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Friday, July 20, 2012

Thurs. July 19th

Turkish Adana Kebob for Dinner!

Daily Tidbit:  Baba Ghanoush is this deliciously smoky lemony garlicky eggplant dip from Turkey that is not to be missed!  I have yet to replicate the smoky flavor at home, so I enjoy it whenever I have the chance at a traditional restaurant.   The one I enjoyed tonight did not disappoint! 

If you are up for trying it at home, here are a few recipes at the Food Network:

Turkey is located between the Middle East and the Mediterranean, which makes for an amazing bounty of culinary delights!  You don't have to look very far to find a reason to adopt a Mediterranean Diet... here are a few:


Homemade Whole Wheat Banana Bread

Whole Wheat Banana Bread with 2 Eggs Over Easy!

Breakfast: Whole Wheat Banana Bread & Eggs
1 piece of Homemade Banana Bread (recipe below)
topped with 1 tbsp of Brummel n Brown
2 Eggs, over easy
5 oz. OJ
Regular Coffee, black


Antipasto Salad for Lunch!

Lunch: Antipasto Salad
2 Turkey slices, rolled up
2 Ham slices, rolled up
1 piece of Reduced Fat Provolone Cheese, rolled up
1/4 cup of Artichoke Bean Dip (recipe from yesterday's post)
Baby Carrots
1/2 Avocado
Water with a splash of "Light" Lemonade


Multi Grain Tortilla Chips for a Snack!

Multi Grain Chip Ingredients

Multi Grain Chip Nutrition Info

Snack:  Bowl of Multi-Grain Tortilla Chips


Snack:  1/4 cup of dry roasted, lightly salted Peanuts, 1/2 cup 1% Milk


Dinner: Turkish Restaurant to celebrate a Friend's Birthday!

Deliciously Smokey Baba Ghanoush
Pita Bread!

Traditional Hummus

Turkish Salads Sampler

Appetizers to share at the table:
Baba Ghanoush & Hummus with Pita
Turkish Salad Sampler with Tomato, Eggplant salads
2 pieces of Pita bread
White Wine

Turkish Adana Kebob for Dinner!

Meal: Adana Kebob
Ground Lamb flavored with Red Bell Peppers, slightly seasoned with Paprika, and grilled on skewers, served with lettuce, tomato, red onion salad 
(It was also served with rice, but I decided not to eat it, full well knowing I was going to have a yummy dessert!)
White Wine


Dessert:  1 Scoop Cup of All Natural Pistachio Ice Cream.  Simple.  Delicious.  Perfect!


Amy's Whole Wheat Banana Bread Recipe:

3-4 Ripe Bananas
2 cups Whole Wheat Flour
2 Eggs
1/2 cup of Applesauce
1 tbsp of Honey
1 tsp salt
1 tsp Baking Soda

Mix the ingredients together and baked in greased loaf pan at 350 for 1 hour! 


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