This Brunch Builds Muscle and Tastes Great (Over 78g of Protein!)
Now this is breakfast food that you can eat at any time

August 3, 2022

chard and bacon frittata builds muscle

Here’s a quick and easy dish that not only builds muscle, it’s a nutritional powerhouse.

“Frittata” only sounds fancy. Basically you just dump a bunch of ingredients into a baking dish, whisk in some eggs, and bake the thing in the oven. Watch the video below to see the super-easy steps.

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This recipe leverages the nutritional superpowers of Swiss chard, kale’s more colourful cousin. It’s high in important vitamins that can fend off all sorts of gnarly diseases.

Plus, it’s loaded with fibre, that stomach-filling nutrient most men don’t eat enough of. And it builds muscle to boot!

Why This Breakfast is King of the AM

If you haven’t tried Swiss chard, do yourself a favour: this leafy green is packed with health benefits beyond its fibre payload. Every portion contains massive amounts of Vitamin K which is involved in many important processes inside your body. Namely, it aids in blood clotting and the formation of different cells. It’s also vital to the bone healht, with regular intake of this green helping lower your risk of fractures and osteoporosis. 

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But these health benefits don’t start and stop at your bones. Swiss chard may also be good for your heart. Chard contains healthy helpings of magnesium and potassium, two elements that can help regulate your blood pressure levels, keeping you from dipping too low or spiking too high. Studies have shown that people who eat plenty of green leafy veggies tend to have a lower risk of develoiping heart disease. 

So, what are you waiting for? It’s time to whip up this tasty breakfast, build muscle and boost your health—all in one easy-to-eat, easy-to-prep package:

Frittata with Chard and Cheese

Build muscle at breakfast with this AM muscle primer.

  • Pot
  • Oven-Safe Glass Dish
  • Mixing Bowl
  • 4 Leaves Swiss Chard
  • 1 Onion
  • 1 Clove Garlic
  • 6 Eggs
  • 3 tbsp Grated Parmesan
  • 4 Strips Bacon
  1. Cut up Swiss Chard into small pieces.

  2. Slice onion into tiny chunks.

  3. Chop up garlic clove.

  4. Crack six eggs in a mixing bowl. Add parmesan. Mix together lightly with fork until you get a consistent, smooth mixture.

  5. Boil swiss chard in pot.

  6. Spread bacon, onion, garlic and boild chard evenly across a glass dish. Cover in egg mixture.

  7. Bake at 180°C for 30 minutes.