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Here’s a fact: breakfast is NOT the most important meal of the day. Growing research has found that skipping breakfast, as part of an intermittent fasting program, can actually have far-reaching benefits on your health – from improving your insulin and leptin sensitivity to helping your body burn fat for fuel effectively.
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Breakfast is NOT the most important meal of the day. Growing research has found that skipping breakfast, as part of an intermittent fasting program, can actually have far-reaching benefits on your health Tests have confirmed that true free-range eggs are far more nutritious than commercially raised eggs, mainly because of the difference in diets between commercially farmed hens and free-range pastured hens You can use different types of fresh mushrooms for this recipe, like shiitake or portobello. Ideally, your mushrooms should have a fresh and smooth appearance, and should be free from blemishes, with a dry (not dried) surface
However, there are instances when you must eat breakfast. On these occasions, stay away from the conventional breakfast fares like cereals, bagels, waffles, toast, donuts, and processed fruit juices, as they not only load your body with empty carbs and sugars, but are also lacking in nutrients.
Instead, here’s a yummy and easy frittata recipe you can try. It uses only wholesome ingredients so you can rest assured that you’re not eating anything processed. Check out this healthy mushroom and broccoli frittata recipe:
6 eggs 2 cups broccoli,* steamed and chopped 4 medium potatoes, steamed and chopped 1 small onion, chopped 6 medium mushrooms, sliced 1 tablespoon coconut oil 1 cup cheese (your choice), grated
Steam potatoes and broccoli. Set aside. Sauté onions and mushrooms. Set aside Beat eggs well and mix them together in a large bowl with the potatoes, broccoli, onions, and mushrooms. Add to a skillet with a metal handle. Cook over medium to low heat for about 15 minutes until the frittata is cooked but still a little moist in the middle. Place grated cheese on top and put under the broiler till cheese browns lightly. Let it cool a little and serve.
This recipe makes four servings.
*You can use cauliflower as an alternative.
(Adapted from Healthy Recipes for Your Nutritional Type)
Mushroom and Broccoli Frittata Cooking Tips
You can use different types of fresh mushrooms for this recipe, like shiitake or portobello. Ideally, your mushrooms should have a fresh and smooth appearance, and should be free from blemishes. Keep them in the fridge at all times, and use within days of purchasing.
To clean mushrooms, wipe with a soft brush or damp cloth to remove particles. Quickly rinsing them with cold water also works, but make sure to immediately pat dry with a paper towel. Do not soak mushrooms, as they are very porous and easily absorb water. In fact, do not wash your mushrooms until you’re ready