22 Egg Recipes (Gotta love eggs)! Part I

If you love eggs like I do, then you too believe that eggs are not just for breakfast. In fact, there are so many ways in which to prepare eggs that you can eat them any time of the day. Not only are eggs filled with protein, they are especially easy to prepare.

And if that is not exciting enough for you then, then you are going to jump for joy with what I came across on BuzzFeed, 22 Brillant Ways to Eat Eggs For Dinner, provided by Marie Telling. I will be breaking this into two posts.  However, by clicking on the above URL you’ll find all twenty-two recipes.

Unfortunately, for me, my wife is not an egg lover, which means I don’t have a guinea pig to try them out on. I guess I will just have to host a Dinner Egg Party! Enjoy the recipes :). Lois

1. Spaghetti Marinara With Poached Eggs

I gotta tell ya, I’ve never thought of adding a poached egg to my pasta, but in thinking about the different textures I can easily see how this might be yummy. I mean wow, just the way it looks, makes me want to give it a try. Go here for the full recipe.

2. Fried Rice

If you grew up in New York, most of the Chinese Restaurants prepare their fried rice with eggs already. However, did you know that the best way to reheat your fried rice is in a frying pan with a little oil and a couple of eggs and cheese? Give this recipe a try and add a slice of cheese on top, mmm. Go here for this recipe.

Fast, easy, and always satisfying. Get the recipe here.

3. Turmeric Sweet Potatoes, Poached Eggs, and Lemon Dressing

I am looking forward to trying this recipe. I have to admit that the lemon dressing seems to be a little out there, however, a little lemon flavor does go very well with sweet potatoes and yams. Go here for this recipe.

 

4. Sesame Roasted Asparagus, Egg, and Bacon Salad

Anything that has bacon and eggs in its ingredients, have to be good right? Yum! I love my asparagus seasoned and crunchy, how do you like yours? This recipe is definitely a keeper for me. Go here for the recipe.

 

5. Baked Eggs With Spinach and Mushrooms

This is a recipe that I would definitely have to add some additional flavor too. While I love spinach, it does not have a desirable taste. I usually add crush red pepper and a little bacon grease to my spinach to give it a different taste. In looking at this particular recipe, I also see myself adding White American Slices as well. Go here for the recipe.

6. Zucchini Crust Pizza

Anyone for pizza? Looking at this picture, you have to admit that this looks yummy! This is the type of recipe one tries out on the weekend with a bunch of friends over, laughing and throwing back a couple of beers or wine coolers. Go here for the recipe.

Low-carb and delicious. Get the recipe here.

7. Mushroom, Leek, and Fontina Frittata

Are you into quiche,?  That’s what came to mind when l first saw this recipe.  There are a couple of things that I will swap out and use substitutes instead to make me it more appealing to my palate.  I suggest you do the same if some of the ingredients are not to your liking.  All in all, I think this is a winner.  

Get the recipe here.

A hearty and comforting recipe. You can easily turn into a full meal by serving it with some salad.Get the recipe here.

 

8. Eggs in Squash Rings

Mmm, eggs and squash, yum, yum, yum! Delicious and easy to make. 

9. Goat Cheese Scrambled Eggs With Pesto Veggies

I’ve never tried goat cheese so this recipe will be a surprise to my palate.  I have, however, tried eggs with vegetables, so I am looking forward to trying this recipe as it stands. 

Get the recipe here.

Breakfast for dinner for grown-ups. Get the recipe here.

 

10. Ham, Eggs, and Cheese Grilled Cheese

Ok, this recipe is quite simple and in my opinion one that we’ve all tried, the only difference being the use of a waffle maker.  I have done this on George Forman grill so any portable grill will work fine with this recipe.

Get the recipe here.

 

 

11. Spring Vegetable Egg Casserole

When I hear the casserole, the first thing that comes to mind is entertaining.  This is a quick easy recipe that can be accompanied by a nice healthy salad. 

Get the recipe here.

 

 

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Tasty Tuesday: Buffalo Cauliflower

Well Hello There,

Please excuse my lateness, and lack of posting recipes, but shyt happens, LOL!  I am running way behind schedule today, so I am going to post something very simple and hopefully something I have not posted previously.

I recently remodeled my office and there are still things that have not gotten filed away, labeled or even covered with contact paper.  A slow process but I am diligently working on it.

