This caramelized onion and pear fruit frittata combines the sweet and savory flavors of sweet caramelized onions, pears, and a protein-rich egg.
How often do you sit down to breakfast at the table, and give yourself time to enjoy the meal?
The mornings are often very busy and rushed, but this fruit frittata is a reminder to take a few extra minutes to sit and enjoy breakfast and give yourself a few minutes to wake up and start your day with the nutrition you need.
The best part about this recipe is reheating it well, so even if you don’t have time to cook it fresh in the morning, you can prepare it ahead of time and you’ll still be able to sit and enjoy it.
Using the Five Essentials to make sweet and savory fruit frittata
A basic five meal is any meal that contains all the five elements in our food The five foundational The diet: Non-starchy carbohydrates, starchy carbohydrates, healthy fats, protein, and flavor factor.
The Five Foundation supports you in nourishing your physical body so you can know what you’re eating, which is the first step in mindful eating. The rest is knowing how to eat and positively experience your food.
By including these five elements as part of every meal, you support your physical body at the cellular level, ensuring that you are consuming the nutrients you need for sharp focus, calm digestion, lasting energy, deep sleep and long-term vitality – health.
Here are the following five foundational elements in a fruit frittata (as always, we encourage you to make it your own by adapting to your unique preferences within the Five Foundational Guidelines):
1 • Non-starchy carbohydrates
- Sweet onion
- Optional: Provide with a file Green juice For additional, non-starchy carbohydrates
2 • Starchy or sugary carbohydrates
3 • Healthy fats
- olive oil
- Unsweetened plain almond milk
4 • Protein
5 • the flavor factor
- Nutritional yeast
That nutritional yeast? It’s a great source of plant-based protein – and B vitamins and fiber – in very small amounts. Just 2 tablespoons of nutritional yeast contains 8–10 grams of protein (depending on brand), which is a “complete” protein.
Thanks to its strong flavor, it is a great alternative to cheese without using any dairy products.
A medium egg contains about 6-7 grams of high-quality protein. Both egg whites and egg yolks provide protein, although egg whites mostly contain protein while yolks contain mostly fat. Additionally, eggs are a powerhouse when it comes to the nutrients calcium, vitamin A, D, E, and K, folate, phosphorous, selenium, vitamin B5, B6, B12, and zinc.
When purchasing animal proteins, be sure to look for the most mindful, high-quality sources possible – both for your own well-being and the well-being of animals and the planet. Read our guide on How to be more aware when shopping for animal proteins.
Onion, garlic, and olive oil are known for their antioxidant properties. Garlic in particular provides a good source of the mineral selenium, which is a great antioxidant at fighting infections. Olive oil is known for its high levels of vitamin E and antioxidants, while also possessing anti-inflammatory properties.