Mer's FAV super easy protein packed Breakfast

introducing the most unappealing {super weird} but extremely delish/easy/fast/inexpensive breakfast...

eggs with coconut oatmeal! {yes, you read that right!}

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I have been following the Endo Diet almost 3 years now. I was super strict for 1 whole year & then realized that's just not how I want/can live. I've learned to listen to my body & realized how truly unique each Endo Monster 👻 is & our bodies are so different.

For my first year following the Endo diet I removed all eggs. The reason for removing eggs from your diet when you have a chronic illness like we do is because eggs are like a binder.. I mean think about when you cook - you use eggs to hold things together, right? So that's what happens to our insides. But I really like eggs, they are amazingly healthy for you {not just the egg white either. the entire egg🍳} & they really keep me full all morning. What I do is just get really great organic brown eggs from hens that are vegetarian feed without any extra BS like hormones or pesticides. I limit my egg in take to about 3-4x a week & have found my body really is happy with that. Any more than 4x a week my insides don't like me! 💩💩💩💩

ingredients: 

directions:

cook oatmeal as per instructions. in non stick pan, scramble your eggs. grab a big bowl & combine eggs into oatmeal with a tbsp coconut oil & pink himalayan salt.

mer's tip:
read through directions on your oatmeal {some brands take longer than others - my personal fav is the trader joe's brand that takes 5 mins!) 

Try it out for about 2 weeks to really see what your body thinks of eggs.

 

don't forget you can always email me with any questions or simply comment here! 

 

Poached Eggs on top Lemony Spinach

8 minute breakfast! perfect for on the go or even breakfast in bed! filled with tons of protein, iron & anti inflammatory properties! 

ingredients: 

  • 2 cups & 2 tbsp of water
  • 1 lemon
  • 2 brown organic eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups of spinach 
  • 2 slices of GF toast 
  • 1/2 avocado (optional) 

directions: 

  • boil 2 cups of water with a squeeze of fresh lemon
  • break the 2 eggs in a small bowl. when the water comes to a boil, add the eggs slowly into water & leave to poach about 5-8 minutes
  • in a non-stick pan, heat up 2 tbsp water & remaining lemon juice. add spinach & cook until wilted
  • pile spinach onto a plate & top with poached eggs
  • serve with gf toast & avocado  

Baked Sunflower Seed Apples

My amazing new creation! I felt like having a fancy dessert tonight so I made this bad boy to satisfy that sweet tooth without undoing my entire day.

I obvi had to have some vegan soyfree ice cream too!

 

Ingredients:

-Organic granny smith apple

-GF instant oatmeal

-Sunflower seed butter

-Cinnamon

-Pink Himalayan Salt

Prep:

Slice the top off of your apple and save. Core out the middle of your apple enough to add oatmeal & sunbutter. Add as much, as little or anything else you’d like to! Top your dessert off back with the top of the apple and bake in the over at 350° for 12 minutes. Serve with Vegan Soy free ice cream and top with Pink Himalayan Salt! ENJOY!!! 

Moroccan Carrot Salad

This salad is no joke, amazing, so easy to make, delish & has tons of amazing health benefits!! I have this salad as a meal over greens or just alone as a snack!

Ingredients:

-3 medium carrots

-2 tbsp. evoo

-2 tbsp. lemon juice

-2 tbsp. cilantro

-1 chopped garlic clove

-1/4 tsp. ground cumin

-1/2 tsp. paprika

-dash of cinnamon

-Pink Himalayan salt.

Prep:

Grate carrots & combine with all of above in a large bowl, cover & let marinate for 2 hours & enjoy!!

Quick Easy Dinner

Need a quick easy & super clean delish meal for dinner??

All of this I made in 5 mins! It's all in the prep work!

Ingredients:

-Red Quinoa {all you do is boil 1 cup with 2 cups water for 15mins!}

-Steam broccoli

-Frozen wild organic shrimp

-Cinnamon

-Cumin

-Red pepper flakes

Prep:

Bake the shrimp at 350 for 12mins with sprinkles of cinnamon, cumin, red pepper flakes, pink Himalayan salt & pepper. While baking, boil water for quinoa & follow directions. Steam broccoli (or veggie of choice) & top with some fresh lemon!

Tip:: this meal is so yummy. I make enough for 4 meals but when I got back into the kitchen it was all gone & had to make more! 

Grilled Poblano Pepper & Corn Salad

 Have you ever grilled your peppers??

They are SO GOOD!!

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Ingredients:

-1 roasted corn on the cob

-1 roasted poblano pepper

-Organic Mixed Salad

-Cherry tomatoes

-Choice of protein (fish, turkey, chicken)

-Pink Himalayan Salt

-Black pepper

-1 lemon

 

Prep:

Toss all ingredients together, top with Pink Himalayan Salt, Black pepper, cilantro & freshly squeeze lemon! Best salad EVER! Filled with protein, veggies & will keep you full for hours! 

TACOS

I could eat tacos every day & I usually do!

Ingredients:

-Organic farm vegetarian fed ground turkey

-Peppers

-Garlic

-Asparagus (or any veggie!)

Prep:

I get gluten free taco seasoning (can be found at any health food store), mix all together & bam! done! so simple & fast! endo approved, bikini approved & 21 day fix approved!

Tip: Can be eaten with GF corn tortillas! I toast up my tortillas & break them up into pieces for chips! Enjoy with salsa or Daiya cheese!