Today’s yummy recipe is Buffalo Cauliflower with Edgy Veg.  I thought that I would switch up a bit, so today you get to actually see a very energetic individual give you a presentation, and as a bonus, if you like her you can easily just subscribe directly to her channel.  Sweet, right?  Enjoy!  LP

 

Sheet-Pan Steak and Rainbow Veggies

Although I have recently cut down on my meat intake, when I came across this recipe I just had to share it.  It’s so simple and one could easily substitute the steak with any type of meat that takes minutes to cook in the oven. This yummy recipe also comes courtesy of Alix Traeger and Greg P. Gleason/Tasty.  Great for a Friday night or Saturday afternoon or evening.  Lois.

INGREDIENTS

Vegetables

1½ cups cherry tomatoes

1 large carrot, cut into coins

1 yellow bell pepper, 1-inch dices

1 medium-size red onion, 1-inch dices

10 asparagus spears, trimmed and cut in half

3-4 tablespoons olive oil

Salt, to taste

Pepper, to taste

4-5 garlic cloves

4-5 sprigs of thyme

Steak

1 pound sirloin steak, or favorite cut

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 garlic clove

Salt

Pepper

PREPARATION

# Preheat oven to 400°F/200˚C.

# Prepare the vegetables.

# Place cherry tomatoes, carrots, yellow bell pepper, red onion, and asparagus evenly on a baking tray. (Try not to let the vegetables overlap too much, so that they roast properly.)

# Season with olive oil, salt, and pepper (to taste).

# Add garlic cloves and sprigs of thyme on top of the vegetables.

# Roast vegetables for 15 minutes.

# Bring back the tray and push vegetables to the side to make room for the steak.

# Place the steak in the middle of the pan and season both sides with salt and pepper.

# Top the steak with a sprig of thyme and a clove of garlic.

# Place back in oven for 10 more minutes or until desired doneness is reached.

# Allow the steak to rest for 5-10 minutes.

# Plate the vegetables and top with cut steak.

# Enjoy!

Here’s The YouTube Video To Show You How It’s Done:

One-Skillet Chicken Pot Pie

Good Afternoon,

I am running a little behind today so I will begin with a nice hearty meal.  One=Skillet Chicken Pot Pie a recipe submitted by Alix Traeger and Greg P. Gleason over at Tasty.  This is definitely a recipe I will try because I usually make my chicken pot pies the old fashion way with crust on the bottom and top, however, things are about to change.. Lois .:)

INGREDIENTS

Servings: 4-6

1 tablespoon olive oil

1½ pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cubed

½ white onion, chopped

2 cloves garlic, minced

1 cup gold potatoes, cubed

2 cups frozen peas and carrots

4 tablespoons all-purpose flour

4 tablespoons butter

2 cups chicken broth

Salt, to taste

Pepper, to taste

1 store-bought pie crust, thawed if frozen

PREPARATION

1. Preheat oven to 400˚F/200˚C.

2. Season chicken with salt and pepper, and heat oil over a cast-iron skillet. Add the cubed chicken, cooking until no longer pink. Remove chicken and set aside.

3. To the same skillet, add the onions and garlic. Sauté until translucent.

4. Add potatoes and sauté about 5 minutes.

5. Add peas and carrots, and stir again.

6. Add the butter to the vegetable and allow to melt.

7. Sprinkle the flour, covering the vegetables, and quickly stir to avoid lumps.

8. Pour in chicken broth and bring to a boil to thicken sauce.

9. Season with salt and pepper. Remove from heat.

10. Place pie dough over the chicken and vegetable mixture, and seal along the edges of the skillet with your fingers.

11. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until golden brown.

12. Enjoy!

Here’s the YouTube Video To Show You How It’s Done:

 

 

Lunch: Chicken Parm Bites

Here’s a quick easy recipe for when you just want something light or if you are having friends over for watching a game.  It’s called Chicken Parm Bites, also found on Tasty/BuzzFeed and was submitted by Greg P. Gleason.  It looks exceptionally delicious and who doesn’t like a little gooeyness of flavor?  I’m a little sad that I am now a vegetarian :(). Lois.

