healthy breakfast recipes

Ellipse Fitness Spring Egg Casserole

Ingredients
 4 large eggs
 4 large egg whites
 1 cup nonfat milk
 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
 1 teaspoon minced fresh rosemary
 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
 5 cups chopped spinach, wilted (see Tip)
 4 cups whole-grain bread, crusts removed if desired, cut into 1-inch cubes (about 1/2 pound, 4-6 slices)
 1 cup diced ham steak, (5 ounces)
 1/2 cup chopped jarred roasted red peppers
 3/4 cup shredded Gruyère, or Swiss cheese

Directions
1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Coat a 7-by-11-inch glass baking dish or a 2-quart casserole with cooking spray.
2. Whisk eggs, egg whites and milk in a medium bowl. Add mustard, rosemary and pepper; whisk to combine. Toss spinach, bread, ham and roasted red peppers in a large bowl. Add the egg mixture and toss well to coat. Transfer to the prepared baking dish and push down to compact. Cover with foil.
3. Bake until the custard has set, 40 to 45 minutes. Uncover, sprinkle with cheese and continue baking until the pudding is puffed and golden on top, 15 to 20 minutes more. Transfer to a wire rack and cool for 15 to 20 minutes before serving.

Nutrition: Per serving: 286 calories; 10 g fat (4 g sat, 3 g mono); 167 mg cholesterol; 23 g carbohydrates; 23 g protein; 4 g fiber; 813 mg sodium; 509 mg potassium.

Make Ahead Tip: Prepare casserole through Step 2;refrigerate overnight. Let stand at room temperature while the oven preheats. Bake as directed in Step 3.

Ellipse Fitness Overnight PB Cookie Oatmeal

Ingredients
1 cup unsweetened almond milk
1/2 cup plain low fat Greek yogurt
1/4 cup PB2
1/4 tsp salt
2 Tbsp. Baking stevia or 1/4 cup sweetener that measures like sugar
1 cup old fashioned oats
1/4 cup protein powder
Directions
1. In a small bowl, mix all of the ingredients together. Divide between 2 small bowls, mugs, or mason jars. Cover and refrigerate overnight (or for at least an hour (or more) so the oats soften and absorb the liquid).
2. Top with a few chocolate chips if desired!
3. Enjoy cold, or microwave for 30-60 seconds to en-joy warm!
Makes 2 servings
Nutrition: 300 calories; 7g fat; 40g carbohydrates; 7g Fiber; 5g sugar 30g protein