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Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Mon. Oct 22nd

3 Cheese Mushroom Quiche over Arugula & Tomatoes for Dinner

Daily Tidbit:  Eat Olives to keep your brain sharp!  Olives are a delicious little fruit certain to give your meal a little zip (like in my Spaghetti Squash Puttanesca at Lunch today) and keep your brain healthy at the same time, check it out:



Mini-Wheats & Walnuts

Breakfast: Frosted Shredded Mini-Wheats & Walnuts

1 cup Frosted Shredded Mini-Wheats
1 cup Fat Free Milk
2 tbsp plain chopped Walnuts
5 oz. Orange Juice
Regular Coffee, black


Spaghetti Squash Puttanesca with Beans

Lunch: Spaghetti Squash Puttanesca
1 cup Spaghetti Squash
1 cup Organic No-Salt Added Marinara
1/2 cup canned White Cannellini Beans (rinsed/ drained)
1 tbsp Capers
5 Black Kalamata Olives
1 tbsp Parmesan Cheese
Green Tea, plain 


Pea Curry Dip with Carrots

Snack: Pea Curry Dip with Carrots

1/2 cup Pea Curry Dip (recipe below)
20 Baby Carrots 
Fat Free Milk

About an hour later I had another hot, plain Green Tea.


3 Cheese Mushroom Quiche over Arugula & Tomatoes

Dinner:  3 Cheese Mushroom No Crust Quiche over Arugula

3 Cheese Mushroom Quiche bites (recipe below)
2 large handfuls Arugula
8 Cherry Tomatoes
1 tbsp Lemon Tarragon Dressing
White Wine


Dessert:  Local Red Delicious Apple, Water



Pea Curry Dip Recipe:
Into food processor put:
1 cup thawed frozen Small Sweet Peas
1 cup canned White Cannellini Beans (rinsed/ drained)
2 Scallions
1/2 tsp Curry Powder
Salt, to taste

While processing the above items, stream in 1 tbsp EVOO.   Process to desired consistency and serve with Veggies, Crackers, Bread etc.

3 Cheese Mushroom No-Crust Quiche Recipe:
Preheat oven to 350 and grease casserole dish with Canola Oil Spray.

Into food processor put:
1 container of White Mushrooms
1 clove Garlic
1/2 small Red Onion

Process into rough chop consistency.  Meanwhile heat pan on stove, add 1 tbsp EVOO.  Once warmed add Mushroom mixture and saute 5 minutes.

Meanwhile in a separate large bowl add:
6 Eggs
1 cup Fat Free Milk
1/2 cup Part Skim Ricotta Cheese
1/2 cup Part Skim Mozzarella Cheese
1/2 cup Cheddar Cheese
1/2 tsp Salt

Mix ingredients well.

Pour cooked Mushroom mixture into greased Casserole dish and top with Egg mixture.  Cover and cook at 350 for 30 minutes.  Remove lid and cook another 20-30 minutes to allow the top to brown and dish to set.


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