We drive up to Santa Rosa a couple of times a month to visit with my daughter, JC and her Fiance, CJ. I like the scenery transitions… from city to suburbs to swamps to farm land.
It was a delightful performance and with no bias I can say the sets were awesome! The stained glass window with the image of the rose, the fireplace carved out of foam and painted to look like stone, and the arches were really remarkable. We weren’t allowed to take photos unfortunately.. but I did get a shot of Cogsworth after the performance!
Afterwards we had a bite at a very good local and mostly organic, vegetarian restaurant on JC’s recommendation.
They had plenty of offerings that worked with my diet as witnessed by my plate. What I did not photograph was the delicious lentil soup.
Below is a Frittata that is popular and very versatile, and makes a wonderful meal accompanied by a bowl of minestrone and a small salad.
Zucchini and Mushroom Frittata
You can add or substitute your favorite veggies and herbs.
- 1 Tbs. organic, grass-fed butter + 1 Tbs. virgin organic Olive Oil
- 5 large organic Omega-3 Eggs
- 1/4 tsp. Allspice
- Sea Salt and Black Pepper to taste
- 1c. shredded Daiya or Rice Cheese
- 2 Tbs. organic Parsley, chopped
- 3-4 organic Green onions, chopped
- 2-3 Zucchinis, sliced thin or coarsely grated
- 1 small organic Tomato, diced
- 1/4 c. chopped organic Mushrooms, wiped clean or peeled
Pre-heat oven to 450ºF (230ºC) placing rack in upper third of oven.
In a bowl, whisk eggs and cheese and spices together and set aside.
In a 9″ oven-safe saute pan, heat butter with the olive oil over medium heat until butter melts. Add onions and zucchini and saute for 5 minutes. Spread in pan evenly.
Slowly pour egg mixture over veggies so as not to disturb them. Reduce heat to low and cook until edges start to turn brown.
Place the pan in the oven and cook until the frittata is done and top is golden, about 5 minutes.
Allow frittata to cool slightly on a rack before cutting into wedges and serving. Good warm or at room temperature.
~ Buon Apetito! ♥