Monday, November 02, 2009

Easter Recipes and Cinco de Mayo Party Recipes

These are things I'd like to cook for an Easter brunch or dinner or to celebrate Cinco de Mayo. (For The South Beach diet, notations after each recipe indicate Kalyn's opinion as to which phase of the diet each that recipe can be used for.

If you'd like to search for recipes in this category by photo, you can do that on my Pinterest Boards for Easter or Spring Recipes or Cinco de Mayo Recipes.

Easter  or Cinco de Mayo Recipe Collections:
Twenty-Five Healthy Mexican Food Dinners for Cinco de Mayo

Twenty Favorite Asparagus Recipes from Kalyn's Kitchen (plus many more recipes from my blogging friends.)

20 Favorite Healthy Recipes Ideas for a Delicious Mother's Day Brunch (also perfect for Easter)

Five Favorite Recipes with Asparagus for Easter Lunch or Brunch (plus More Easter Ideas)

Ten Fun Recipe Ideas Using Leftover Boiled Eggs, Ham, and Asparagus from Easter (2013)

Low-Glycemic Recipes with Boiled Eggs for Easter
How to make Perfect Hard-Boiled Eggs and Recipes Using Hard-Boiled Eggs (all phases for main recipes; check ingredients for recipes from other blogs)

My Favorite Recipes for Deviled Eggs and Interesting Deviled Egg Ideas from My Food Blogging Friends (check recipes for phase)

Collection of Deviled Egg Ideas for Easter (mostly all phases, check individual recipes)

Sriracha Deviled Eggs, plus Ten More Interesting Ideas for Deviled Eggs (Sriracha eggs are all phases, check individual recipes for the others)

Shrimp-Wasbi Deviled Eggs and a Collection of Deviled Egg Recipes (mostly all phases, check individual recipes for collection)

Egg Salad and Cheese Quesadillas for Leftover Hard-Boiled Eggs (phase 2 or 3)

Egg Salad in Pita with Green Olives, Green Onions, and Dijon (phase 2 or 3)

Deviled Eggs with Green Olives, Capers, Dijon (all phases)

Curried Stuffed Eggs (all phases)

Chipotle-Lime Deviled Eggs (all phases)

Tarragon-Mustard Deviled Eggs (all phases)

Low-Glycemic Recipes for Easter Brunch
Avocado Frittata with Cotija and Mozzarella Cheese (all phases)

Slow Cooker Frittata with Broccoli, Ham, and Swiss (all phases)

Easter Breakfast Casserole with Asparagus and Artichoke Hearts (all phases)

Breakfast Casserole with Mushrooms, Green Bell Peppers, and Feta (all phases)

Mushroom and Feta Breakfast Casserole (all phases)

Breakfast Casserole with Asparagus, Mushrooms, and Goat Cheese (all phases)

Breakfast Casserole with Sweet Italian Sausage, Mushrooms, and Cheese (all phases)

Kale, Mushroom, Feta, and Mozzarella Breakfast Casserole (all phases)

Broken-Arm Breakfast Casserole with Cottage Cheese, Bacon, Feta, and Green Onion (There is a small amount of bacon, but if you don't have a broken arm turkey bacon is best for SBD, all phases)

Roasted Green Bell Pepper and Roasted Tomato Breakfast Casserole with Feta and Oregano (all phases)

Breakfast Casserole with Spinach, Leeks, Cottage Cheese and Goat Cheese (all phases)

Broccoli Cheese Breakfast Casserole (all phases)

Fifteen Minute Salsa Verde Eggs (all phases without tortillas; phase 2 or 3 with whole wheat or low-carb tortillas)

Eggs Scrambled with Red Pepper, Basil, and Cheese (all phases)

Un-Scrambled Eggs with Bacon, Green Onions and Feta (all phases)

Broccoli, Ham, and Mozzarella Baked with Eggs (all phases)

Chicken-Garlic Sausage, Kale, and Mozzarella Egg Bake (all phases)

Swiss Chard, Mozzarella, and Feta Egg Bake (all phases)

Baby Kale and Mozzarella Egg Bake, and Ten More Ideas for Starting Your Day with Kale (all phases)

Spinach and Mozzarella Egg Bake (all phases)

Swiss Chard and Goat Cheese Custard Bake (all phases, but I'd limit portion size for phase one)

Sausage, Mushrooms, and Feta Baked with Eggs (all phases)

Broccoli, Mushrooms, Ham, and Cheddar Baked With Eggs (all phases)

Egg- Crust Vegetarian Breakfast Pizza (all phases)

