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Green Eggs and Ham

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Green Eggs and Ham

Green Egg Mixture

Green Eggs and Ham

Green Eggs and Ham

“Would you, could you, in a box?  Would you, could you, with a fox?”

Dr. Seuss’ birthday is tomorrow, March 2.  Some family friends recently shared with me their tradition of eating green eggs and ham on his birthday.  What a fun and creative way to honor an author that has influenced us all, young and old alike, with his classic books.

Green eggs are easy to make.  Simply add a few drops of green food coloring to your scrambled egg mixture.

Green Eggs and Ham
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Recipe type: Breakfast
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Serves: 1+
 
Eat green eggs and ham as a fun and creative way to honor an author that has influenced us all, young and old alike, with his classic books.
Ingredients
  • 1 egg
  • 1 Tbsp milk
  • Dash of salt
  • Several drops of green food coloring
  • 1-2 pieces of ham
Instructions
  1. Mix the egg, the milk and the salt.
  2. Add the green food coloring, stirring after each drop, until the egg mixture turns the desired shade of green.
  3. Lightly brush butter in a pan and heat over medium heat.
  4. Pour the egg mixture into the pan and cook until scrambled, stirring occasionally.
  5. Heat another pan over medium heat and lightly brown the pieces of ham.
  6. In honor of Dr. Seuss, read Green Eggs and Ham to your kids and let everyone in your family enjoy a plate of green eggs and ham.

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4 Responses to “Green Eggs and Ham”

  1. Elaine says:

    OK we are totally going to do this tomorrow. Thanks for the idea. Mallory will love it.

  2. Jules says:

    Perfect timing on this recipe with Dr. Seuss’ birthday this week! The girls love this one.

  3. Teresa K. says:

    We happened to have a small jar of kale/coconut (cooked and blended until creamy) left over from the evening before. I woke up on St.Patty’s Day and thought, “why not? Green Eggs . . .” didn’t have any ham. I mixed in a small amount of the greens in before scrambling the eggs and Voila! Vibrant green eggs for breakfast! And a good way to get the veggies in!

  4. kelsey says:

    Teresa, thanks for sharing this great idea!

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