A Focus On Eggs
Eggs for breakfast?
Here are a few fun facts on why eggs are not only delicious but a healthy breakfast option.
- High in folate
- A source of 11 essential vitamins and minerals
- A great source of Omega-3 fats
- High in protein
Bacteria grow well in raw eggs so egg hygiene is important. Share these safety tips with students, family and friends:
- Check eggs are clean and uncracked before buying
- Protect eggs in the original carton
- Store eggs in the refrigerator for up to 6 weeks (check ‘Best Before’ dates on carton)
- Cook eggs until hot through
Spinach and Feta Omelette Recipe
Try this delicious, nutritious egg recipe for breakfast or anytime!
7 minutes to prepare for 2 people
- 2 large eggs
- 1/2 cup baby spinach
- 1 bunch of leaf parsley, torn
- 2 tablespoons reduced fat feta, crumbled
- 2 tablespoons pine nuts, raw or toasted (optional)
- Wholegrain bread, for serving
- Pepper to taste
- Oil spray
- Step 1: Mix spinach, parsley, pine nuts and feta and leave a side
- Step 2: Beat eggs with a pinch of salt in a medium bowl
- Step 3: Heat the pan on medium heat
- Step 4: Spray pan with olive oil and add eggs
- Step 5: Cook, tilting and spreading for 2 to 3 minutes
- Step 6: Sprinkle filling mixed in Step 1 over the eggs
- Step 7: Fold eggs over the filling
- Step 8: Transfer to plate
Add a slice of wholemeal bread to serve.