We are each supposed to eat 5 servings of fruit and vegetables daily. And there are many diets which involve the eating of only vegetables. I think that is unsustainable, but some people like it. With these meals, you can get your veggies and have your diet, too. A twofer.
Vegetable Scramble 293 calories 9.5 fat 15 protein 28 carb PB GF if using GF bread
HINT: prepare the vegetables the night before for a quicker breakfast or use left-over ¼ cup Mediterranean Vegetables from freezer ½ cup chopped green pepper ½ cup chopped zucchini ½ cup chopped tomato 1 ½ two-oz eggs HINT: If you are serving one person, crack three 2-oz eggs into a small bowl or glass measuring cup. Whip up those eggs and pour half of their volume, crack 3 2-oz eggs into a jar with a lid and put it in the ‘fridge for next week ½ piece of 70-calorie bread 2-3 oz apple blackish coffee or blackish tea or lemon in hot water 5-6 oz green smoothie or fruit smoothie or unpasturized apple cider
Put the raw vegetables in a small saute pan with a few tablespoons of water. Simmer until vegetables are cooked and the liquid is evaporated. Pour eggs into a pan which has been sprayed briefly with cooking spray. Before the eggs set, add the cooked vegetables. Scramble to taste. Brew your beverage and take the previously-made smoothie from ‘fridge. Plate with fruit.
Pork Somen Noodles 260 cal 6.0 g. fat 11 g. protein 28.8 g. carb Found on the back of a bag of somen noodles, this recipe is quick and easy and good to eat. HINT: this is enough for TWO.
2 oz somen noodles and 1 qt water 1 tsp oil 1 1/2 cup cabbage, shredded OR 1 cup snow peas 1 cup carrot, shredded 2 scallions, sliced diagonally 4 oz roasted pork tenderloin HINT: this uses pork which was cooked previously 2 cloves garlic, sliced 2 Tbsp soy sauce
Heat the water to a boil. Add the noodles and cook for 3 minutes. Drain, rinse, and cool. Slice the pork into 1/2” rounds, then slice cross-wise into sticks. Prep the vegetables as described above and set aside in the order needed. Heat a heavy frying pan or wok. Add the oil and heat it. Add the cabbage, carrots, and scallions, and stirfry for 1 minute. Then add 1 Tbsp water and continue to stirfry for 1 minute more. Add the pork, garlic, noodles, and soy sauce. Sauté until contents are warm.