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Egg free breakfast

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Created June 20, 2011 at 6:28 PM

I love breakfast, love love love! With Paleo my breakfast is just not as much fun anymore. No more hot chocolate, no more bread with cheese, no more yogurt.

Most of the breakfast tip I find is left over dinner or egg breakfast and I don??t eat eggs not do I find left over dinner to substitute my love for breakfast.

What is your favorite egg-and-leftover-free breakfast?

Have a nice day!

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5381 · July 15, 2012 at 5:54 AM

Strawberries are very low sugar fruit. Just sayin. (Banana, not even close, but hey, _is_ only half of one!)

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5381 · July 15, 2012 at 5:52 AM

Strawberries are low sugar berries. Just sayin.

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6433 · June 22, 2011 at 5:42 PM

Where are you? I know that Fage sell a delicious full fat Greek yoghurt which is available internationally.

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2297 · June 22, 2011 at 4:40 PM

It's more like a breakfast cereal, since the coconut stays pretty firm. If you let it sit for a couple of hours, the coconut absorbs the moisture from the cream, and you get a delicious creamy coconut treat - bonus points for chilling it - but the coconut is still solid in it.

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5232 · June 22, 2011 at 4:11 AM

Yeah, it was pretty random. x) No prob!

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70 · June 22, 2011 at 3:32 AM

Thank you! Ill do this one for sure

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70 · June 22, 2011 at 3:30 AM

Haha, not sure if that is my cup of tea - but thanks!

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70 · June 22, 2011 at 3:30 AM

You are so right, I am new because I always fail at breakfast!! Thanks for good advice, where do you buy the best greek yogurt with the most BF, the best I find is at Fresh market and it in only 2%=??

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70 · June 22, 2011 at 3:28 AM

Thank you! I will look in to that!

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70 · June 22, 2011 at 3:28 AM

Sounds so good, leads to next question - where do I find the best greek yoghurt? The one I find at whole foods and frsh M is only 2% BF, I am used for greek yoghurt to be about 10%`??

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70 · June 22, 2011 at 3:26 AM

Haha that does sound frightening!

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70 · June 22, 2011 at 3:26 AM

So it turns out like something smoothie like?

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50 · June 22, 2011 at 12:06 AM

I can't fathom having steak for breakfast without eggs. It just seems...empty...

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5477 · June 21, 2011 at 10:53 PM

@uep: Ah, yes, but *hidden* eggs! ;)

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3631 · June 21, 2011 at 6:49 PM

It's unlikely that many folks here will find a bunch of conventional (albeit egg-free) recipes terribly useful. I didn't down-vote you, but I did flag you for spamming.

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1081 · June 21, 2011 at 4:29 PM

In this case, I think 18% BF is 18% Butter Fat

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1012 · June 21, 2011 at 8:37 AM

+1 for the same reason

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1012 · June 21, 2011 at 8:32 AM

the irony of the first ingredient listed being eggs made me laugh.

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5904 · June 21, 2011 at 4:15 AM

Bacon does taste good!

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2297 · June 21, 2011 at 2:26 AM

I often use it as a lunch often. I tend to eat meat when I'm at home, and eat other stuff when I'm on the go. I actually had someone ask if I was vegetarian, since she only saw me eat my coconut and cream, or heavily buttered vegetables. That was a good laugh.

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5477 · June 21, 2011 at 1:08 AM

+1 for nice paleo foodie site I wasn't familiar with. Thanks!

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5477 · June 21, 2011 at 1:06 AM

+1 for introducing me to something very simple with two ingredients that I really, really like. This would make a great "time is short, on the go" breakfast. Thanks!

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21405 · June 21, 2011 at 1:03 AM

a little bit of both. I'm kinda a chaotic IF'er - I probably IF 2-3 days a week, but only if I can't be bothered to try and find something and didn't bother to pack a lunch. I'd rather get an extra 30 min of sleep and rise with the sun, then eat breakfast. On those 1-off days where I wake up before the sun naturally and can't sleep anymore, I'll make breakfast.

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60 · June 20, 2011 at 11:01 PM

Or best friend! :)

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60 · June 20, 2011 at 11:00 PM

I'm with this one. When I just can't think about eggs for breakfast I make paleo "cereal"...nuts and berries in almond milk or greek yogurt, with a sprinkle of toasted coconut and some cinnamon on top. Yum. Otherwise I'm getting pretty used to leftovers. Had meatloaf and some kale soup the other morning. Rawrrr!

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10255 · June 20, 2011 at 10:47 PM

a boyfriend that is 18% cream? ya baby!

