By chance I spotted on a shelf at the library a great recipe collection: Ziggy Marley and Family Cookbook.
Twelve years ago, a friend and I saw Ziggy Marley in concert. Everyone was on their feet dancing and swaying to the reggae.
I’ve collected a number of cookbooks over the years. After checking this one out of the library I bought it for my apartment.
The Marley livet (diet) uses whole, organic food. It’s called ital. You can call me an Italian because I buy fresh, organic food too.
In New York City you can use SNAP benefits (food stamps) to buy produce at GrowNYC Greenmarkets around town.
The Rastafari performer echoes in his book my manifesto: that the food you eat can impact your mood. My body feels better when I eat better.
Losing just 4 pounds made a great difference.
Owing to copyright I can’t reproduce the specific recipes in the Ziggy Marley cookbook. Instead I’ll offer you a modified version that’s irie in its own right. As well, quicker and easier.
Rise and Shine Eggs and Avocado
1/ 2 tablespoon butter
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 slices sourdough bread, or other favorite bread
2 butter lettuce leaves
2 slices heirloom tomato (you can use beefsteak or other)
1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice, or to taste
Salt and pepper, to taste
To make avocado spread: Mix and mash avocados with lemon juice and salt and pepper.
Fry eggs in butter and olive oil
Apply avocado spread to bread, top with lettuce, tomatoes, and eggs.
Serves 1 person.
It occurs to me that you can insert a slice of Swiss cheese if you wanted to.