Mediterranean Breakfast Idea

A Mediterranean Breakfast

Breakfast doesn’t have to be boring when your on a Mediterranean diet.  Try this breakfast pita recipe.

LZ98_001_0022_11DMTry this low calorie breakfast pita that is the ideal way to begin you crazy day.  Sticking to a strict diet can be tough, but by starting the day off with a healthy breakfast you are one step ahead of the game.

Researchers claim that most overweight people either skip breakfast all together or eat very little in the morning.  Having a good breakfast curbs that mid morning hunger, which usually leads to bad eating habits the rest of the day.

This pita should only take 5 minutes to prepare, so there really is no excuse for not trying this out.  I found this recipe at a site I really like!


1/4 cup chopped sweet red pepper

1/4 cup chopped onion

1 cup egg substitute

1/8 teaspoon salt

1/8 teaspoon pepper

1 small tomato, chopped

1/2 cup torn fresh baby spinach

1-1/2 teaspoons minced fresh basil

2 whole pita breads

2 tablespoons crumpled feta cheese


In a small nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, cook and stir red pepper and onion over medium heat for 3 minutes. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, whisk the egg substitute, salt and pepper. Add egg mixture to skillet; cook and stir until set.

Combine the tomato, spinach and basil; spoon onto pitas. Top with egg mixture and sprinkle with feta cheese. Serve immediately. Yield: 2 servings.

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