Mexican Meatless Monday–Ortega Omelet

I’m celebrating Meatless Monday by bringing Mexican Meatless Mondays back this week! Hopefully, I’ll get on roll with this series again. It’s a great way to make Mexican food healthy wlEmoticon smile9 Mexican Meatless Monday–Ortega Omelet

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I always have Ortega green chiles in my pantry. I add them to burritos, beans, eggs and more. They are NOT hot or spicy at all. The can even says ‘mild’ and it is for real. But, they add a great flavor to dishes and I love it!

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Ortega Omelet

{Serves one – Vegetarian – Gluten Free}


  • 2 eggs & 2 egg whites
  • 2 Tb. diced green chiles
  • 2 Tb. green onion
  • shredded cheddar or pepper-jack
  • avocado
  • salt & pepper

Directions: Mix eggs (I always add a dash of milk to make it fluffier) and cook until though ‘omelet style’. Season with S&P.  Stuff egg with green chiles and onions, fold over and top with cheese and avocado.

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In other news…

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I have a sad panda. Literally.

I bought a cute panda spoon from China and just found it broken. I wrapped it up in my clothes to keep it from breaking and put it through the wash on accident. #SadPanda

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Question: What are you eatin’ for dinner?


  1. says

    I love me some green chiles as well! I have been on an egg kick every morning mainly because I am going grain free. Loving it so far! For dinner tonight I made buffalo chicken in the crock pot and added it to a lettuce wrap. TO.DIE.FOR!

  2. says

    What a cute, yet sad, little penguin…:(

    We had meatloaf, mashed potatoes and green beans. And, my 13 year old baked a cake from scratch….so it appears I made up for my light eating on Sunday by indulging on Monday. :-)

    Its okay, tonights workout is a track workout so ill burn it off. Lol

    The omelet looks amazing btw!!

  3. says

    I don’t know what’s for dinner yet. I was actually thinking quinoa mixed with scrambled eggs and cheese…(Don’t consider me “meatless” though. I have a good amount of chili chock full of cow for lunch) but I don’t know if the BF and daughter will go for it. I may add kielbasa to theirs……

  4. says

    Wow your omelet looks fab! So delicious, can’t wait to try out the recipe! Also, i’m sorry about your panda, it looks so cute too!

    If you want a natural way to keep up your health and immunity, you should totally check out ! They have super great blog posts on maintaining a healthy lifestyle too, which it seems like you do!

    Hope you have an amazing week!

  5. Nicole says

    Tonight for dinner might be a salad from Panera or Chicken Maison’s chicken kabobs. I love omelets or scrambles any time of day! I had an veggie scramble with green chilies on Sunday for brunch….MMmmmm!

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