Goat Cheese & Arugula Omelet

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    Ingredients

    Omelet:

    • 3 eggs
    • 1 cup arugula, plus more for side salad
    • 1 ounce soft goat cheese
    • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne
    • 1/2 teaspoon kelp granules
    • 1 tablespoon coconut butter

    Side Salad:

    • 2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil
    • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
    • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
    • 1/2 cup baby arugula
    • 1/2 cup mesclun
    • 1/2 cup cucumber slices
    • Sea salt
    • Black Pepper 

    Directions

    To Make the Omelet:

    • Heat coconut oil in small frying pan on medium. Whisk eggs in bowl with cayenne and kelp granules. When pan is heated, pour egg mixture into fying pan. Cook for about 4 minutes until the bottom of the egg is set and fluffy.
    • Top with arugula and goat cheese. Cover pan for a few seconds with lid to melt the goat cheese. Uncover and fold in half.

    To Make the Side Salad:

    • Whisk olive oil, lemon juice, oregano, salt and pepper together in a bowl. Add arugula, mesclun, and cucumber and toss to coat with dressing. Serve alongside the omelet.

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    Peggy Kotsopoulos is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist, Health Educator, and Culinary Consultant focused on teaching REAL health through lifestyle and dietary choices that are easy and delicious. She whips up healthy and delicious meals on her own TV show Peggy K’s Kitchen Cures on Z Living. Originally working in investments in Toronto, Canada, Peggy found her true passion for nutrition and healthy eating by bringing her own guilt-free goodies to corporate meetings as an alternative to bagels and danishes. As colleagues and clients became intrigued, Peggy started leading seminars and founded a company-wide corporate wellness program. Seven years later, Peggy followed her passion to the United States where she became certified as a Health Educator, and graduated from Living Light Culinary Arts Institute in California. She is the founder of beVibrant consulting in Toronto, where she develops wellness programs for large corporate clients, schools, and food establishments. Peggy is the resident nutritionist for CBC’s Steven and Chris show, and has been featured in major publications including Fitness Magazine, Shape and Yahoo! Shine.