RECIPE :: The Bombelette

RECIPE :: The Bombelette

Sometimes, you need that extra pick-me-up in the morning. A protein-packed breakfast to get you going and take you into the day with extra energy. This one is the bomb, literally. My kind of Meatless Monday morning. Ingredients: makes 2 servings Olive oil 5 eggs (whipped with a fork) Salt & pepper 1/4 cup broccoli, diced 1/4 cup diced bell pepper Handful mixed greens 1 Walnut Burger (crumbled and browned) First, heat a saucepan over medium heat and add 1-2 tablespoons of olive oil. Next, add the broccoli and red pepper and cook until a bit of browning appears. While cooking the veggies, you can also crumble and brown the Walnut Burger patty in another saucepan. Once the veg mix is close to cooked, toss the greens in at the end just to wilt. Add the whipped eggs to an oiled pan to cook, adding some salt and pepper. Once the egg is slightly firm, not entirely cooked, add the veggies and Walnut Burger to the top of the egg layer; add the fillings on one side of the pan so it’s easier to fold the egg layer over the top. Fold over the egg layer and allow the omelette to cook a bit longer until the egg is slightly golden and the fillings meld with the outer egg layer. Cut the omelette in half, and serve with fresh fruit or your favorite...
RECIPE :: Roasted Eggplant & Walnut Burger Linguini

RECIPE :: Roasted Eggplant & Walnut Burger Linguini

When we’re searching for a savory, satisfying meal, we often reach for our friend, the eggplant. Heart-healthy, low in calories and fat free, this plant brings flavor and health to the chopping board. If you’re interested in learning more about all the incredible benefits this fruit brings to the table, check out Well-Being Secret’s 27 Science Based Health Benefits of Eggplant. Well researched, it’s a fun read if you want to dive into more of the facts about eggplants. For this recipe, we did a little twist on the traditional eggplant parmesan. And, this plate’s become a new favorite around our dinner table. Ingredients: serves 3-4 people 1 package brown rice linguini (boiled to package directions) 2 Walnut Burgers 1 eggplant (cut into 3/4 inch round slices) Seasoning (our favorite is Hometown #1) Marinara sauce (your favorite homemade or store bought kind) 3-4 slices swiss cheese Fresh basil for garnish First, preheat oven to 400 degrees. Then, place sliced eggplant on a parchment paper-lined baking sheet. Sprinkle salt on each, and allow them to sit for about 5-10 minutes. Next, take a cloth or paper towel to dab off the water that comes to the top of the eggplant. Then, dust both sides of eggplant slices with seasoning and sea salt. Place in the oven. While the eggplant roasts, place the Walnut Burgers in an olive oil or coconut oil greased pan and cook, stirring until the crumbles are browned nicely. At the same time, cook the linguini, and warm up the marinara sauce. Once the eggplant is soft and browned on both sides (you can rotate every 10 minutes or so...