Quiche For The Birds
1/2 cup beans
1/2 ear of corn or equivalent amount of frozen corn
2 T. squash (any kind), chopped into 1/2" cubes
1/2 small sweet potato or yam, cooked and cut into 1/2" cubes
1 clove minced garlic
1 egg (or egg substitute)
1 T. skim ricotta cheese
Some mixed veggies, frozen or fresh
Coarse ground Cheerios
Soak beans for 1 hour before preparing. Drain.
Mix all of the above in a bowl. Should be of pasty consistency but not runny. Add water if necessary. Spread onto plate, cover. Cook in microwave on High for 6 minutes. Remove and break up with a fork. Sprinkle vitamins and mix well. Sprinkle top with coarse ground Cheerios.
by Trudy T. Rosenthal, RN, PhD, Nutrition Consultant
The purpose of this recipe is to show members ways in which vegetarian protein compliments may be used for avian care
1 tsp. minced garlic
1 stalk celery, finely chopped
1 carrot, finely chopped
1/2 Cup finely chopped greens (spinach, turnip, dandelions, etc.)
1 pkg. tofu (approx. 20 oz.)
1 egg beaten
2 Tbsp. corn meal
Sauté garlic, celery, carrot, greens in just enough oil to keep from sticking and until vegetables are soft. Drain tofu in a strainer; then mash with fork and mix in egg and flour. Add vegetables. Form into small patties and roll in wheat germ. Brown on griddle or skillet.
Makes about 2 dozen small patties. Celery, carrot and greens may be chopped together in food processor if desired. This is an excellent soybean (a legume) based recipe with additional vegetables offering Vitamins A and B to the diet as well as the complimentary proteins of corn and wheat.