(Photo and recipe credit courtesy Grok Grub)
I cannot say enough good things about avocados! This fatty food is actually one of the best low glycemic, fat burning superfoods there is. Their mild taste makes them so adaptable to so many recipes—any time of the day. And they are the perfect breakfast food, combined with the protein power of eggs. Avocados contain lots of healthy, blood sugar-lowering, satisfying, monounsaturated fats, in addition to antioxidants, vitamins and minerals. A breakfast high in healthy fats and protein will turn on your fat burning, blood sugar-stabilizing power the whole day!
This recipe is super easy, but really delicious, satisfying and filling—sure to become one of your favorites!
4 oz smoked salmon
Chili flakes or Sriracha
Preheat oven to 425°F. Halve the avocados, then remove the large pit—I do this by holding the avocado carefully, fingers out of the way, and hitting it with a sharp knife blade. The pit then sticks to the blade and it comes out cleanly. If the hole looks small, scoop out a small bit extra with a spoon.
Arrange the avocado halves on a cookie sheet, and line the hollows with thin strips of smoked salmon. Crack each of the eggs into a small bowl, then spoon the yolks and however much white the avocado will hold. Add salt and fresh cracked black pepper on top of the eggs, to taste. Sprinkle with chili flakes if desired.
Gently place the cookie sheet in the oven and bake for about 15-20 minutes, until the eggs look cooked. Dot with Sriracha, serve warm and enjoy! Serves 4.
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