Recipe: Turkey Omelette Muffins

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Consuming a high protein breakfast has been shown to have a positive effect on regulation of blood sugar throughout the day. It’s not necessary to consume breakfast as soon as you awake, but when you do having upwards of 20-30 grams of protein in combination with carbohydrates, fat, and fibre you can help increase your chances of weight loss on the scale while still maintaining muscle mass. Increased muscle mass on the body is, as we know, the only permanent way to increase your metabolism.

For a great breakfast on the go, pre-make these turkey omelette muffins for the week in order save some time in the morning. These muffins are a great high protein breakfast to start your day, rich in choline and fat-soluble vitamins from the free-run eggs, which helps your brain to run efficiently. The peppers contain more vitamin C than an orange, the onions support your heart health, and the turkey bacon is high in the amino acid tryptophan, which is the precursor for serotonin, the happy hormone. 

Turkey Omelette Muffins

Ingredients:

8 Free-run eggs
8 Ounces cooked turkey bacon, diced
1 Cup pepper, diced
1 Cup onion, diced
1/4 tsp of salt
1/8 tsp of black pepper
2 Tbsp of cow, goat or almond milk

Directions:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Grease eight rounds of a muffin tray with coconut oil or use paper liners.
Beat eggs in large bowl, and then mix in the remaining ingredients.
Pour evenly into greased muffin tray.
Bake for 18 minutes.

Recipe by Josh Stryde, nutrition coach and personal trainer at Calgary Place World Health. For more meal ideas, check out these recipes or schedule an appointment with a World Health Nutrition Coach.

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