Monday, August 09, 2010

Joggin' Your Noggin Recipe - Moussaka by Beth

1/4 cup olive oil
1 & 1/2 tsp cumin
1 large eggplant, peeled, if desired, and quartered & sliced
2 cups chopped ripe tomatoes
1 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp sugar or honey
1 tsp salt
1 cup cooked garbanzon beans

Heat the oil in a skillet. Add the cumin & saute for 1 minute. Add eggplant & saute for 5 minutes. add the tomatoes & continue cooking for 3-4 more minutes. Stir in cinnamon, sugar or honey, salt & beans. Place in a cassarole dish, cover, and bake for 1 hour at 350 degrees. Makes 4 servings. Serve with rice, bulgar wheat or couscous.

Joggin' Your Noggin recipe - Fish Salad by Frank

For those of you who missed it, Joggin' Your Noggin was a 3-part program done here at the library to help people to age gracefully, and hopefully avoid Alzheimer's. Diet is, of course, an important component of staying mentally and physically fit. Participants brought in recipes.

1 lb. favorite fish (poached)
1 cup mayonnaise
2 hard-boiled eggs (cubed)
2 stalks celery (chopped)
1/4 cup red onion (chopped)

Combine all ingredients and chill. Serve on bread or with crackers.