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A Focus On Eggs

a focus on the nutritional value of eggsEggs for breakfast?

Here are a few fun facts on why eggs are not  only delicious but a healthy breakfast option.
Eggs are:

  1. High in folate
  2. A source of 11 essential vitamins and  minerals
  3. A great source of Omega-3 fats
  4. High in protein

Egg Hygiene

Bacteria grow well in raw eggs so egg hygiene is important. Share these safety tips with students,  family and friends:

  1. Check eggs are clean and uncracked  before buying
  2. Protect eggs in the original carton
  3. Store eggs in the refrigerator for up to 6  weeks (check ‘Best Before’ dates on  carton)
  4. Cook eggs until hot through

Spinach and Feta Omelette Recipe

omelette recipeTry this delicious, nutritious egg recipe for breakfast or anytime!
7 minutes to prepare for 2 people
Difficulty: medium
Ingredients:

  • 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

Preparation

Filling:

  • 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.
Buon Appetito!

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