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Mexican Scramble Recipe

Mexican Protein Scramble

I love eggs…well, let’s say that I love what eggs do for the body nutritionally speaking. But let’s get real…eggs can get boring! I am always trying to create new and eggs-cellent recipes! Here is a high protein and delicious twist for your morning eggs. Hope this helps you get out of your egg-rutt (if you are in one)!

This recipe provides a meal that is complete with proteins, healthy fats and carbohydrates that are low on the glycemic index (if you or someone you know struggles with diabetes please share this with them)

Ingredients

1 tbsp coconut oil
5 eggs (4 whites, whole egg)
1/2 cup cooked black beans
1/2 onion
1/4 cup shredded cheese
2 tbsp salsa
small handful cherry tomatoes
small handful fresh cilantro
Himalayan salt

Directions
  1. Lightly grease skillet with coconut oil.
  2. Dice onion and cook on medium heat until lightly browned and then remove the pan from the heat.
  3. Crack 4 eggs into bowl and strain in egg whites, then add one whole egg. Beat. Sprinkle in the cheese.  Add salt.
  4. Cut cheery tomatoes in half and add into bowl. Tear the cilantro leaves into small pieces and put 1/2 into the bowl and leave the remaining half out to be used on top of egg scramble after it is cooked. Add black beans (that have been precooked). Mix and then pour into the flying pan.
  5. Cook on low heat and using a spatula fold the eggs into each other as is cooks (every minute or two) until cooked thoroughly. Top with salsa and fresh cilantro…serve and enjoy!

 

Grain-Free Pizza Recipe

Grain-Free Pizza

Let’s face it almost everyone loves pizza!
What a sad world it would be if we could never eat it. I always say, ‘all things in balance’. Well with this recipe you won’t be adding any negative marks on your balance sheet at all! Here’s a guilt free, cheat free, healthy and balanced version of pizza for you to enjoy. It is grain free and gluten free!

Crust Ingredients
1 cup almond meal
1 whole egg
1-2 tbsp coconut oil
Himalayan salt
Crust Cooking Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Grease 9-inch round baking pan with coconut oil.
  3. Pour crust mixture into pan.
  4. Press the mixture until there is an even later filling the entire pan.
  5. Bake for ~30 min.
  6. Remove from oven and cool for 30 min.

Topping Ingredients
1/2 cup marinara sauce
1/4 cup pesto
3/4 cup shredded cheese
1 onion
1/4 clove garlic
3/4 cup chopped mushrooms
1 6-8 oz. chicken breast (sliced)
1 red pepper
1 lemon
1/4 head broccoli (~1 handful)
Himalayan salt
Cooking Directions
  1. Squeeze half lemon on chicken.
  2. Season with pinch of salt.
  3. Bake chicken breast at 425 degrees for 15-25 min.
  4. Boil small pot of water. Cut broccoli into pieces and add to boiling water. Cook until tender. Drain and let cool.
  5. Dice onion, pepper, and garlic.
  6. Lightly grease a saute pan with remaining coconut oil.
  7. Place onions, pepper, and mushrooms in pan and cook on medium heat for a few minutes until onions are lightly brown.
  8. Take crust and cover evenly with 1/2 cup of marinara sauce. Add pesto to the center.
  9. Add veggies and chicken breast toppings
  10. Sprinkle cheese evenly and bake at 350 degrees for 20–30 min. until cheese is slightly melted.
  11. Allow to cool, enjoy!
Recipe makes 9-inch pizza, serves 1-2 people

 

 

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