Monday, August 31, 2009

Healthy Breakfast Recipe - Low-Fat Breakfast Frittata

To lose or maintain your weight and keep your blood sugar stabilized, you need to start your day with protein. Eat at least 10 gm of protein within 30 minutes of waking each day. This healthy breakfast frittata recipe offers 15 gm of protein per serving!

A blend of crunchy pine nuts, along with a hint of fragrant rosemary, creates a low fat, low calorie breakfast frittata worth getting out of bed for. Pine nuts contain protein and lean muscle building amino acids heart-healthy manganese.
Top off this low-fat breakfast frittata with steamy melted cheese and a spicy burst of cayenne pepper to jump start your morning metabolism. This easy breakfast frittata is a great recipe to lose weight.
Ingredients for Breakfast Frittata
8 eggs
16 oz egg substitute
1 large onion, sliced
1 tbs olive oil
1c tomatoes, diced
1 tsp dried rosemary
2 tbs Parmesan cheese
¼ tsp cayenne pepper
1/3 c pine nuts
½ c low fat mozzarella cheese, shredded
Black pepper
Cooking spray
Preheat oven to 325F degrees.
Lightly coat 9x9 baking dish with cooking spray.
In a medium skillet, sauté onion in olive oil until onion is soft. 
When onion is cooked, layer them with diced tomatoes in prepared baking dish and lightly sprinkle mixture with rosemary and pepper.
Whisk eggs, then begin mixing in egg substitute. Continue blending until mixture is frothy. Fold in Parmesan cheese.
Pour egg mixture over tomatoes and onions and spread mozzarella cheese evenly on top.
Bake about 35 minutes, then check to see if eggs are set. 
Recipe makes 8 servings.
Nutritional information for this easy weight loss recipe:
Calories 115
Fat 7g
Sodium 152mg
Carbohydrates 4g
Fiber 1g
Protein 15g

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