Friday, March 02, 2007

South Beach Recipes of the Week #26: Eggs

South Beach Recipes of the Week are those delicious, low glycemic index recipes I find on my favorite food blogs and share with readers looking for South Beach diet friendly recipes. This week I'm doing recipes with eggs, a perfect South Beach food. If you're not interested in the South Beach Diet, no worries, I bet these recipes will still sound pretty good.

Photo by Burcu of Almost Turkish Recipes

First, one of the more interesting egg dishes I've seen is this version of Turkish Scrambled Eggs (called Menemen) from Burcu at Almost Turkish Recipes. With eggs, tomatoes, green onions, peppers, parsley, and feta cheese, everything here is very South Beach Diet approved.

Photo by Isaiah of Gluten-Free By the Bay

Isaiah from Gluten-Free By the Bay uses gluten-free bread crumbs in this Artichoke and Broccoli Frittata, but you could use 100% whole wheat bread crumbs instead to make this South Beach Friendly, (or you could leave them out entirely if you wanted.) I especially liked the idea of artichoke hearts and broccoli combined here.

Photo by Ruth of Once Upon a Feast

I love goat cheese combined with eggs, so this recipe for Herb and Goat Cheese Scrambled Eggs really caught my eye at Once Upon a Feast. Ruth gives several suggestions for the herbs, and even a tip on how to cook the eggs if people in your house have different preferences on how they like them.

Photo by Joe of Culinary in the Desert Country.

Joe and Jeff have moved from Phoenix to Frederick, Maryland, but their food blog is still going strong, newly re-named Culinary in the Country. I thought this Ranchero Frittata sounded really delicious with goat cheese, tomatoes, and a tiny bit of jalapeno, served with a side of black beans.counter customizable free hit
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  1. All of these recipes are so appealing -- I love eggs, and frittatas (or frittata-like dishes) are my go-to during the week when I've got bits and pieces of things in the fridge.

  2. They all look so good - and I love eggs as well! And goat cheese, and all the rest. These make and sort of 'diet' easy!

  3. Exactly why I love eggs and goat cheese and frittatas! and yes broccoli!

  4. Great sounding egg dishes. Thanks for sharing everyone's fabulous recipes.

  5. Thanks for the shout out, my dear

  6. great egg recipes! I just made a chicken soup with egg "noodles" that is South Beach friendly if you want to check it out

    I'm loving your site - my husband is on South Beach.

  7. Kalyn - thanks for the mention! The other recipes you posted certainly looks tempting... You are not helping my to-try list dwindle!

  8. I love eggs and am always looking for new recipes...all of these look so delicious!


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