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2435 · June 20, 2011 at 10:43 PM

BF can also mean boyfriend, while you're learning.

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0 · June 20, 2011 at 9:59 PM

Skip breakfast for IF reasons? Or simply not hungry?

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0 · June 20, 2011 at 9:57 PM

Thanks for the link...this recipe looks amazing.

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10255 · June 20, 2011 at 7:15 PM

i could love that with just a little chopped mango mixed in

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70 · June 20, 2011 at 7:08 PM

That is great, not only food tips but also a english lesson!

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10255 · June 20, 2011 at 7:06 PM

sorry, i'm old school- butter fat now known as milk fat

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3717 · June 20, 2011 at 7:03 PM

BF% = "body fat percentage"

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70 · June 20, 2011 at 6:48 PM

Thanks for the tip! Sorry, english is not my native language, what does BF stand for?

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70 · June 20, 2011 at 6:47 PM

I can eat eggs, especially if they are cooked in to things. I just have a silly (read stupid) thing about the egg consistency.

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1035 · June 20, 2011 at 6:43 PM

Bacon tastes good.

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5904 · June 21, 2011 at 4:15 AM

Bacon does taste good!

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39841 · June 20, 2011 at 6:54 PM

Had sweet potato and sardines today, but as I'm typing this I realize that it sounds horrifying for breakfast. Maybe I've lost my sense of taste.

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10255 · June 20, 2011 at 7:15 PM

i could love that with just a little chopped mango mixed in

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70 · June 22, 2011 at 3:26 AM

Haha that does sound frightening!

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5516 · June 20, 2011 at 6:37 PM

Black coffee :)

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24271 · June 20, 2011 at 9:08 PM

This Coconut Muesli is really good. I also like just a mix of macadamia nuts and coconut flakes as a cereal substitute.

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1012 · June 21, 2011 at 8:37 AM

+1 for the same reason

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70 · June 22, 2011 at 3:28 AM

Thank you! I will look in to that!

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5477 · June 21, 2011 at 1:08 AM

+1 for nice paleo foodie site I wasn't familiar with. Thanks!

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2297 · June 20, 2011 at 8:55 PM

I'm a fan of 1 cup of shredded dried coconut in 6 table spoons of heavy cream (can substitute for coconut milk). I add in a little water to cut the thickness, but I enjoy eating it. It's got 76g of fat, so definitely an energy-packed breakfast.

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5477 · June 21, 2011 at 1:06 AM

+1 for introducing me to something very simple with two ingredients that I really, really like. This would make a great "time is short, on the go" breakfast. Thanks!

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2297 · June 21, 2011 at 2:26 AM

I often use it as a lunch often. I tend to eat meat when I'm at home, and eat other stuff when I'm on the go. I actually had someone ask if I was vegetarian, since she only saw me eat my coconut and cream, or heavily buttered vegetables. That was a good laugh.

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70 · June 22, 2011 at 3:26 AM

So it turns out like something smoothie like?

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2297 · June 22, 2011 at 4:40 PM

It's more like a breakfast cereal, since the coconut stays pretty firm. If you let it sit for a couple of hours, the coconut absorbs the moisture from the cream, and you get a delicious creamy coconut treat - bonus points for chilling it - but the coconut is still solid in it.

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5232 · June 21, 2011 at 6:04 PM

I know this sounds strange and very unconventional, but I just ate a large dish of gelatin for breakfast. My tummy was rumbling and it was staring me down.

Last night, I combined 3/4 c tinned pumpkin, 1/2 cup water, vanilla, cinnamon and cloves, and three packets of plain gelatin in a small bowl. Heated up a cup of coconut milk until simmering, then poured it in and stirred. It sets in about two hours, and is very dense and thick. It was frikkin' incredible.

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70 · June 22, 2011 at 3:30 AM

Haha, not sure if that is my cup of tea - but thanks!

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5232 · June 22, 2011 at 4:11 AM

Yeah, it was pretty random. x) No prob!

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12369 · June 20, 2011 at 9:22 PM

Sweet potato hash is a good one and you can use any meat in substitute for the bacon

There are loads of muffin recipes on a lot of the paleo blogs that would be good (i've made quite a few - and they turn out great)

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0 · June 20, 2011 at 9:57 PM

Thanks for the link...this recipe looks amazing.

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5477 · June 20, 2011 at 8:11 PM

Here's a recipe for sausage biscuits that I love. I can't take credit for it - found it on a paleo site. If you are not into dried tomatoes, you can of course leave out those and make other minor changes.

These are yummy!

