Healthy Recipes #5 – Breakfast

Last week we gave you two simple dessert recipe ideas Blood orange jelly as well as Chocolate fudge cake and now this weeks focus is on some more breakfast ideas.

We at MaxNRG Personal Training aim to provide you with weekly breakfast, lunch, dinner and the occasional dessert recipe idea that will not only revive your taste buds but take you a step closer to reaching a leaner, healthier you!

This weeks two healthy breakfast options are:

  • Bacon and asparagus frittata

  • Carrot and zucchini muffins

Healthy Breakfast – Option 1

Bacon and asparagus frittata


  • 2 rashers rindless shortcut bacon, chopped
  • 6 eggs
  • ¼ cup grated low-fat cheese
  • 1 bunch chives, snipped
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 bunches asparagus, ends cut off and blanched


  1. Preheat oven to 180°C
  2. Spray olive oil on a non stick frying pan over a medium heat
  3. Cook bacon until golden brown
  4. Whisk the eggs, cheese and chives together and season well with salt and pepper
  5. Place the asparagus spears over the bacon
  6. Pour on the mixture gently
  7. Cook for 4-5 minutes until base of frittata has set
  8. Place the pan into the oven and cook for 10-15 minutes until frittata is golden and set
  9. Cut into wedges and serve

Serves 4

Nutritional Info per serve

Calories – 193
Protein – 20g
Fat – Total 12g
Fat/Saturated – 4.4g
Carbohydrate – 1.1g
Sugars: 1.1g
Fibre: 0.8g

Healthy Breakfast – Option 2

Carrot and zucchini muffins


  • 1 ½ cups wholemeal self raising flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 medium carrot, grated
  • 1 medium zucchini, grated
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • ¼ cup sultanas
  • 1 tablespoon chopped walnuts
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • ½ cup no-fat milk
  • 2 teaspoon vegetables oil


  1. Preheat oven to 200°C
  2. Line muffin tray with paper cases
  3. Sift flour and baking powder into a bowl
  4. Add in and mix the carrot, zucchini, sugar, sultanas and walnuts
  5. In separate bowl whisk the egg, milk and oil together then fold into dry ingredients until all in combined
  6. Make sure not to over mix as it will make the muffins tough
  7. Spoon the mixture into each paper case two-thirds full
  8. Place in oven and bake for 20 minutes

Serves 12

Nutritional Info per serve

Calories – 148
Protein – 4.9g
Fat – Total 2.4g
Fat/Saturated – 0.4g
Carbohydrate – 25g
Sugars – 7g
Fibre – 3.8g

Our previous healthy breakfast recipes:

To view more of our simple and healthy recipe ideas please visit our Nutrition Page

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