Lemon Basil & Honey Egg Salad: It’s Whole Wheat or Bust, Baby.

August 16, 2011

Whole Wheat or Bust. No wheat and it’s still good.

I’m speaking of course, about Lauren of Whole Wheat or Bust‘s recipe for Lemon Basil & Honey Egg Salad.

Before I get too in depth about the flavors or taste of the dish, I have to say that Lauren is one of my favorite bloggers.

She not only lives in California (near-ish me!), makes some of my favorite dishes (I’ve tried a ton of hers and they are all deliciously awesome), but she is currently working on her undergraduate degree in Nutritional Biochemistry! Seriously? How awesome is that? She’s posted quite a few “fact” posts about food and nutrition, which I think it incredibly interesting. I love that stuff. I just eat that type of information up, pun intended.

But getting back to the egg salad recipe…

It’s slightly tangy and wonderfully tangy. Lightly spiced and deliciously spreadable. Lemon Basil & Honey Egg Salad Boats. So fun. So tasty.

Again, whole wheat or not wheat, Lauren’s got a winner of a recipe with this one. It was definitely fun taking the pictures!

I loved this.

I used Greek yogurt instead of mayo and threw in a few tablespoons of Dijon mustard. Fabulous.

And it was even better the next day with some bacon thrown in the mix. Oh yes, doesn’t get any more Paleo than that, now does it?

{ 8 comments… read them below or add one }

Lorarian89 August 21, 2011 at 1:57 AM

Wow! this looks absolutely delicious!


Kris @krazy_kris August 17, 2011 at 8:30 AM

Oh dear – dijon? It’s my FAVORITE secret ingredient.
And yes, I’m a greek yogurt vixen too 🙂


Pure2raw Twins August 16, 2011 at 7:28 PM

beautiful!!! Love lemon and basil together!! seriously my favorite combo 😉


Lauren @ WWoB August 16, 2011 at 4:24 PM

This might just be the most flattering post I have ever read. Seriously, you are too good to me. I love that you the recipe more paleo AND I tried your version with bacon today for lunch and it was fan-fudging-tastic. When can we meet up?! Im pretty available until September 7th ish, besides class, so let me know when is good for you!


Katie August 16, 2011 at 1:46 PM

Everything is better with bacon. And in boats. Bacon boats!!


ilovefetacheese August 16, 2011 at 11:53 AM

Dude, good call with the radiccio as the boat…amazing photo colors 😀


amy@healthyhungryhappy.com August 16, 2011 at 6:39 AM

yum definitely trying! love the bacon add in…you really can never go wrong when adding bacon.


Alexandra August 16, 2011 at 3:41 AM

This looks good! Even the photography came out delicious looking, that purple color is pretty 🙂


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