4 eggs 1/4 c. virgin palm oil (or lard or ghee or coconut oil) 1/4 tsp. Utah salt 1/4 tsp. onion powder or grated onion, opt. 1/8 - 1/4 c. minced scallions (or shallots or white onions) 1/2 c. coconut flour, sifted 1/4 tsp. baking soda (Aluminum free) 1/2 c. organic sundried tomatoes 4 to 8 oz. sausage or ground beef/bison sauteed with sundried tomatoes and some tomato or fave spaghetti sauce until semi-dry but mildly moist (I like Mario Batali's sauces)

Blend together eggs, oil, salt and onion. Combine coconut flour with baking soda and whisk into batter until there are no lumps. Fold in minced sundried tomatoes and sausage. Let the batter rest for 4-5 min to thicken. Drop batter by the spoonful onto greased cookie sheet (or use parchment paper), 2 in. apart. Bake at 400 degrees for 15 min.

Makes 8 biscuits.

There are some great "foodie" paleo sites and low carb sites which have good gluten free, paleo friendly recipes. Check this one out for the pancake recipe and more. There's a great pizza recipe on this one too that I use!

http://stuffimakemyhusband.blogspot.com/

Experiment, have fun and begin looking forward to your breakfasts again!

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1012 · June 21, 2011 at 8:32 AM

the irony of the first ingredient listed being eggs made me laugh.

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5477 · June 21, 2011 at 10:53 PM

@uep: Ah, yes, but *hidden* eggs! ;)

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15415 · June 20, 2011 at 6:55 PM

I had one of those moments this morning. Just wasn't in the mood for eggs. Often I will have coffee or tea with a fair amount of heavy cream and that will keep me going until lunch. Today I decided to "cheat" and had a half cup of blueberries with about 3 Tbsp of heavy cream, whipped. Another alternative is a small amount (1/4-1/2 cup) of full-fat, unsweetened yogurt (like good Greek yogurt) with fruit and a few nuts, maybe with some cream added.

I am a dedicated carnivore / protein lover but sometimes, especially for breakfast, I need to take a break from it.

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60 · June 20, 2011 at 11:00 PM

I'm with this one. When I just can't think about eggs for breakfast I make paleo "cereal"...nuts and berries in almond milk or greek yogurt, with a sprinkle of toasted coconut and some cinnamon on top. Yum. Otherwise I'm getting pretty used to leftovers. Had meatloaf and some kale soup the other morning. Rawrrr!

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70 · June 22, 2011 at 3:28 AM

Sounds so good, leads to next question - where do I find the best greek yoghurt? The one I find at whole foods and frsh M is only 2% BF, I am used for greek yoghurt to be about 10%`??

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10919 · June 21, 2011 at 4:15 AM

grassfed ground beef sauteed with some kale sea salt and garlic

coconut milk with some whey protein (yeah I know, not paleo but occasionally it's a nice break,) Acai puree, and banana (I also put in egg yolks and half an egg shell but you don't have to if you want egg free. It's just an easy way to get the good vitamins in the eggs without having to have another darn fried egg.)

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5904 · June 21, 2011 at 4:09 AM

Berries, Apple, nuts & seeds and coconut cream or sometimes bio-dynamic organic honey and vanilla yogurt

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21405 · June 20, 2011 at 8:45 PM

I can do steak and guacamole for pretty much any meal.

But I also tend to go for nitrate free bacon and tomatoes... especially fresh ugly heirloom tomatoes with fresh cracked black pepper.

Some days I'll just eat a couple homemade sausages, maybe with some kimchi.

Most weekdays I skip breakfast tho...

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0 · June 20, 2011 at 9:59 PM

Skip breakfast for IF reasons? Or simply not hungry?

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21405 · June 21, 2011 at 1:03 AM

a little bit of both. I'm kinda a chaotic IF'er - I probably IF 2-3 days a week, but only if I can't be bothered to try and find something and didn't bother to pack a lunch. I'd rather get an extra 30 min of sleep and rise with the sun, then eat breakfast. On those 1-off days where I wake up before the sun naturally and can't sleep anymore, I'll make breakfast.

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828 · June 20, 2011 at 8:34 PM

I've been making a big batch of banana blondies on Sunday mornings and eating them all week. I eat at work as I only take 10 minutes to get ready and can't stomach breakfast for an hour or so after waking. I used to do hard boiled eggs but that got old quick.

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6433 · June 20, 2011 at 6:55 PM

It sounds like you're relatively new to Paleo, and thus unaccustomed to facing down large lumps of fat and protein at the breakfast table. I suggest that you ease into with Paleo-friendly versions of traditional breakfast items, and up the straight fat/protein as you progress.

