Healthy Veggie and Egg Stir Fry

This stuff makes the BEST breakfast ever!!! It is so yummy and has an enormous amount of vitamins and minerals. Of course, as I’ve mentioned (or gone on and on about) before, the eggs in this are fantastic for you. Some health benefits of eggs are as follows:

Health Benefits of Eggs:

  • Contain 9 essential amino acids
  • Contain high quality protein and vitamin D
  • Helps to prevent cataracts
  • Promotes healthy hair and nails
  • Contains all sorts of good fats

Fun fact regarding the nutrients in eggs and how our bodies absorb and utilize them:

Thus, when scrambling eggs (as in this recipe), it’s always a good idea to add the yolks last and only let them cook for about a minute so that the body is better able to absorb all the goodness that the egg yolks have to offer!

Not only do the eggs in this provide all these great things, but it also gives this dish a great punch of protein to keep you satisfied right up until lunchtime! The veggies in this provide even more nutrition! Whew – that’s all sorts of goodness!

HEALTHY VEGGIE AND EGG STIR FRY

Ingredients: makes 2 servings

  • 1 cup chopped carrots
  • 1 cup shredded turnip
  • 1 cup chopped red onion
  • 2-3 cups chopped arugula
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil or coconut oil
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 4 egg whites
  • 1/4 tsp. garlic granules
  • sea salt, to taste
  • Plain Greek yogurt, for topping (optional)

Directions

1.) Prepare all of your veggies.

2.) Heat the oil in a large frying pan over medium/high heat.  Add the onion and carrots, and cook for about 8 minutes, stirring often.

3.) While the carrots and onion are cooking, place the egg yolks in one bowl and the egg whites in another bowl, and whisk both till frothy.  Set aside.

4.) Add the shredded turnip to the frying pan, and cook for an additional 2-3 minutes.

5.) Add the arugula, whisked egg whites, garlic granules, and sea salt.  Stir to combine.  Cook until the arugula is wilted, and the egg whites are cooked.

6.) Once the egg whites are cooked through, add the egg yolks, and allow things to cook for a minute longer while stirring continuously. Remove from heat, and transfer to plates. Season with salt and pepper, and top with a dollup of yogurt if desired.

YUM!  Enjoy! 🙂

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