Improving Your Health is as Easy with this Anti-inflammatory, Anti-oxidant Frittata Recipe!
Frittata’s otherwise known as an Italian omelette, are a lot easier to cook than a regular omelette. I like frittata’s because they are an easy, yummy, economical meal. They are a different and tasty way of getting your vegetables into your daily diet, especially for the children. They can be eaten for Breakfast, Lunch or Tea/Dinner. Add a garden salad and you have a great meal.
The best way to improve your health, overcome and prevent disease lies with the foods you eat. Food can either be your Best Friend for healing when choosing – Fresh, Wholesome Foods or your Worst Enemy when choosing packaged, processed and fast foods.
Health Benefits of Eating your Vegetables
- As a major part of a healthy diet, increasing your intake of vegetables will support healthy calories that will not cause a weight problem.
- Eating a diet rich in vegetables and fruits as part of a healthy diet will reduce risk for heart disease, including heart attack and stroke.
- Eating a diet rich in green vegetables especially is known to protect against certain types of cancers.
- Increasing your intake of vegetables helps to increase your intake of fiber and potassium, these being important nutrients that many Australians are not getting enough of in their diet.
This recipe includes lots of yummy vegetables to support your immune system and digestive processes including the anti-inflammatory benefits of Turmeric. You can add any other vegetables and spices of your choice. Serving with a Fresh Green Salad for additional health support.
In addition to providing 5.5 grams of protein each, eggs are a valuable source of choline. Choline, found in egg yolks, is a micronutrient vital for optimum brain health, nerve signalling, cholesterol transport, energy metabolism and maintenance of cell membranes.
Now let’s get Cooking your Frittata
4 – 5 free range eggs
½ cup of soy milk or vanilla organic yogurt
½ cup of grated hard goats cheese
2 teaspoons of Turmeric
Pepper to taste
Method Egg mixture:
Place the above ingredients in a bowl and mix together, let stand whilst preparing the vegetables below:
½ – 1 chopped onion
2 – 3 chopped cloves of garlic
½ cup of chopped pumpkin
½ cup of chopped red capsicum
1 small zucchini
½ cup of chopped Kale
½ cup of Grated hard goats cheese
1 tablespoon of olive oil
1 tablespoon of coconut oil
You can add any vegetables really that you like or have in the fridge
Method for Vegetables:
Use a stainless steel frying pan that can later go into the oven. Put pan on gas or electric stove add olive oil, when oil is heated, add all vegetables except the kale, Stir vegetables through the oil. Cook for 10 – 15 minutes. Stirring every 5 mins. Whilst vegetables are cooking heat oven at 180 degrees
Turn off stove top, folding egg mixture through the vegetables, spread grated goats cheese over the top and put into the oven for 10 – 15 mins.
Take out of the oven with oven mitts of course, put pan on a wooden bread board. Allow a few minutes to set, then you can cut into 4 slices.
Serve with a garden salad of dark greens, grated carrot, grated apple, walnuts and baby tomatoes.