Open-Faced Kale & Asparagus Omelet

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If you’re looking for a hearty, nutritious breakfast that will satisfy you until lunch, then you would love this nutrient-packed breakfast!

Yield: 1

Ingredients:
1 tsp olive oil
1 egg
1 egg white
1/4 avocado; sliced
2 asparagus spears; washes and sliced
1 cup baby kale
1 Tbsp low-fat sharp cheddar cheese
Salsa or chopped tomato (optional)
Salt and Pepper to taste

Steps:
1. In a small frying pan on medium heat, add olive oil and asparagus spears. Season lightly with salt and pepper. Cook for 5 minutes and then add baby kale until wilted. In a small bowl, whisk egg and egg white and season lightly with salt and pepper.

2. Add egg batter and with the pan swirl around so egg is evenly coated the pan. Let cook for 3 minutes or until mixture is well set but still wet. The easiest way to flip omelet is to get two spatulas on both sides of omelet and quickly flip. Only cook for 1-2 minutes and slide omelet off of pan and onto plate. Add avocado, cheese, and salsa (or chopped tomatoes). Delicious & nutritious!

Vanilla Maple Chia Seed Pudding

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If you love tapioca pudding and eating healthy you will love this! This tastes just like tapioca pudding except it has less than 200 calories per serving and is loaded with all kinds of essential nutrients your body needs such as fiber and omega-3 fatty acids. You can add all sorts of extra toppings such as chopped apples, bananas, berries, or even almonds! I usually just use what I have in my fridge. A dash of cinnamon also goes well with this healthy breakfast or snack treat!

Yield: 4

Ingredients:
1 cup unsweetend almond milk
1 tsp vanilla extract
2 tsp pure maple syrup
1/2 cup vanilla nonfat greek yogurt
1/4 cup of chia seeds
1/4 cup fresh fruit topping (your choice)
*you can buy chia seeds at any nutrition store such as whole foods.

Steps:
1. In a bowl, whisk together almond milk, yogurt, vanilla, and maple syrup. Add chia seeds and and mix until combined.

2. Put in fridge for 45 minutes until mixture become thick like a pudding. Serve and top with cinnamon and fresh fruit or/and almonds! This is nutritious and delicious!

*You can even make this the night before for a quick breakfast!

Wild Rice & Veggie Stuffed Bell Peppers

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Yield: 4

Ingredients:
2 large bell pepppers; washed
1 tsp olive oil
1/2 yellow or white onion; chopped
1 garlic clove; chopped
2 zucchinis; chopped
3 cups spinach; chopped
2 cups wild rice; cooked (I get mine from trader Trader Joe’s, all you do is microwave it)
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp black pepper
1 tsp garlic powder
1/2 tsp onion powder
1/4 cupp parmesean cheese

Steps:
1. Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees F. Cut bell peppers in half and remove the seeds from the middle. Sprinkle inside with a pinch of salt and pepper and drizzle olive oil. Roast peppers for 30 minutes or until cooked.

2. In a large frying pan, add olive oil, onions, salt, pepper, garlic powder, onion powder, chopped garlic, and zucchini. Sautee for 5 minutes and then add chopped spinach and rice. Cook until spinach is wilted. Once peppers are done scoop rice and veggie mixture into peppers evenly and sprinkle of parmesean cheese. Bake for 10 minutes and serve!