Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Be A Master of your Frittata

I made this scrumptious breakfast on Monday even though I was suppose to make another type of Frittata I goofed and made this one. It was a great mistake let me tell you because the flavor in this meal was AMAZING!! I got this recipe from Tosca Reno's Eat Clean Diet Stripped book (pg. 205). 


I am doing a modified version of the stripped plan this week. I am happy with my weight where it is but I am not happy with some of my actions lately.  I have not been making the best decisions and have been giving in a LOT more.  I need to whip myself back and so I thought this would help.  

Regardless if you want to lose weight or not this breakfast is something to talk about.  You have a lot of choices on how you want to make it and it is great for breakfast or any other meal of throughout the day.  

Be A Master of your Frittata

Ingredients...
First you start with your base:
1 egg
5 egg whites
1/4 teaspoon sea salt
1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
clean eating cooking spray

Frittata 
Choose 3/4 cup to 1 cup of Veggies, Protein, and starches

Veggies (these can be raw or cooked):
Asparagus, bell peppers, chili peppers, greens (arugula, kale, mustard, spinach), leeks, mushrooms, scallions, yellow squash, zucchini

Proteins (cooked):
Bay shrimp, prawns, chicken breast, lean pork, salmon, trout 

Starches and Grains (cooked):
Potatoes (baby red, yukon gold, or russet)
Quinoa
Brown rice

Choose 1 teaspoon of chopped fresh herbs:
Basil, chives, cilantro, dill, parsley, tarragon

Directions...
1. Move rack in oven to second highest position. Preheat to broil.
2. Whisk together frittata base ingredients except cooking spray. Chop selected veggies into one-inch pieces.  Chop precooked proteins and potatoes into one-inch pieces. Chop herbs if using. 
3. Heat an eight-inch non-stick, oven-safe saute pan over medium heat and coat with cooking spray.  Add veggies to pan and saute for two minutes until they start to soften.  Add remaining ingredients (proteins, starches/grains) then pour egg mixture into pan.  Sprinkle in herb of choice and stir with rubber spatula.  Cook for 2 to 3 minutes, or until egg mixture is set on bottom and beginning to set on top. 
4. Place pan into oven and broil for two minutes, until lightly browned and fluffy.  Remove frittata from pan and cut into four wedges. 

Serves 2

If you try this recipe I would love to know your thoughts. 
Also if you have any clean eating recipes to share, please do so. 
I am always looking for new ones to try!!!!

I personally LOVE eating CLEAN foods!! Do you know what clean eating is all about? Here are the Do's and Don'ts if you are interested.  


If you want to take it one step further and start incorporating Clean Eating into your daily regime then I invite you to learn more about this healthy lifestyle through one of my nutrition groups.   My next 30 day Clean Eating and Shakeology group will begin enrollement soon. This type of group is great for someone who is not yet ready to start incorporating exercise but wants to learn how to eat better....healthier!! I will teach you everything I have learned and more!! We will talk about what clean eating is all about, what foods to eat and what not to eat, meal plan, incorporate shakeology into your daily regime, daily doses of motivation, recipes, tips, etc. 

If you would like more information regarding this group please 
CONTACT ME and we will discuss what would best fit your needs!!

Now is the time to learn how to live a 
FIT, HAPPY, and HEALTHY Life 
and we will do it 
TOGETHER!!!!
~Alyson



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