Originally posted February 2017
This family-friendly menu celebrates Valentine’s with scrumptious food loaded with 10 different fruits and vegetables. ?
Enjoy the Chocolate Cherry Smoothie while the Egg Bake finishes baking and the pancakes are a-making.
A picture of ice water with a handful of frozen strawberries, a French press of freshly ground coffee and voila, a Valentine Sunday Brunch to be enjoyed by all.
Strawberry Yogurt Parfait
Mix Greek yogurt with honey to taste. Layer chopped strawberries and yogurt in a clear top. Cover top with granola and decorate with sliced strawberries
Fruit Wands (Purple grapes topped with a watermelon “heart”)
Chop green onion, red bell pepper and sun-dried tomatoes, place in baking dish. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate.
Peel, dice and steam beets until soft when pierced with fork. Cool. Puree in processor. Place in covered container in refrigerator
Wash and chop strawberries for yogurt parfait. Layer strawberries and yogurt in clear cups; reserve sliced strawberries for decoration.
If making fruit wands, wash grapes and dry on a clean dishtowel. Place on bamboo skewers. Peel and slice watermelon. Use heart-shape cookie cutter to punch out shapes and put at top of skewer.
Whisk eggs and finish prepping Egg Bake.
Make beet pancakes. Wrap in clean dishtowel to stay warm.
Make smoothies to serve when guests arrive.
Spinach (5 oz)
Red bell pepper
Red beets (3 medium)
Parmesan cheese (optional)