We all absolutely love, love, love breakfast…right? And definitely not just in the morning. This delicious Cottage Cheese Egg and Pesto Veggie Scramble is fabulous as a quick weeknight “breakfast dinner” or perfect for your weekend breakfast or brunch. BBE is all about finding new ways to cook with everyone’s favorite superfood…kale! This recipe is a great way to incorporate kale into your day. The added protein from the cottage cheese and eggs will help you build and nourish those beautiful bodies! Get this healthy combination of protein and veggies on your plate and build your dream body…one meal at a time.
COTTAGE CHEESE EGGS AND PESTO VEGGIE SCRAMBLE (*GF)
Adapted from Pinch Of Yum
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 cups chopped kale
¼ cup julienne sun dried tomatoes
1 tablespoon pesto
Sea salt and pepper, to taste
1 tablespoon pumpkin seeds
2 eggs and 1 egg white
1/4 cup cottage cheese
Chop the kale into small pieces. Soak the sun dried tomatoes in water for a few minutes to soften. Remove from water.
Heat a medium skillet over medium high heat. Drizzle with olive oil and add kale, sun dried tomatoes and pesto. Season with sea salt and pepper, to taste. Stir continuously and cook until kale is softened. Remove from heat. Top with pumpkin seeds and cover to keep warm.
Preheat a nonstick skillet to medium low heat. Coat with cooking sprat. In a small bowl combine, eggs, egg white and cottage cheese. Mix until combined. Gently pour the mixture into the pan and let them sit for a minute or two. Gently stir and continue cooking until desired doneness.
Plate eggs and veggies together. Enjoy!
Photo credit: www.pinchofyum.com
Looking to burn off some of those Halloween candy calories??? Applying the principles of Tabata training to your strength routine is a fabulous way to increase the intensity and effectiveness of your workouts! The Tabata format is challenging, different and an awesome way to push through plateaus and elevate your fitness.
Wondering what Tabata training is?
Tabata training is a structured interval workout where 20 seconds of exercise is alternated with 10 seconds of rest for eight cycles for a total of 4 minutes. There are numerous Tabata timer apps available, which make keeping track of the intervals easier. Download one like Tabata Trainer. http://www.tabatatrainerapp.com/
Download an app, get set, dream body NOW! The extremely short rest periods and seemingly endless number of sets of the Tabata design, will not only increase the number of calories you burn during your workout, it will also increase your lean muscle mass and decrease your body fat. Change it up this week and give this workout a try! Would love to hear how it goes!!! Love your body. Love your life. xo
TABATA STRENGTH WORKOUT for CHEST, TRICEPS and GLUTES
Do 8 sets of each exercise/20 seconds of work/10 seconds of rest/4 minutes total
You will need: a kettlebell (weight of your choice), dumbbells (weight of your choice) and a flat bench.
* Lunge Jumps
* Tricep Dips on flat bench
* Kettlebell Swings
* Dumbbell Bench Press on flat bench
* Dumbbell Overhead Tricep Extensions
* Full Oblique Bicycle Sit Ups
* Dumbbell Chest Fly Leg Raise Combo on flat bench
* Dumbbell Reclining Skull Crushers on flat bench
* Diamond Crunches