Lose_baby_weight_recipesAside from all of those health benefits, a recent study showed that eating eggs for breakfast could limit your calorie intake for the rest of the day by up to 400 calories – this could help you lose around 2kg a month – yes please!
Eggs also contain heaps of good nutrients – 14 in total, and a medium egg only has 70 calories.  See below for two tasty omelettes’ to try

Ham & Potato Omelette


  • 8 eggs, beaten
  • 200g new potatoes
  • Freshly chopped parsely
  • 4 slices lean ham
  • 3 spring onions
  • 85g low fat grated cheddar cheese
  • 1 tsp. wholegrain mustard
  • 2 medium tomatoes
  • Cooking spray
  • Salt and pepper


  1. Thickly slice the potatoes and place into a pan of cold salted water. Bring to the boil and cook for ten minutes until tender, then drain.
  2. Thinly slice the spring onions. Chop the ham and tomatoes. Fry the ham in the cooking spray until golden brown, then add the onions and fry until tender. Tip into a bowl. Add the eggs, mustard, salt and pepper, half the cheese and cooked potatoes.
  3. Heat more cooking spray in the frying pan. Add the egg mixture and fry on a low heat for ten minutes or until the eggs are nearly set. Sprinkle with the chopped tomatoes, parsely and remaining cheese. Place the pan under a hot grill for a few minutes until the eggs are set and the cheese melted.

Recipe serves 6, calories per serving: 290, fat per serving: 13g.

Stir Fry Omelette


  • 1 egg
  • 1 egg white
  • Chopped red capsicum
  • Handful of cashew nuts
  • 2 large handfuls stir fry vegetable mix
  • 2 tbsp. low salt soy sauce
  • 1 tsp. minced ginger
  • 1 tsp. minced garlic
  • Salt and pepper
  • Oil spray


  1. Beat together the egg, egg white, ginger, garlic and salt and pepper. In a frying pan, heat the oil and add the vegetables and nuts. Fry until tender, then add the soy sauce and allow to bubble.
  2. Add the eggs to the pan and fry until set underneath, then pop under a hot grill to set the top of the eggs.

Recipe serves 1, calories per serving: 254, fat per serving: 14g.
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