Girl Smarts: 9 avocado breakfasts that don't involve toast

9 avocado breakfasts that don't involve toast

But if you're just enjoying avocados at breakfast in toast form, then you're seriously missing out.

Let's get one thing out of the way: Avocado toast is awesome. It's filling, it's infinitely adaptable, and it makes for a really nice photo. I love avocado almost as much as Antoni from Queer Eye.

But if you're just enjoying avocados at breakfast in toast form, then you're seriously missing out.

There's a whole world of tasty, interesting avocado breakfasts out there just waiting for you to shake things up a little. Try any one of these nine recipes next time you're in an avo toast rut.

1) Savory Corn Waffles With Tomato Herb Salad


Avo toast, meet avo waffles. These waffles from Woman's Day are topped with tomatoes, avocado, and fresh herbs (and a ranch-like dressing) - perfect if you hate super-sweet breakfasts.

Per serving: 305 cal, 15.5 g fat (6.5 g sat fat), 8 g protein, 450 mg sodium, 36 g carbs, 4 g fiber.

2) Breakfast Chilaquiles


Yes, it is 100 percent acceptable to have chips for breakfast - especially when they're slathered with avocados, pico de gallo, and sour cream like in this Good Housekeepingrecipe.

Per serving: 495 cal, 32g fat (9 g sat fat), 19 g protein, 36g carbs, 6g fiber, 915mg sodium.

3) Cheddar, Pepper, And Avocado Scrambled Eggs In A Jar


Your morning eggs just got way more portable thanks to this handy trick from Woman's Day. Prep your jar overnight, microwave in the morning, add a hefty dose of avocado, and you're good to go.

Per jar: 356 cal, 25 g fat (10.5 g sat fat), 788 mg sodium, 26 g protein, 6 g carbs, 2 g fiber.

4) Mexican Scrambled Eggs


Upgrade scrambled eggs with a tasty homemade salsa (featuring avocado, natch) with this recipe from Woman's Day.

Per serving: 210 cal, 14 g fat (3 g sat fat), 375 mg sodium, 13 g protein, 18 g carbs, 6 g fiber.

5) Avocado, Ham, And Egg Cups


For a super-filling (and low carb!) avocado breakfast, try cracking an egg into the center as shown in this Prevention recipe. So. Good.

Per serving: 267 cal, 21.5 g fat (4.5 g sat fat), 12 g protein, 9 g carb, 7 g fiber, 1 g sugars, 513 mg sodium.

6) BBQ Chickpea & Cauliflower Flatbreads with Avocado Mash


If you're still extremely committed to avocado toast, upgrade to a flatbread version from Good Housekeeping, which is topped with roasted cauliflower and chickpeas.

Per serving: 500 calories, 25 g fat (4 g sat fat), 915 mg sodium, 65 g carbs, 13 g fiber, 11 g protein.

7) Bacon, Egg, And Kale Bowl


Nutritionists are always saying to eat more greens at breakfast...if you slap a fried egg and some avocado on top of this veggie grain bowl from Prevention, you won't even be mad about it.

Per serving: 381 cal, 20 g fat (4.5 g sat fat) 16 g protein, 37 g carb, 8 g fiber, 0 g sugars, 480 mg sodium.

8) Fully Loaded Fried-Egg BLT


Make the world's best sandwich breakfast-friendly with a fried egg and some mashed avocado. My mouth is watering just looking at that pic, TBH.

Per serving: 410 cals, 24 g fat (6 g sat), 20 g protein, 29 g carbs, 7 g fiber, 745 mg sodium.

9) Perfect Fruit And Veggie Smoothie


If you hate the taste of bananas in your smoothie (some people do!) use avocado instead like in this recipe from Prevention. You'll get similar creaminess and thickness - with an extra dose of healthy fats.

Per serving: 396 cal, 13 g fat (3 g sat fat), 26 g protein, 45 g carbs, 13 g fiber, 28 g sugar, 489 mg sodium.

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