The most common problem I have seen in helping people with their nutrition has been struggles with breakfast. Most of the conversations begin with me asking about what he or she eats for breakfast, and the most common response is either “nothing,” or “I don’t know, usually a small bowl of honey nut cheerios or other cereal.” Clearly, eating nothing is a really bad idea, as it sets you up for a day of intense hunger which will surely lead to pretty unhealthy choices around lunchtime. However, the small bowl of sugary cereal is nearly as negative, as it spikes your blood sugar to start the day, and still does not keep you full, leading to similarly unhealthy choices at lunch.
Now, I know that many people have to rush out of their house pretty quickly in the mornings, and don’t necessarily have time to sit down to a plate of eggs, vegetables, and oatmeal every day. However, that does not mean you should have to sacrifice your health for the sake of a quick morning. If you make this quick and easy frittata on Sunday, you’ll be able to pop a slice into the microwave or oven and have a healthy, protein packed breakfast every day of the week. Paired with a slice of sprouted grain toast, or a piece of fresh fruit it will keep you full until lunch.
Nutrition: Per 1 slice serving