Eggs & Greens Breakfast Recipe

This has been my go-to breakfast lately for sustainable energy. Don’t forget to add a half cup of berries on the side to up the fiber & antioxidant goodness!

Eggs & Greens Breakfast Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 2 eggs
  • Cooking spray (olive oil spray is my favorite)
  • Handful of dark, leafy greens (spinach, kale, or swiss chard are my 3 favorites).
  • 1 slice sourdough bread
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon
  • 1/8 – 1/4 tsp Tumeric powder
  • 1/8- 1/4 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1/8-1/4 tsp dried parsley
  • Salt & pepper to taste

Directions:

  • Toast Sourdough bread (on a lighter setting)
  • Spray pan with cooking spray for 1 second.
  • Cook 2 eggs over easy or over medium making sure whites are set.
  • Spread Dijon on toast and place fresh greens of choice on top (spinach is shown in photo).
  • Sprinkle eggs with tumeric, paprika, salt, pepper & parsley and slide eggs onto spinach toast.
  • Enjoy!

Health Benefits:

  • Dark, leafy greens (such as spinach, kale, & chard): depending on variety, are a good sources of vitamin A, C, K, manganese, iron, folate, fiber, calcium and potassium.
  • Tumeric: can potentially reduce risk of heart disease, certain cancers, Alzheimer’s, & improve symptoms of depression & arthritis.
  • Smoked paprika: good for skin health & vision, & helps prevent hair loss, infections, certain cancers, & potentially useful in treatment for diabetes.

Nutrition Facts (with spinach):

  • Calories: 295
  • Total Fat:12.8g
  • Total Carbs: 26.8g
  • Fiber: 2.5g
  • Protein:18.6g
  • Calcium: 88.6%
  • Iron: 14.9%
  • Vitamin A: 303.5%
  • Vitamin C: 9.7%

Note:

  • Consult with your physician before starting a new nutrition program.
  • You can add up to 1/4 tsp of each spice safely for your diet each day, BUT always talk to with your doctor if these spices are right for you to eat on a regular basis.
  • Adding a half cup of blueberries and an unsweetened almond milk latte (my go-to morning caffeine) increase the calorie count to around 430 calories.

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