Shakshuka Recipe from Nutritionist Maria Stroh

Shakshuka Recipe from Nutritionist Maria Stroh Shakshuka Recipe from Nutritionist Maria Stroh

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The ideal breakfast is one that contains protein, fat, and complex, low-sugar carbs. Together, these nutrients work to provide you with the sustained energy you need to dominate your morning routine, push yourself during your workout, and get you through your day.

Tomatoes are rich in lycopene, an antioxidant with health benefits relating to certain types of cancers, sun protection and reducing risks of cardiovascular disease. The availability of this antioxidant is increased when the tomato is cooked, and better absorbed when eating with good quality fats such as extra virgin olive oil. Capsicum (the red variety) holds the highest plant source of Vitamin C which is important for immune function, wound healing, collagen production and the absorption of iron. Eggplants are a great source of dietary fibre (soluble fibre) which helps with may help with lowering cholesterol levels. Eggs are an excellent source of protein, healthy fats, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. Onions and garlic are rich in prebiotic fibres which help promote the growth of beneficial gut bacteria.

 

Ingredients:

1 tablespoon olive oil

2 cloves of garlic

½ brown onion

1 tsp Moroccan spices

1 x red capsicum

½ x eggplant

2 x tinned tomatoes

4  x free-range eggs

 50g Meredith valley goats cheese

1 x avocado

Parsley

Turkish/sourdough

Directions:

Chop eggplant, garlic, capsicum and onion. Heat olive oil in large pan on medium heat. Add garlic and onion to pan and cook until translucent. Add tinned tomatoes and spices and break down tomatoes using spoon. Add eggs into pan and then transfer to oven with broiler on until eggs are slightly cooked through. Remove from oven and add sliced avocado, goats cheese and parsley. Serve with toasted Turkish bread and enjoy.

 

 

The ideal breakfast is one that contains protein, fat, and complex, low-sugar carbs. Together, these nutrients work to provide you with the sustained energy you need to dominate your morning routine, push yourself during your workout, and get you through your day.

Tomatoes are rich in lycopene, an antioxidant with health benefits relating to certain types of cancers, sun protection and reducing risks of cardiovascular disease. The availability of this antioxidant is increased when the tomato is cooked, and better absorbed when eating with good quality fats such as extra virgin olive oil. Capsicum (the red variety) holds the highest plant source of Vitamin C which is important for immune function, wound healing, collagen production and the absorption of iron. Eggplants are a great source of dietary fibre (soluble fibre) which helps with may help with lowering cholesterol levels. Eggs are an excellent source of protein, healthy fats, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. Onions and garlic are rich in prebiotic fibres which help promote the growth of beneficial gut bacteria.

 

Ingredients:

1 tablespoon olive oil

2 cloves of garlic

½ brown onion

1 tsp Moroccan spices

1 x red capsicum

½ x eggplant

2 x tinned tomatoes

4  x free-range eggs

 50g Meredith valley goats cheese

1 x avocado

Parsley

Turkish/sourdough

Directions:

Chop eggplant, garlic, capsicum and onion. Heat olive oil in large pan on medium heat. Add garlic and onion to pan and cook until translucent. Add tinned tomatoes and spices and break down tomatoes using spoon. Add eggs into pan and then transfer to oven with broiler on until eggs are slightly cooked through. Remove from oven and add sliced avocado, goats cheese and parsley. Serve with toasted Turkish bread and enjoy.