Friday 1 March 2013

Seuss it Up

March 2nd was the birthday of the late, great Dr. Seuss. I don't think there's any of us out there that hasn't read one of his books and loved it. I know many schools and teachers will celebrate Dr. Seuss with activities or lesson plans during March. Why not marry up Dr. Seuss with nutrition month.

Green Eggs and Ham

A staple sandwich growing up was often Egg Salad. You can spruce up the usual recipe by adding avocado. Not only does this amp up the nutrition, it's delicious too! Eggs often get a bad rap but are a great source of protein and avocados are very nutritious and high in fibre.

Serve up this version of "green eggs" with a ham sandwich option as well to get kids trying something new for lunch!

 Avocado Egg Salad

(Adapted from Skinny Taste and Honey What's Cooking)

Original recipe at Skinny Taste

4 Hardboiled Eggs
1 Avocado
Lemon Juice from 1/4 of a lemon
2 tbsp plain greek yogurt
1/2 cup chopped green onion or chives
Salt and pepper to taste

Combine all ingredients above and mash with a fork. Makes approx. 4-6 sandwiches. Spread the egg mixture on bread, wraps or pitas. Enjoy!

Original recipe at Honey What's Cooking