IDEAL PROTEIN PHASE 1 | SERVINGS: 1 | TOTAL TIME: 40 MIN

Add some flare to your breakfast with this healthy, ideal protein friendly brunch recipe; it’s a yummy, satisfying and nutritious way to start the day.

Ingredients:

1 large minced garlic clove

1/4 cup green onion

2 tsp olive oil

1/2 tsp salt

1/2 tsp pepper

1/4 tsp sprinkle of red pepper flakes

2-3 ounces lean protein (ham is a great option for this dish)

11 ounces of roasted spaghetti squash

2 whole eggs

1 ounce of cheese (if in maintenance)

Instructions:

Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

Slice spaghetti squash in half place cut sides face down in baking dish and bake for 20 minutes.

Scrape squash from rind and place 2 cups in a bowl.

In a skillet over medium heat sauté oil , garlic , onion, green onions , ham, salt, pepper and red pepper flakes until fragrant and browned.

Remove from heat and add to squash in the bowl tossing well.

Arrange squash in a baking dish making 2 wells for the eggs.

Crack the eggs into the wells and bake for 25 minutes.

Add cheese to last 10 minutes of baking.

Tip: maintenance can sub choice of onion and caramelize in pan with oil and garlic before adding spices

Tip: maintenance add choice of cheese , Parmesan, Feta or olives