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Out of This Galaxy Cantaloupe Treat

No recipe image available.With just a couple minutes of preparation, you can turn a simple cantaloupe into a fantastic galactic treat. Add a piece of whole wheat toast and this recipe becomes a terrific meal to start the day.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 medium sized cantaloupe
1 2/3 cups of large curd cottage cheese
1 tablespoon ground almonds, shredded coconut or raisins (or a mixture)
Drizzle of honey

Cooking Directions:

  1. In a medium bowl combine pork, cabbage, celery and green onion; mix well.
  2. Using a large, sharp knife, cut the cantaloupe crosswise into rings. Trim off the rind and scoop out the seeds.
  3. Place each ring on a plate and carefully cut the ring into bite-sized pieces while keeping the ring shape.
  4. Using an ice cream scoop, fill the center with a scoop of cottage cheese (about 1/3 cup).
  5. Sprinkle a planetary dusting of ground almonds, raisins and coconut over the cottage cheese and drizzle a solar spray of honey on top.
  6. Serve.

Serves 5.

Recipe provided courtesy of Cheryl Tallman and Joan Ahlers, founders of Fresh Baby (