Wholesome Healthy Breakfast In A Mug

Wholesome Healthy Breakfast In A Mug

If you are looking for a quick and easy protein packed breakfast that is ready in minutes, this omelet in a mug is for you! You can enjoy the omelet as is straight from the mug, or you may wrap it up in a whole grain tortilla and enjoy it as a breakfast burrito!

Ingredients:
1 Large egg (or 2 additional egg whites)

2 Large egg whites (or 1 additional whole egg)

2tbs Unsweetened almond milk (or low fat milk of choice)

Pinch of salt and pepper

2 tbs Roma Tomato, dices (or salsa)

2 tbs 2% Cheddar cheese, shredded (or cheese of choice)

Optional mix-ins:
2tbs Lean turkey or ham

2 tbs Red bell pepper, diced

5 Spinach leaves, chopped

2 tsp Chives, chopped

2 tbs Vegetable of choice

Instructions:
Spray a microwave safe mug with cooking spray. Beat together eggs, milk, seasoning, tomatoes and cheese in the mug.
Microwave, uncovered, on high for 1 minute. Remove mug and stir. Cook for an additional 1 minute, or until eggs are completely set! Remove from microwave and top with a sprinkle of additional cheese if desired. Let sit for a few minutes before enjoying, or take with you on the go!

Recipe source, with thanks: www.dashingdish.com

Mealie Bread You Will Fall In Love With

Mealie Bread You Will Fall In Love With

This mealie bread or corn bread is moist and packed with flavour that has been amped up with the addition of some basil and smoked paprika. Perfect side dish for your next braai!

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups of canned corn kernels
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • ¾ cup cornmeal
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoons baking soda
  • 2-3 tablespoons sugar
  • ¾ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup of milk
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons fresh basil chopped
  • 1 teaspoons smoked paprika optional
  • 4 tablespoon unsalted butter melted

Instructions:

Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius.

Butter and flour a 10-inch cake pan and set aside.

In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, cornmeal, baking powder, baking soda, sugar, smoked paprika and salt.

Whisk in, sour cream, milk, and lightly beaten eggs until well combined

Then, add corn kernels, melted butter and basil. Pour batter into prepared cake pan. If there is any leftover corn place it on top of the cake batter.

Bake for about 40- 45 minutes or until light golden brown and toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

Recipe adapted from: https://www.africanbites.com/