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Mini Grocery Store Haul @ Trader Joes (New Favs to Try!)

It’s back! Another mini episode of what I’m calling #SIMPLYREALSHOPS, where I take you inside my head AND grocery bag, …continue reading >

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The Morning Bevvie: Your Complete Breakdown Guide

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Must-Try Recipe: Shakshuka

It’s pronounced “shak-shoo-ka” but no matter how you say it, it’s downright scrumptious. Hailing from North African and the Middle East, this spicy tomato-based sauce with poached eggs may also be known as eggs in purgatory. You’ll be shocked how easy it is to prepare this vitamin-rich dish, so get your shakshuka on with these tips and tasty recipes

 

Health perks

Most shakshuka recipes include tomatoes, onions, peppers and. This veggie-heavy one-pot meal is relatively low in calories, but is packed with fiber and inflammation-fighting antioxidants. Canned tomatoes are commonly the star ingredient, which are higher in the antioxidant lycopene than fresh varieties. Eggs add healthy protein to make for a satisfying meal. Experiment with other protein-rich add-ins like beans and small portions of meat to add interest texture and flavor. Some recipes call for hefty doses of salt, so consider swapping in salt-free flavor boosters like spices and fresh herbs.

 

Ways to enjoy

A nutritious and impressive looking batch of shakshuka can be prepared in about 30 minutes using the stove top or a combo of stovetop and oven. For an extra speedy kitchen hack use jarred marinara sauce like number 18 in our “50 Things to Make with Pasta Sauce” guide.

 

Recipes to try

Shakshuka with Chickpeas

Giada’s Eggs in Purgatory

 

Dana Angelo White, MS, RD, ATC, is a registered dietitian, certified athletic trainer and owner of Dana White Nutrition, Inc., which specializes in culinary and sports nutrition.

*This article was written and/or reviewed by an independent registered dietitian nutritionist.

The Spring Meal Plan 2017: RELEASED + Full Recipe List!

I have to admit. When I cook a little homemade dinner, even after a crazy day, I feel like I’m …continue reading >

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My Typical Weekly Grocery Store Haul (A VIDEO POST)

Earlier this week on instagram, I took you guys behind-the-scenes on a typical grocery store haul: on what I buy, …continue reading >

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