Though many people believe that high-fat foods make you gain weight, foods that contain essential fatty acids have been linked to weight loss and good heart health. Your diet should include foods with omega-3 and omega-6 to maintain a healthy lifestyle.
For a low-carb breakfast full of healthy fats, try this Avocado Egg Bake! Avocados are one of the world’s healthiest foods. They provide fiber, omega-3s, and a variety of minerals. Eggs contain a good balance of fats and protein. The combination of avocado and eggs is not only delicious, but incredibly healthy as well!
Yields: 2 servings | Serving Size: 1/2 avocado | Calories: 233 | Total Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 186mg | Sodium: 369mg | Carbohydrates: 9g | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 1g | Protein: 8g | SmartPoints: 8
- 1 ripe avocado
- 2 eggs, organic free-range
- 2 pinches freshly ground black pepper
- 2 pinches kosher or sea salt
- 2 pinches paprika
- 4 fresh rosemary leaves, cut into small pieces
- Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
- Cut the avocado in half, remove the pit, and scoop out (and discard) about two teaspoons from each half to make room for the eggs. Crack open one egg at a time and drop inside each avocado half, making sure the yolk is in the center of each half.
- Season each egg with black pepper, salt, paprika, and sliced rosemary leaves.
- Carefully transfer each avocado half to a parchment lined baking pan.
- Place in the oven.
- Allow to bake for 10 minutes or until the whites have set.
- Remove from the oven and enjoy!
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