained pasta with 1T goat cheese and 1/4c shredded mozzarella cheese in a serving bowl. Mix cheese with pasta until melted, add water slowly if needed. Mix in shrimp and veggies. Toss to coat. Serves: 2. Points Plus: 8

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