Lose Your Gut – Breakfast

Lose Your Gut – Breakfast

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Better Than Green Eggs and Ham:

Ingredients:

  • Large Portobello mushroom cap
  • ½ tsp. olive oil, divided
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 egg
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1/8 avocado, thinly sliced
  • Herbs and spices of your choice

Directions:

  1. Preheat the broiler. Line large baking sheet with foil
  2. Remove and discard mushroom stems. Brush both sides of mushroom caps with half the olive oil and sprinkle with salt, and then place grill-side up on the baking sheet. Broil mushroom until soft, about 5 minutes per side.
  3. Heat the remaining oil in a nonstick pan over medium-low heat. Whisk the eggs and whites in a bowl, add to pan, and scramble. When eggs are just set, remove from heat.
  4. Top mushroom cap with eggs and sliced avocado. Season with salt, pepper, and spices of your choices.
  • 226 calories
  • 14 grams fat
  • 17 grams protein

'8009'

Ole’ Omelets:

Ingredients:

  • 1 can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • Juice of one lime
  • Dash of hot sauce
  • 4 eggs
  • 4 egg whites
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 tbsp. bottled salsa
  • ½ avocado, sliced

Directions:

  1. Pulse the black beans, lime juice, and hot sauce in a food processor.
  2. Coat a small nonstick pan with cooking spray and heat over a medium flame
  3. Crack one egg and combine in a bowl with egg whites, salt and pepper. Whisk, and then add to the pan. Use a spatula to stir, and lift the cooked egg to let the raw egg slide under.
  4. When the eggs have all but set, spoon a quarter of the black bean mixture onto the omelet. Fold over a third of the egg to cover the mixture, and then slide the omelet onto a plate, using the spatula to flip it over at the last second to form a fully rolled omelet.
  5. Top with salsa and avocado. Repeat with the remaining eggs.
  • 232 calories
  • 9 grams fat
  • 17 grams protein

oatmeal

PG and J Bowl:

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup water
  • ½ cup quick cooking oats
  • 1 tbsp. natural peanut butter
  • ½ cup strawberries or raspberries

Directions:

  1. Bring the water to a boil
  2. Stir in the oats and cook until soft, about 3 minutes
  3. Just before the oats are finished, stir in the peanut butter and berries
  • 269 calories
  • 11 grams fat
  • 9 grams protein
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