Recipes by Romana De Angelis     Photos by Paul Buceta

Following a healthy diet that gets you closer to your goals doesn’t mean you’re limited to canned tuna and cucumber slices. Makeover your weekday meal plan with these five delicious and easy meal ideas that will suit your nutrition strategy, no matter what your fitness goals are—yes, even during contest prep.


Healthy Egg Sandwich

Ready in 10 minutes
Makes 1 serving

1 whole egg
1 slice roasted turkey
½ cup fresh spinach leaves
1 gluten-free or whole wheat English muffin
1 tsp olive oil
salt and pepper to taste
2 tbsp water

1. Heat oil in a medium size frying pan over medium-low heat. Crack the egg in the pan and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
Let cook for 2 minutes.
2. Add 2 tbsp of water, cover and let cook for approximately 4 minutes or until egg whites are completely set and yolk begins to harden.
3. Place turkey next to the egg in the pan to heat it up. Meanwhile toast English muffin. Place egg, turkey and spinach on one half of the muffin and top with other half.

Tip: Add your own toppings for variety. Try avocado slices, grilled asparagus, or tomatoes!

Calories: 263
Carbs: 32 g
Protein: 22 g
Fat: 6 g


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