Egg-Crust Breakfast Pizza with Pepperoni, Olives, Mozzarella, and Tomatoes (all phases, use turkey pepperoni for South Beach Diet)

Tuscan Baked Eggs with Tomatoes, Red Onion, Garlic, Parmesan, and Herbs (all phases)

Mexican Baked Eggs with Black Beans, Tomatoes, Green Chiles, and Cilantro (all phases)

Baked Eggs in Canadian Bacon Cups (all phases)

Baked Eggs with Mushrooms and Parmesan (all phases)

Artichoke Rosemary Frittata (all phases)

Slow Cooker Frittata with Broccoli, Swiss, Cottage Cheese, and Parmesan (all phases)/a>

Slow Cooker Frittata with Kale, Roasted Red Peppers, and Feta (all phases)

Slow Cooker Frittata with Artichoke Hearts, Roasted Red Peppers, and Feta (all phases)

Artichoke, Kale, and Ricotta Pie with Eggs and Parmesan (all phases but this is a fairly rich dish so limit portion size, especially for phase one)

Frittata with Zucchini, Sun-Dried Tomatoes, and Sausage (all phases)

Garden Veggie Frittata with Chives and Parmesan (all phases)

Asparagus and Fresh Mozzarella Frittata with Parmesan and Chives (all phases)

Low-Glycemic Recipes for Easter Dinner
Ham and Cauliflower Casserole au Gratin (all phases)

Slow Cooker Pork Sirloin Tip Roast with Balsamic Vinegar, Rosemary, and Red Onion (all phases)

Herb Encrusted Grilled Salmon (all phases)

Slow Roasted Asparagus (all phases)

Pan-Fried Asparagus Tips with Lemon Juice and Lemon Zest (all phases)

Sauteed Asparagus with Melted Gorgonzola and Pine Nuts (all phases)

Grilled Asparagus with Parmesan (all phases)

Lightly Steamed Asparagus with Basil Vinaigrette (all phases)

The Perfect Way to Cook Asparagus (all phases)

Roasted Asparagus Wrapped in Ham (all phases)

Chicken and Asparagus with Three Cheeses (all phases, definitely a "once-in-a-while-treat" due to high fat content)

Baked Halibut with Sour Cream, Parmesan, and Dill Topping (all phases)

Baked White Fish with Pine Nut, Parmesan, and Basil Pesto Crust (all phases)

Sumac-Rubbed Salmon Roasted in Olive Oil (all phases) 

Grilled Salmon with Maple-Sriracha-Lime Glaze (all phases with sugar-free maple syrup)

Whole Wheat Orzo Casserole with Salmon, Asparagus, and Feta (phase 2 or 3)

Roasted Wild Salmon and Asparagus with Double-Lemon Oil (all phases)

Grilled Salmon Packets with Tomatoes, Olives, Garlic, Thyme, and Saffron (all phases)

Grilled Salmon with Sun-Dried Tomato, Olive, and Caper Relish (all phases)

Low-Glycemic Recipes for Cinco de Mayo
Amy's Amazing White Chicken Chili (all phases, limit portion size for phase one.)

Avocado Frittata with Cotija and Mozzarella Cheese (all phases)

Avocado Salsa with Avocado, Red Onion, Cilantro, and Lime (all phases, great on Chili, would also be good on chicken or fish, or as a dip with pita chips)
Baby Kale Paleo Taco Salad with Chile-Lime Dressing (all phases)

Baked Salsa Rice with Green Chiles, Lime, and Cilantro (phase 2 or 3)

Black Bean and Beef Chili with Cilantro, Lime, and Avocado Salsa (all phases, limit portion size for phase one) 

Black Bean and Pepper Salad with Cilantro and Lime (all phases)

Black Bean, Rice, and Cilantro Salad (phase 2 or 3)

Brown Rice and Pinto Bean Salad with Poblanos and Red Bell Pepper (Phase 2 or 3)

Chicken and Pinto Bean Soup with Lime and Cilantro (all phases)

Chicken Fajitas in the Crockpot (phase 2 or 3 with whole wheat tortillas, can be eaten without tortilla for phase one)

Chile Rellenos Bake (all phases)

Cilantro-Lover's Guacamole with Red Onion, Lime, and Chiles (all phases, but would be phase 2 with whole wheat flour tortillas or pita chips)

Cilantro Salsa Dip Recipe (phase two or three)

CrockPot Recipe for Southwestern Pot Roast (all phases)

