March 16, 2015

St. Patrick’s Day Recipe for All to Enjoy!

green eggsInstead of Green Eggs and Ham, why don’t you enjoy some healthy fat fortified “green” deviled eggs!! Who’s says bariatric patients can’t enjoy the holidays!

Ingredients

• 10 large eggs, hard boiled • 1 cup egg substitute • 1 Tbsp fresh lime juice • 1 firm-ripe avocado, halved, peeled, pitted and diced • 1/8 tsp black pepper • 1/4 cup finely chopped red onion • 1 tsp paprika

Preparation

Slice eggs in half lengthwise. Scoop out yolks and discard. Set whites aside. In a small saucepan, cook egg substitute over medium heat (or in a microwave-safe bowl, microwave egg substitute) until cooked through. In a food processor or blender, puree cooked egg substitute, lime juice and avocado thoroughly. Add black pepper and red onion to egg-avocado puree. Spoon mixture evenly into egg halves and sprinkle paprika on top. Chill for at least 1 hour. Serve chilled.

Please note, this recipe is appropriate for any patient approved to eat solid food.

Original Author: Ellen Geanes, First Health of the Carolinas

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