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Healthy Nutritious Omelette Snack

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Hunger strikes without you knowing it and you don’t have the time to make a complete meal or you just want a snack that will hold until meal time. Snacks or quick meals do not have to be unhealthy consider a healthy, delicious and nutritious option, the omelette.

An omelette can be made in less than 20 minutes and is hustle free when preparing. Any time of the day is perfect for one to enjoy an Omelette morning, afternoon or evening. The most interesting part is you don’t have to be a professional cook for you to prepare the delicious omelette. Perfect, you can incorporate this healthy snack into a main meal for nutritional balance of the meal or when you have limited time to cook.

An omelette is easy to make, healthy and fancy though they are known as the lazy cook’s friend, it’s not that bad. Furthermore, eggs have a way of fitting every member of the society into their world; they are readily available and affordable for everybody.

Spicy Sun Dried and Feta Omelette

A spicy sun dried and feta omelette with a side salad is very satisfying. Make it a favorite and enjoy the smoothness of feta it is mouthwatering nutritious quick meal you will always crave to have from time to time.

Eggs have been brought out in bad light but we need to appreciate the nutritional benefits of the healthy food as it is. The fact that eggs are high in protein it makes them a perfect food to have when losing weight because they will keep you full for some time. Eggs also contain choline and betaine which promote the health of the heart and vitamin D for healthy bones. Also, vitamin B2 which is essential for converting food to energy and vitamin A promotes a healthy skin.

Eggs should not be left out when you go shopping their nutritional value and ease to cook is enticing. The greatest thing is there are different ways to prepare omelettes.

What do you need to make a spicy sun dried tomato feta omelette?

  • 2 free range eggs (large)
  • 30g Feta
  • ¼ finely sliced red onion
  • 1 Tsp. Thyme leaves
  • 4 sun-dried tomatoes sliced
  • ¼ Tsp. red chili flakes
  • ½ Tsp. Rapeseed oil
  • Black pepper

How to Prepare

In a bowl break the eggs add thyme leave and black pepper (preferably freshly ground) then whisk them together.

Over medium heat, heat some oil in a pan then add the mixture and stir lightly.

Add the remaining ingredients and using a spatula turn half the omelette over the other half so it seems folding in half.

Allow to cook to your desired make.

Note: Teflon cook ware should be avoided, so instead of non-stick pans use ceramic.

The sun-dried tomatoes might be having extra oil which you want to get rid of. Push the oil away with the back of a knife then pat gently with some kitchen paper.

 

DIY omelette: dried tomato feta omelette

Picture courtesy: thelastfoodblog.com

This recipe is inspired by the Mediterranean version of an omelette with sun-dried tomatoes, feta, red chili flakes, onions and super filling breakfast.

Check out other great healthy meals that can be prepared in less than half an hour at http://greatist.com/health/52-healthy-meals-12-minutes-or-less  

Author bio

Picture courtesy: thelastfoodblog.com

Picture courtesy: thelastfoodblog.com

Michelle is the author of ‘The Last Food Blog’. She is a trained health and wellness coach and a certified dietary counselor. She attained her diploma in diet, health and wellness coach from the institute of Health Sciences in Ireland.  Most of her recipes are developed from cookery books, cooking magazines, during her course and from her own developed recipes which she has practiced over time preparing for her friends and family. Her recipes are her own and some inspired by other recipes which have been credited. This blog is helpful in making healthy diets for you and your family.

Michelle is a wife and a mother of one amazing daughter Abigail. She lives in Ely from 2013. She was passionate about health and diet but the passion escalated when she got pregnant with her daughter. She proudly states that she has made all kinds of baby organic foods.

She uses the blog as her space to tell it to the world about healthy eating habits with the hope that someone will improve their health by adopting a healthy eating lifestyle and dietary change. Believing in a happy living, a balanced life and a healthy life is her drive to making the recipes. Though most of her foods are vegetarian foods, none of her family members is vegetarian.

The aim of the blog is for you and your family helps you make healthy food for families’.  These recipes have shorter ingredients which are readily available in the market, and one can’t be eager enough to try out recipes stated in her blog.

Why the name ‘The last food Blog’ you might ask? Michelle says she felt that she is a latecomer in the publication of a food blog as the internet is clouded with food blogs. She guesses this is her peak of food blog and that is why this is ‘The last Food Blog’.

The Last Food Blog is on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest. Other places one can spot Michelle is Healhty Aperture, Foodgawker and Tastespotting.

Contact Michelle through email on michelle@thelastfoodblog.com

 

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