Please bear with me on this post. Avocado in the morning is not everyone’s cup of tea. Nor a salad either. But here are 12 breakfast ideas that might pique your interest to try one, or two or twelve. My first choice is going to be Mexican Scrambled Eggs. Need not be just for breakfast either. Brunch anyone ?
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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 avo, and you’re good to go for a tasty avocado breakfast.
Per jar: 356 cal, 25 g fat (10.5 g sat fat), 788 mg sodium, 26 g protein, 6 g carbs, 2 g fiber
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
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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.
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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
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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 fromPrevention, 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
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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
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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
A salad…for breakfast? Yep, breakfast salads are totally a thing, and I guarantee you’ll be on board once you sink your fork into this combo of sweet potatoes, blueberries, and avocado.
Per serving: 523 cal, 37.9 g fat (12.1 g sat fat), 7.5 g protein, 57.6 g carbs, 15 g fiber, 15.3 g sugar, 156 mg sodium
Breakfast tacos are hard evidence that these packed tortillas are ALWAYS a great idea—morning, afternoon, or night. But if you’re vegan, most breakfast tacos (which often contain eggs) are off the table. Until now! Try out this plant-based version, which features scrambled tofu.
Per serving: 372 cal, 13.4 g fat (2.1 g sat fat), 18.6 g protein, 51 g carbs, 14.6 g fiber, 4.5 g sugar, 523 mg sodium
Loaded Veggie Avocado Quinoa Frittatas
These mini frittatas are packed with healthy ingredients, like quinoa, eggs, spinach, red peppers, and, of course, avocado. Not to mention, they contain nearly five grams of protein per tiny frittata.
Per serving: 113 cal, 5 g fat, 4.8 g protein, 12.6 g carbs, 2.2 g fiber, 1 g sugar
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Savory Corn Waffles With Tomato Herb Salad
Avocado 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
Per serving: 495 cal, 32 g fat (9 g sat fat), 19 g protein, 36 g carbs, 6 g fiber, 915 mg sodium
OK. Did any one of these make your mouth water for avocado in the a.m. ? I hope you are saying, “Yes. Yes they did”, because my mouth is and I just ate.