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How To Make a Simple Omelet

We hear it over and over and it’s true “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day”  I will add “Breakfast and lunch are the most important meals of the day” .   Eating your breakfast within the first 2 hours you are awake is ideal.  Also breakfast should not be

  • complicated
  • from a fast food place no matter how healthy the claims are (no nutrition labels, so you really don’t know what’s in there).  Some like McDonald’s get the simplest thing like oatmeal wrong, loaded with processed Je ne sais quoi.

To help you start your day right, SimpleChef brings you a quick, inexpensive and healthy breakfast that takes 10 minutes to prepare.  You will need:

  • 1 cup of baby spinach
  • 1/4 cup egg whites
  • 1 whole egg
  • 2 scallion chopped
  • Extra Virgin Olive oil cooking spray
  • 1 tsp goat cheese
  • non Stick pan

Step 1: Coat your pan with 5 quick spray of the extra virgin olive oil. Heat the pan over medium

Step 2: Mix the egg whites and whole egg and add to the pan.    Spread egg mixture evenly in pan and cook until center is set for about 3 minutes

Step 3: Spread spinach, goat cheese and scallion over half of omelet.  Carefully loosen omelet with a spatula around the corners and fold in half. Cover and cook for 1 minute.  Slide your omelet into a serving plate and

Voila!

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Simple Chef: Lemon Paprika Shrimp

Hello There,

This week I have for you a simple lemon paprika shrimp paired with whole wheat couscous with some steamed zucchini.

  • Put 1 lb of shrimp in a ziplock bag and season it to taste with salt, pepper, a bit of Mrs. Dash, 1 tsp of paprika, 1 tbsp of extra virgin olive oil and squeeze half of a lemon juice over it.. Let it sit for 15 minutes in the fridge.  Warm-up a skillet and spread the shrimp evenly and cook each side for 3 minutes.
  • Prepare the couscous by boiling 1 cup of water first.  Take the boiled water put it in a container with a lid and add 1 cup of whole wheat couscous and cover for 5 minutes.  Spread with a fork when done.
  • Boil 1/4 of water and add the zucchini cut in small half-moon shape.  Steam the zucchini for 3 minutes.

And Voila! Clean, Yummy and easy to prepare.  Enjoy and spread the love….

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