Flower Power Eggs and Almond Flour Biscuits


I wanted to cook my family something special on Sunday morning, since I had cooked our usual Sunday breakfast, bacon and eggs, on Saturday. Earth Fare had organic bell peppers last week, so I bought some to make colorful Flower Power Eggs. We had leftover bacon, but I thought I needed something else to serve with it. Since I’m finished with my Whole30, I decided to make the Almond Flour Biscuits from Elana’s Pantry.


Biscuits – from Elana’s Pantry
2 ½ cups blanched almond flour, plus about 1 cup for dusting the dough (thanks Karen!)
½ teaspoon celtic sea salt
½ teaspoon baking soda
¼ cup earth balance natural buttery spread (soy free)
2 eggs
1 tablespoon agave nectar

In a medium bowl, combine almond flour, salt and baking soda

In a large bowl or stand mixer, blend together butter y spread, eggs and agave.

Beat until well-combined.

Stir the dry ingredients into the wet

until a nice dough forms.

Roll out dough between 2 pieces of parchment paper to 1 ½ inches thick
Dust dough with extra almond flour if it is sticky and/or misbehaving

Cut the dough into biscuits using a mason jar with a 3-inch wide mouth (or use a biscuit cutter…)

Using a spatula, transfer biscuits

to a parchment lined baking sheet. (I used the top parchment paper from rolling out the dough)

Bake at 350° for 15 minutes, until biscuits are browned on the bottom edges

Serve with gravy, jelly or whatever else your heart desires. My family especially like them with jelly.
Makes about 10 biscuits

Flower Power Eggs from Donna at Apron Strings
4 eggs
2 bell peppers, preferably different colors
Cooking oil or fat of choice (I used olive oil)
Salt and pepper to taste

Heat a large skillet over med-low heat and add oil/fat of choice. Slice the middle of each pepper into 1/2″ rings.

Klutzy egg breaker trick – crack the eggs into little bowls first.

Place the pepper rings in the skillet.

Add eggs to the inside of the peppers. I eventually caught on that I should hold down the pepper ring while I poured in the egg.

Cover the pan (I used that other piece of parchment paper) and fry until eggs are just cooked through. I had the smallest but deepest pepper ring, so I had to make mine over-easy to get the egg to finish cooking.

Tom’s plate is only half smiling because he didn’t like the pepper. Jewel didn’t like it either, but they both still ate their eggs. Dora said the egg tasted too much like a pepper and wouldn’t eat it. She only ate about half her biscuit and piece of bacon, so the rest of us descended like vultures on the remains of her meal. This morning Jewel and I had open-faced egg McBiscuits that were great, but I forgot to take pics.

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