Current nutrition trends tell us that the best breakfast we can give ourselves includes a serve PROTEIN + a serve of GOOD FAT + a serve of SMART CARBS.  If this all sounds like hard work, it’s not.  And these Little Breaky Egg Bowls are a great start.

These Little Breaky Egg Bowls are perfect if you are in a hurry and trying very hard to eat a nourishing breakfast rather than grabbing the kids leftovers or a coffee and banana bread.  Literally 5 minutes and you’re done.


Ingredients (makes 1 Little Breaky Bowl)

  • 2 Large Free Range Eggs
  • 1 tbsp Sour Cream
  • 1 tbsp Brown Lentils, drained
  • 1/4 Avocado, peeled, seeded and sliced
  • 1 wedge Lemon
  • 1 tsp Butter or Olive Oil

Method

  1. Lightly beat together the eggs and the sour cream and season to taste with salt & pepper.
  2. If you like to scramble your eggs in a pan, add a little olive oil and/or butter to a non stick pan on a moderate heat and add the eggs. Try not to move the eggs around too much or the egg and liquid will separate. Cook until 'just cooked' - that way the egg will stay silky smooth. If you prefer to pop the eggs in the microwave, run a little butter or olive oil around the inside of your little bowl, add the eggs and then cook on high for 15 - 20 seconds. Stir and then cook for a further 10 - 15 seconds if required (remember don't cook the eggs for too long as they will go rubbery)
  3. Once your egg are cooked, add the lentils, avocado, cherry tomatoes and a squeeze of lemon. Season to taste and if you feel like a little heat to get your metabolism up and running for the day, add some chilli flakes or a dusting of cayenne pepper.

If you're not a fan of lentils, you could switch this out for another 'smart carb'.  Try a few pieces of baked sweet potato (perhaps left over from a roast dinner), some Mexican Black Beans, a tablespoon of cooked Quinoa, a tablespoon of Brown Rice or at a stretch, a small piece of toasted good quality sourdough bread.

  • looks good thanks for sharing

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  • So cute and delicious.

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  • What a great mixed brekky bowl!

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  • These bowls look simple to make and yet delicous as well and healthy screams at me when I see this. Looks so fresh and tantalising.

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  • I can’t wait to give this ago with quinoa

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  • I’m going to try this this weekend.

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  • This looks like such a healthy filling breakfast.

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  • Looks wholesome and lovely thanks for sharing

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  • This one would be awesome in our house. Thanks :)

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  • PLEASE post more recipes – this sounds great!!

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  • The oh yum yum

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  • Oh yum. I am always looking for another breakfast option to mix it up a little. Definitely going to give this a go.

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  • I make something like this for my lunch. Except I use four bean mix. And skip the lemon

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  • I tried this recipe this morning as I was tired and hungry and the thought of the day was horrifying. This was not only yummy but got me set up for the day

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  • What a lovely idea. it’ looks so stylish. I will have to try this one. Thank you for the inspiration!!

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