Why not switch it up a bit and enjoy something other than meat and veggie for your Lean and Green? This super easy, super tasty recipe makes a meal that is as delicious to eat as it is to look at. Frittatas are a terrific make-ahead meal as well and are very portable so they make great lunches or meals on the go. This entire recipe makes 2 generous portions that will have you begging for more. Feel free to change up the veggies and use this as a “little black dress recipe” knowing that variety rules! Just make sure your veggie choices conform with Lean and Green, low carb and low glycemic standards that fit with your program.
6 large eggs
1/4 Cup unsweetened almond milk
2 teaspoons Stacey Hawkins Roasted Garlic Oil (or high quality regular oil and fresh garlic)
1 Cup baby spinach
1 Cup zucchini, sliced in half lengthwise then cut into thin slices
1 Tablespoon (one capful) Stacey Hawkins Tuscan Fantasy Seasoning (or natural sea salt, garlic, fresh cracked pepper, parsley, red bell pepper & onion)
1 Cup cherry tomatoes, halved
- Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
- Whisk together eggs, almond milk. Set aside. (Note- for a fluffier frittata, do this in a blender or mix with an immersion blender.)
- Place an 8″ oven safe skillet on medium high heat on the stovetop (NO plastic handle- careful!) Add the oil to the pan and heat.
- Add the remaining ingredients and cook for 2-4 minutes until greens wilt and zucchini starts to soften.
- Pour the eggs in the pan.
- Turn the stove off and carefully slide the skillet into the oven (you can put on a cookie sheet if it’s easier for you.)
- Bake for 25-30 minutes, until the eggs are set. Remove from the oven and let rest for 10 minutes. Slice and serve! Great hot or chilled.
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Optavia Recipe / Lean and Green Recipe / 5 & 1 Food Counts for the Optavia & Medifast Program
1/2 of the entire frittata is 1 Lean, 2 1/2 Green, 1 Healthy Fat and 1 Condiment
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