Snack on our Energy Boosting Toast so you can keep going (and going) all day long. On toasted whole wheat bread, spread a thick layer of farmer cheese and stack on sautéed kale and an egg omelet. It’s a tasty snack that’s packed with protein. Kale is a nutrient-dense superfood containing high amounts of vitamin C and K, eggs have protein and omega-3 fatty acids, and our farmer cheese 13 grams of protein per serving and 10 live and active probiotic cultures that may balance the gut microbiome. What’s farmer cheese, you ask? Allow us to introduce you to this mild Eastern European style soft cheese that’s similar to ricotta in texture. It’s your new kitchen staple for baking and easy Toast Tuesday snacks.
This leafy green contains antioxidants that may help protect against cancer if consumed at least once a week. To maintain antioxidant content, eat the kale raw or slightly cooked, such as a light blanching. With vitamins K, A and C, kale promotes bone health and normal blood clotting. Just 1 cup of kale has 20% of vitamin A and C, talk about a cup full of goodness. This superfood is also rich in calcium, potassium, and fiber. Veggie lovers unite because per calorie, kale has more iron than beef!
- 1 tsp coconut oil
- 1 egg
- 1/4 cup Farmer Cheese
- 1/2 cup kale
- 1 tsp salt (to taste)
- 1 tsp pepper (to taste)
- 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper (to taste)
- Heat oil in a frying pan until pretty hot and sauté chopped kale (center ribs removed) for 2 minutes with a little salt. Set aside kale and wipe out pan.
- In a bowl, beat one egg and season to taste with cayenne, salt, and pepper. Add oil to frying pan. Pour beaten egg into pan and let it spread thinly. Lower the heat. Once the omelet is cooked, use a rubber spatula to gently fold the omelet into quarters.
- Stack Farmer Cheese, kale, and egg on toast.