Recipes for people with Parkinson’s: Egg and vegetable muffins (makes 6)
- Egg and vegetable muffin recipe: eggs are used in this recipe as they are a great addition to your diet containing 11 vitamins and minerals!! Eggs also contain choline, omega 3 fatty acids and antioxidants.
- Choline is essential for helping produce acetylcholine which is an important neurotransmitter.
- Omega-3 fatty acids have various benefits for your body and brain.
- A diet high in antioxidants may offset oxidative stress and cellular damage associated with aging and Parkinson’s.
- 4 eggs
- 15-20 spinach leaves, roughly chopped
- ¼ cup red capsicum, finely diced
- ¼ cup corn cornels (cooked)
- 6 cherry tomatoes (cut into quarters)
- Preheat the oven to 190°C/375°F.
- Grease a 6-cup muffin tin or use paper cupcake cases.
- Crack the eggs into a bowl and whisk together with a fork.
- Add the capsicum, spinach, tomato and corn to the whisked eggs and stir.
- Pour the egg mixture into the greased 6-cup muffin tin or paper cupcake cases.
- Bake for 10-12 minutes or until eggs are set.
- Allow to cool for 5 minutes before removing from muffin tin.
I hope you enjoy making and eating these Egg and vegetable muffins.
Estimated nutrition information per muffin: 50 calories, 4 grams protein, 3 grams fat, 2 grams carbohydrate, 40 mg sodium.
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