Breakfast Recipe


 

Breakfast

Black Bean Breakfast Bowl

Breakfast-bowl
Submitted by: Matt D
Photo by: Sherri

Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 5 minutes
Ready in: 15 minutes
Servings: 2

"This quick and easy breakfast is loaded with protein and flavor from layers of black beans, scambled eggs, avocado, and salsa." 


Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 eggs, beaten
  • 1 (15 ounce) can black beans, drained
  • and rinsed
  • 1 avocado, peeled and sliced
  • 1/4 cup salsa
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste


Directions

  1. Heat olive oil in a small pan over medium heat. Cook and stir eggs until eggs are set, 3 to 5 minutes.
  2. Place black beans in a microwave-safe bowl. Heat on High in the microwave until warm, about 1 minute.
  3. Divide warmed black beans between two bowls.
  4. Top each bowl with scrambled eggs, avocado, and salsa. Season with salt and black pepper.

Good-Morning Banana Nut Cereal

NutCareal
Submitted by: HomesKillet
Photo by: Blender Woman

Prep Time: 5 Minutes

Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 20 Minutes
Servings: 1

"Quinoa, rolled oats, and oat bran are cooked into a delicious hot cereal with banana and walnuts to help satisfy you and keep you full." 


Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup skim milk
  • 1 tablespoon quinoa
  • 1/2 small banana, sliced
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons rolled oats
  • 1 tablespoon oat bran
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 pinch ground cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon chopped walnuts
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract


Directions

  1. Stir the water, milk, and quinoa together in a saucepan; bring to a gentle boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer 5 minutes, or until the quinoa begins to soften. Stir in the banana, rolled oats, oat bran, salt, and cinnamon. Cook, stirring frequently over low heat for 2 to 5 minutes or until the mixture thickens. Remove from the heat and stir in the walnuts, brown sugar, and vanilla.

Egg & Salmon Sandwich

Egg-SalmonSandwich

Smoked salmon and egg whites on a toasted whole-wheat English muffin is the perfect power breakfast. For a more substantial meal, pair it with a piece of fruit or a glass of 100% juice.

Total time: 15 minutes
Serving: 1 

Ingredients

  • 1/2 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped red onion
  • 2 large egg whites, beaten
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon capers, rinsed and chopped (optional)
  • 1 ounce smoked salmon
  • 1 slice tomato
  • 1 whole-wheat English muffin, split and toasted

Directions

  1. Heat oil in a small nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add onion and cook, stirring, until it begins to soften, about 1 minute. Add egg whites, salt and capers (if using) and cook, stirring constantly, until whites are set, about 30 seconds.
  2. To make the sandwich, layer the egg whites, smoked salmon and tomato on English muffin.


Nutrition

Per serving : 214 Calories; 5 g Fat; 1 g Sat; 2 g Mono; 7 mg Cholesterol; 25 g Carbohydrates; 19 g Protein; 3 g Fiber; 670 mg Sodium; 221 mg Potassium

1 1/2 Carbohydrate Serving Exchanges: 1 1/2 starch, 2 lean meat


Quick Breakfast Taco

BreakfastTaco

From EatingWell:  May/June 2008, EatingWell for a Healthy Heart Cookbook (2008), The EatingWell Diet (2007)

A smaller cousin of the breakfast burrito, the breakfast taco made with reduced-fat Cheddar and egg substitute is a satisfying and healthy breakfast option.

Total time: 15 minutes
Serving: 1

Ingredients

  • 2 corn tortillas
  • 1 tablespoon salsa
  • 2 tablespoons shredded reduced-fat Cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup liquid egg substitute, such as Egg Beaters

Directions

  1. Top tortillas with salsa and cheese. Heat in the microwave until the cheese is melted, about 30 seconds.
  2. Meanwhile coat a small nonstick skillet with cooking spray. Heat over medium heat, add egg substitute and cook, stirring, until the eggs are cooked through, about 90 seconds. Divide the scrambled egg between the tacos.


Nutrition

Per serving : 153 Calories; 2 g Fat; 1 g Sat; 0 g Mono; 3 mg Cholesterol; 15 g Carbohydrates; 17 g Protein; 0 g Fiber; 453 mg Sodium; 207 mg Potassium

1 Carbohydrate Serving

Exchanges: 1 starch, 2 very lean meat


Salsa-Tofu Breakfast Burrito


Burrito

From EatingWell: March/April 2013

Even though this healthy breakfast burrito comes together in just 5 minutes, you can make this burrito even faster by skipping the skillet and combining the tofu, salsa, salt and pepper in a bowl and microwaving until hot, about 1 minute. Use soy cheese to make it a vegan burrito. 

1 serving | Active Time: 5 minutes | Total Time: 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 cup crumbled extra-firm tofu
  • 2 tablespoons fresh salsa
  • Pinch of salt
  • Pinch of freshly ground pepper
  • 2 tablespoons shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1 8-inch whole-wheat tortilla

Directions

  1. Heat oil in a small nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add tofu and cook, stirring occasionally, until beginning to brown, about 2 minutes. Stir in salsa, salt and pepper; continue cooking until heated through, about 30 seconds. Spread cheese down the center of tortilla. Top with the tofu mixture. Fold in the ends of the tortilla and roll into a burrito.

Nutrition

Per serving : 259 Calories; 13 g Fat; 4 g Sat; 6 g Mono; 13 mg Cholesterol; 30 g Carbohydrates; 15 g Protein; 4 g Fiber; 648 mg Sodium; 341 mg Potassium

2 Carbohydrate Serving

Exchanges: 2 starch, 1/2 vegetable, 1 lean meat, 1/2 medium fat meat, 1 fat


Citrus Berry Smoothie

BerrySmoothie

From EatingWell: July/August 2008

This meal-in-a-glass smoothie is bursting with berries and orange juice, healthful sources of carbohydrate and powerful antioxidants. Getting plenty of antioxidant-rich foods make sense for active people, since free radicals are produced any time the body's cell process oxygen. 

Total time: 5 minutes
Serving: 1 smoothie, about 2 cups

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cups fresh berries
  • 3/4 cup low-fat plain yogurt
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons nonfat dry milk
  • 1 tablespoon toasted wheat germ
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract


Directions

  1. Place berries, yogurt, orange juice, dry milk, wheat germ, honey and vanilla in a blender and blend until smooth.


Nutrition

Per serving : 432 Calories; 3 g Fat; 2 g Sat; 0 g Mono; 15 mg Cholesterol; 77 g Carbohydrates; 20 g Protein; 7 g Fiber; 250 mg Sodium; 617 mg Potassium

4 1/2 Carbohydrate Serving
Exchanges: 3 fruit, 2 low-fat milk


Raspberry-Avocado Smoothie

Smoothie
From EatingWell: April/May 2006

A creamy avocado makes a surprise appearance in a sweet beverage. 

Total time: 5 minutes
Serving: 2

Ingredients

  • 1 avocado, peeled and pitted
  • 3/4 cup orange juice
  • 3/4 cup raspberry juice
  • 1/2 cup frozen raspberries, (not thawed)


Directions

  1. Puree avocado, orange juice, raspberry juice and raspberries in a blender until smooth.


Nutrition

Per serving : 249 Calories; 14 g Fat; 2 g Sat; 9 g Mono; 0 mg Cholesterol; 32 g Carbohydrates; 3 g Protein; 7 g Fiber; 14 mg Sodium; 625 mg Potassium
1 1/2 Carbohydrate Serving
Exchanges: 1 1/2 fruit, 2 fat

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