 

INGREDIENTS

Servings: 2-3

1 pound chicken tenders

1 ball mozzarella cheese

2 cups panko bread crumbs

1 tablespoon garlic powder

1 tablespoon dried basil

1 tablespoon dried parsley

1 tablespoon salt

½ cup flour

2 eggs

Oil to fry

1 cup marinara sauce

Here’s the YouTube Video:

PREPARATION

1. Cut the chicken tenders into 1.5-inch pieces.

2. Take a knife and carefully cut a hole into the chicken tenders. Make sure to not cut all the way to the other side.

3. Stuff the holes with mozzarella cheese.

4. Add garlic powder, dried basil, dried parsley, and salt to the panko bread crumbs.

5. Batter the chicken in flour, egg, then panko bread crumb mixture.

6. Add around 1-inch of oil to a pan and heat until around 350˚F/175˚C.

7. Fry the chicken on both sides until fully cooked and golden brown.

8. Serve with marinara sauce and garnish with more parmesan cheese. Enjoy!

Romantic Dinner For Two:

Here is a simple romantic dinner for two courtesy of Pierce Abernathy, BuzzFeed Tasty.  A yummy looking Herb Crusted Salmon and a one-pan Peanut Butter Brownie.  As you can and see Pierce didn’t leave anything out, he even included the type of wine that goes great with salmon.  Save this recipe for a special evening with that special person you want to impress, Lois.

Salmon Dinner one an peanut butter brownie

 

Here’s the YouTube video to show you how it’s done.

INGREDIENTS

Garlic Smashed Potatoes
12-14 baby gold potatoes
2 tablespoons butter
½ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon pepper
3 cloves garlic

Herb Crusted Salmon
2 Salmon Fillets
5 cloves garlic
¼ cup parsley
2 tablespoons chives
2 tablespoons dill
½ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon pepper
2 tablespoons olive oil
¼ cup lemon juice
1 bunch asparagus
parmesan to taste (optional)

Chocolate Peanut Butter Skillet Brownie
¾ cup brownie mix prepared
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 egg
1 tablespoon water
⅓ cup peanut butter

PREPARATION

Garlic Smashed Potatoes
1. Boil potatoes in a medium pot for 15-20 minutes or until tender.
2. Place boiled potatoes on a parchment covered oven tray and smash each potato down leaving the skin intact.
3. Mix melted butter, garlic, salt and pepper and brush mixture onto potatoes.
4. Bake at 425˚F/220˚C for 15-20 minutes or until crispy.
5. Garnish with thyme.
6. Enjoy!

Herb Crusted Salmon
1. In a small bowl combine parsley, chives, dill, olive oil, garlic, salt, pepper and lemon juice.
2. Place salmon and asparagus on parchment covered oven tray.
3. Drizzle with olive oil and garnish with salt and pepper.
4. Spoon herb mix onto salmon fillets and coat evenly.
5. Bake at 425˚F/220˚C for 12-14 minutes.
6. Enjoy!

Chocolate Peanut Butter Skillet Brownie
1. In a medium mixing bowl, combine brownie mix, oil, water, and an egg and stir until evenly mixed.
2. Transfer mix into skillet.
3. Spoon softened peanut butter into skillet and mix in using a knife.
4. Bake at 350˚F for 10-15 minutes or until toothpick comes out of the brownie clear.
5. If desired, garnish with ice cream.
6. Enjoy!

 

Lunch: Roasted Shrimp & Veggie Salad

Preparing lunch should b easy and mouth-watering, don’t you agree?  Well, thanks to Mercedes Sandoval you get just that with this delicious Roasted Shrimp & Veggie Salad.  Mmm, I so can not wait to try this salad over the weekend. Lois

Roasted Shrimp Veggie Salad

 

This Roasted Shrimp And Veggie Salad Is Perfect For A Filling Lunch

Servings: 2

INGREDIENTS

1 cup cherry tomatoes, sliced
1 cup carrots, shredded
1 cup yellow bell pepper, diced
1 cup red onion, diced
1 cup asparagus, diced
1 pound shrimp
Olive oil
Chili powder
Oregano
Salt
Pepper
Lime juice
Large handful of mixed greens

Chili Lime Vinaigrette Dressing:
3 tablespoons lime juice
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon honey
½ teaspoon chili powder
Salt, to taste
Pepper, to taste

PREPARATION

1. Preheat oven to 400˚F/200˚C.
2. Add cut vegetables to a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Drizzle in olive oil and sprinkle with seasonings to your preference. Bake for 10 minutes.
3. Move veggies to the side to make space in the center of the baking sheet and add shrimp in a single layer. Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with seasonings and lime juice to your preference. Bake for 5-8 minutes, until shrimp is fully cooked. Be careful not to overcook.
4. Mix dressing ingredients together in a small bowl.
5. In a large salad bowl, combine mixed greens, roasted shrimp, veggies, and vinaigrette dressing together.
6. Serve and enjoy!