I'll eat an avocado any time of day, but for breakfast it seems especially satisfying. This creamy green fruit is loaded with a dose of healthy fats that make your morning meal more satiating and satisfying, and won't leave you reaching for a snack in an hour. From smoothies to toast to breakfast bowls, here are 10 delicious ways to eat an avocado for breakfast.
Here's how to give your avocado toast a sweet upgrade this year, plus an extra boost of protein from Greek yogurt.
Just say yes to adding avocados to your smoothies — starting with this chocolate number. It leaves smoothies with a lush, extra-creamy consistency, and the added fat will help keep you full.
This Indian-inspired drink is thick, creamy, and puts avocados at the forefront. The recipe calls for sugar, but you can swap it for honey or agave syrup.
When I use fresh pizza dough, as the recipe calls for, I always cook it ahead of time to get a jump on breakfast. Naan, flatbreads, and pita all make a fine substitute when you want a quick and convenient solution, though.
Along with a couple slices of crispy bacon and a fried egg, avocado adds a dose to fat to make this salad a filling way to kick off the day. If you can't get your hands on blueberries, pomegranate arils as well as dried cherries and apricots make a nice swap.
A hard-boiled egg is my usual avocado toast topping, but few simple twists make this version feel fresh and more interesting. The recipe calls for fresh basil, which is always my first choice, although any herbs you have on hand will work nicely.
A leisurely morning works best for this recipe, since the fritters take a bit of time to assemble, but one bite and all the work is worth it. The fritters taste kind of like fried guacamole, thanks to the cilantro and lime, while kale and quinoa offer a boost of protein.
Come Wednesday morning and you're going to be so glad you added this bowl to your weekend meal prep routine. Just about everything can be prepared in advance, so all that's left to do before digging in is to top your bowl with extra avocado.
A combination of lime juice and zest, agave nectar, and a splash of vanilla totally transform ripe avocado into a sweet and tangy, lush toast topping.
Okay, so this is technically a dessert, but you only live once, so go for it.