CrockPot Recipe for Salsa Pork Chops with Cumin, Garlic, and Lime (all phases)

CrockPot Black Bean Chili with Lime and Cilantro (all phases)

Easy Guacamole Tostadas

Easy Taco Soup 

Fish Taco Cabbage Bowl (all phases) 

Gluten-Free and South Beach Diet Friendly Baked Brown Rice Tortilla Chips (phase 2 or 3)

Green Chile and Chicken Mock Enchilada Casserole (all phases)

Grilled Zucchini Mini Tostadas with Refried Beans (all phases; dried beans are a limited food for Phase One, so use portion control)

Ground Turkey Low-Carb Enchilada Casserole with Red and Green Chiles (all phases)

Ground Turkey Green Chile Soft Tacos with Black Bean Cilantro Salsa (Phase 2 or 3)

Julienned Zucchini Vegan Mexican Bowl with Black Beans, Avocado, Tomato, Poblano, and Lime (all phases)

Kalyn's Version of Rubio's Pinto Beans (Pressure Cooker or Soup Pot - all phases)

Layered Mexican Casserole with Chicken, Green Chiles, Pinto Beans, and Cheese (all phases, but limit portion size for Phase One)

Lettuce Wrap Fish Tacos (all phases)

Mexican Baked Eggs with Black Beans, Tomatoes, Green Chiles, and Cilantro (all phases)

Mexican Red Lentil Stew with Lime and Cilantro (all phases)

Not Just for the Superbowl Chili (all phases; limit portion size for phase one)

Pinto Bean and Ground Beef Stew with Cumin and Cilantro (pressure cooker or soup pot instructions) (all phases)

Pork and Green Chile Stew (Nefi's Green Chile Stew) (all phases)

Pressure Cooker Refried Beans with Onions, Garlic, and Green Chiles (all phases)

Pressure Cooker Mexican Beans with Avocado-Poblano Salsa (all phases; limit portion size for Phase One)

Pressure Cooker All-Beef Ancho and Anaheim Chili (all phases)

Pressure Cooker Mexican Beans with Avocado-Poblano Salsa (all phases; limit portion size for Phase One)

Salsa Verde with Green Tomatoes, Avocados, and Cilantro (all phases, great on fish or chicken or as a salsa for fish tacos)

Seven Layer Tostadas (phase 2 or 3)

Slow Cooker Salsa Chicken with Lime and Melted Mozzarella (all phases)

Slow Cooker Browns-in-the-CrockPot Spicy Ground Beef for Tacos, Burritos, or Taco Salad (all phases for meat)

Slow Cooker Vegan Brown Rice Mexican Bowl with Black Beans, Bell Peppers, and Poblano-Avocado Salsa (Phase 2 or 3) 

Slow Cooker Southwestern Beef Stew with Tomatoes, Olives, and Chiles (all phases)
Slow Cooker Shredded Beef Tacos with Spicy Slaw and Avocado (phase 2 or 3) 

Slow Cooker Vegan Brown Rice Mexican Bowl with Black Beans, Bell Peppers, and Poblano-Avocado salsa (phase 2 or 3)

Slow Cooker Spicy Shredded Chicken Lettuce Wrap Tacos with Avocado Salsa (tacos are all phases; other suggestions are phase 2 or 3)

Southwestern Quinoa Salad with Black Beans, Red Bell Pepper, and Cilantro (phase 2 or 3)

Southwestern Stuffed Peppers (phase 2 or 3)

Spicy Slow Cooker Rice with Green Chiles, Green Onions, and Cheese (phase 2 or 3)

Spicy Black Bean Patties with Cilantro, Guacamole, and Tomatoes (Phase 2 or 3)

Spicy Green Chile Mexican Casserole with Ground Beef, Black Beans, and Tomatoes (all phases)

Spicy Beef and Black Bean Soft Tacos with Cucumber, Tomato, and Lime Salsa (phase 2 or 3)

Tomatillo and Black Bean Salsa with Avocado, Lime, and Cilantro (any phase, great on fish or chicken)

Turkey Lettuce Wrap Tacos with Chiles, Cumin, Cilantro, Lime, and Tomato-Avocado Salsa (all phases)

Turkey and Black Bean Mexican Cabbage Bowl with Avocado Salsa (all phases)

Ultra Easy Avocado Sauce or Dip (all phases, use portion control)

Vegetarian Lentil Taco Salad with Tomatoes, Olive, and Avocado (all phases)

Vegetarian Green Chile and Pinto Bean Layered Mexican Casserole (all phases; limit serving size for Phase One) 

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