March Recipe:Baked Egg Bowl

Are you someone who rarely eats breakfast?  If you answered ‘Yes’ to this question, then this could be the reason why your weight is going up & your energy levels are going down. 

Breakfast is considered an important meal because it breaks the overnight fasting period (think about the word ‘break-fast’) and replenishes your supply of glucose that will have been depleted overnight.  You really need to top up your glucose levels as this helps to give you a big swag of energy ready to burn during the long day ahead.

Apart from providing us with energy, breakfast helps to provide us with nutrients such as calcium, iron and B vitamins as well as protein and fibre. The body needs these essential nutrients and research shows that if these are missed at breakfast, they are less likely to be compensated for later in the day.

The best breakfast to have is a high protein one as it will not raise your blood sugar levels (which means less of the hormone insulin is released), it takes longer to digest in the gut and so will keep your appetite satisfied for longer.  Make the switch to protein-breakfasts today and get ready to ‘feel’ the difference:  not just to your appetite but also your energy. 

Why not try a couple of these delicious Baked Egg Bowls for breakfast?  They are just so easy to prepare, set the oven timer & pop them in for 12 minutes while you are getting ready for work.  As soon as you hear the oven alarm, your delicious, low carb and low GI breakfast is ready to eat!  Enjoy your eggs and remember, skipping breakfast is no yolk (ha ha)

If you are looking for guidance to get your health and weight back on track, then it’s time you contacted the amazing consultants at The Natural Way.  After 40 years of helping tens of 1000’s of people to lose weight, we are sure we have a program to suit your lifestyle, tastes and needs.  Call 1300 SLIMMER for the clinic nearest you OR email cora@thenaturalway.com.au if you live too far from one of our clinics to access our program remotely. 

Baked Egg Bowl (serves 4)

Ingredients

Cooking spray

8 medium-sized round slices of leg ham

8 eggs

Salt & pepper

1 shallot, chopped finely

1 Tbsp parmesan cheese, grated


Method: Preheat the oven to 200 degrees.  Spray a muffin tin with cooking spray. Line muffin tin with thin slice of ham.  Crack an egg into each ham-lined muffin tin, sprinkle with salt and pepper.  Bake for 12 mins (or 15 if you prefer non-running yolk), remove from oven.  Sprinkle with shallots & cheese & serve immediately.

Enjoy!

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