Veggies are packed with fiber, vitamins, minerals, and phytochemicals, and they are low in calories. However, its hard to get veggies on the go. They aren’t in vending machines, you can’t grab like an apple, and its not as easy as a handful of almonds.

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Here’s one solution: frittata. A frittata is an omelet that you add veggies, meats, and cheeses to, and cook on stovetop until its almost ready, but finish it up in the broiler. (125 Calories, more than 15 grams of protein, and 89% of your daily Vitamin C)

You might be wondering what’s “on-the-go” about that. Well you make it, divide it up, put in Tupperware and bring anywhere. Super Easy! Look below for proof.

Ingredients

  • 8 to 10 cups of any veggies your heart desires (I bought 3 cups broccoli, 2 cups spinach, 2 cups tomatoes, 3 cups mushrooms)
  • 6 egg whites, 2 eggs (yolk and white)
  • 1/3 cup low fat sharp cheddar cheese (or any cheese you like)
  • Spices- Italian medley, pepper, salt

Directions

1. On medium heat, in a skillet, add all vegetables and spices and cook until they almost done. You should be able to get away with cooking spray and a few splashes of water rather than using oil.

step 1 2. Add beaten eggs and beaten egg whites. I like to beat the egg whites separately to get more fluff.

3. Add cheese.

4. Break up mixture and stir until some eggs are cooked but there is still liquid remaining.

step 2 5. Place in broiler until the top gets golden brown (5-10 minutes).

step 3

Break it up into portions. I made this into 6 meals, but you could make them smaller. You can throw into the freezer and nuke it, or just keep in the fridge and grab with you on the go for a morning (or anytime) fix. I keep a few in the fridge at work…much healthier, satisfying fix in the afternoon than vending machine crap.

step 5Just waiting in my fridge to be grabbed. Nutrition information above is per portion (I made 6 portions).

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