What Are Some Healthy Breakfast Ideas?


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Food Network has simple and easy to follow recipes for healthy breakfast ideas. The breakfast burritos recipe yields four servings, while the baked French toast yields six servings.

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What Are Some Healthy Breakfast Ideas?
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To make the breakfast burritos, heat 2 teaspoons canola oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Cook 1 cup diced small red onion and 1 seeded and diced red bell pepper for eight minutes. Add 1 cup drained, rinsed, canned black beans and 1/4 teaspoon chili flakes, and cook for three minutes. Season with salt and pepper, and set aside. Whisk 4 eggs and 4 egg whites. Stir in 1/3 cup shredded pepper jack cheese. Add eggs to a skillet over medium heat, and scramble, cooking for three minutes. Spread 4 10-inch whole-wheat tortillas with 1 tablespoon sour cream, 1 tablespoon salsa, 1/4 black bean mixture, 1/4 scrambled eggs, diced tomatoes and 1/4 avocado. Roll up, and serve.

To make the French toast, grease a 9-by-13-inch baking dish. Arrange 24 1-inch whole-wheat bread slices in rows of three. Whisk together 12 ounces evaporated milk, 1 cup milk, 1 teaspoon vanilla, 1/4 teaspoon almond extract, 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon, a pinch of kosher salt and 4 large eggs. Pour the mixture over the bread, and refrigerate for eight hours. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Sprinkle 1/3 cup chopped pecans, 2 tablespoons maple syrup and 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon over the top. Bake for 40 minutes.

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