Friday, May 10, 2013

Whats on your Mothers day menu?

Breakfast in bed made by your family? A large family gathering? Or maybe a quiet brunch at your favorite restaurant?

However you Celebrate you can make healthy choices without derailing your health and fitness progress in one day!

Eating out? Pre "shop" the menu so you do not feel overwhelmed when you arrive at the restaurant. Also eat something small or Drink your Shakeology before you go to keep yourself from overeating!

Family Gathering? Be the healthy change in what may normally be a sea of not so good options. Try the recipe below.

Need more ideas or ready to start on your journey? I would love to be a part of it!


                          Frittata with Swiss Chard, Tomatoes, and Parmesan
                                       (I use spinach! Use your favorite green)
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Swap out chard for your favorite green in this easily-customizable recipe.

Total Time: 35 min.
Prep Time: 10 min.
Cooking Time: 20-25 min.
Preparation Difficulty: Medium
Yield: 8 servings
Ingredients:
Nonstick cooking spray
10 large egg whites (1¼ cups)
6 large eggs
¾ cup nonfat milk
¼ cup shredded Parmesan cheese
Sea salt and ground black pepper (to taste; optional)
1 tsp. ground nutmeg
1 Tbsp. olive oil
1 medium onion, chopped
2 cups chopped Swiss chard
1 cup cherry tomatoes, cut in half

Preparation:
1. Preheat oven to 350° F.
2. Combine egg whites, eggs, milk, cheese, salt (if desired), pepper (if desired), and nutmeg in a medium bowl; whisk to blend. Set aside.
3. Heat oil in a large ovenproof skillet over medium heat.
4. Add onion and chard; cook for 4 to 5 minutes, or until tender. Turn off heat. 5. Lightly coat sides of skillet with spray.
6. Add tomatoes and egg mixture to skillet.
7. Place skillet in oven. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until puffy and set.

Tip: You can use spinach, kale, or other favorite greens instead of the Swiss chard. You can also mix the greens for a total of 2 cups.
Nutritional Information: (per serving)
Calories: 131
Fat: 7g
Saturated Fat: 2g
Cholesterol: 144g
Sodium: 273mg
Carbs: 4g
Fiber: 1g
Sugars: 3g
Protein: 12g
 

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