It's still undecided whether or not dairy is harmful or even beneficial, so whilst you're transitioning you might find it helpful to include some - just make sure that it's high quality - and then later do an elimination test.

I would suggest:

Full fat Greek yoghurt/coconut kefir and berries.

Smoothies made with coconut milk, good quality protein powder, fruit and even neutral-tasting greens like raw spinach.

A grain-free continental style platter e.g. a selection of fruits, cheeses and sliced deli meats or other cold deli items like preserved roasted peppers.

You won't taste the egg used as a binder in Paleo breakfast treats, like gluten free pancakes or breads. I suggest heading over to Elana's Pantry for some easily Paleo-ified gluten free ideas.

http://www.elanaspantry.com/

Finally, you don't have to give up hot chocolate!

Just make up a cup with plain cocoa powder and hot water, and then top up with a splash of heavy cream for sweetness and flavour. Utterly delicious and probably actually quite healthy due to the polyphenol content.

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70 · June 22, 2011 at 3:30 AM

You are so right, I am new because I always fail at breakfast!! Thanks for good advice, where do you buy the best greek yogurt with the most BF, the best I find is at Fresh market and it in only 2%=??

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6433 · June 22, 2011 at 5:42 PM

Where are you? I know that Fage sell a delicious full fat Greek yoghurt which is available internationally.

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353 · June 20, 2011 at 6:52 PM

What about some skirt steak for breakfast? It's about the same cost as high quality bacon and cooks quickly. If you are not doing low carb, some sliced sweet potatoes (yams) cooked in butter are a great side!

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50 · June 22, 2011 at 12:06 AM

I can't fathom having steak for breakfast without eggs. It just seems...empty...

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1960 · June 20, 2011 at 6:48 PM

Unless you're allergic to eggs, you're missing out.

(though I really like sage's lobster and cantaloupe idea -- talk about yum!)

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10255 · June 20, 2011 at 6:40 PM

why no hot chocolate? i make mine with cocoa powder mixed into a little butter then add warmed 18%BF cream. if you are dairy free you could use coconut oil and coconut milk?

i like lobster with a slice of canteloup in the morning. you could add berries if your carb target allows.

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10255 · June 20, 2011 at 7:06 PM

sorry, i'm old school- butter fat now known as milk fat

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3717 · June 20, 2011 at 7:03 PM

BF% = "body fat percentage"

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70 · June 20, 2011 at 7:08 PM

That is great, not only food tips but also a english lesson!

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2435 · June 20, 2011 at 10:43 PM

BF can also mean boyfriend, while you're learning.

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60 · June 20, 2011 at 11:01 PM

Or best friend! :)

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1081 · June 21, 2011 at 4:29 PM

In this case, I think 18% BF is 18% Butter Fat

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70 · June 20, 2011 at 6:48 PM

Thanks for the tip! Sorry, english is not my native language, what does BF stand for?

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10255 · June 20, 2011 at 10:47 PM

a boyfriend that is 18% cream? ya baby!

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1031 · July 15, 2012 at 1:00 AM

Kippers! Before My Kellogg tried to save us from the evils of masturbation (I kid you not), the world was more than happy to eat fish for breakfast. I think it's an excellent source of healthy nutrients and quite satisfying -- fish that is, not corn flakes!

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0 · July 14, 2012 at 9:38 PM

During summer, I love nectarines, strawberries and cantelope doused in coconut milk. You could stick the coconut milk in the fridge for a few hours and whip it with a hand mixer and spinkle some crushed macadamias on top. I usually get most of my cooking ideas from Melissa Joulwan on http://www.theclothesmakethegirl.com. She's amazing. I know you said no leftovers, but the hotplate ideas in her cookbook would make an excellent breakfast also.

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60 · June 20, 2011 at 11:03 PM

There's a good recipe on Livestrong for paleo banana apple muffins. I toss some coconut into the recipe too (I put coconut in everything these days, it seems), and they make a nice cheaty-feeling breakfast.

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0 · June 20, 2011 at 9:57 PM

I love to blend. This is my favorite variation of a green smoothie: - 1/2 Banana - 3 Strawberries - 1 Large Leaf of Kale (sometimes 2) - 1C Almond Milk - 1/2C(ish) Greek Yogurt (I will never turn my back on this guy...for better or worse!) - 1 Scoop Whey (ON for me) - 1/2 Avocado

Although you will get some sugar from the demonized banana and strawberries, I find this breakfast blend to be the perfect way to start my day.

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70 · June 22, 2011 at 3:32 AM

Thank you! Ill do this one for sure

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5381 · July 15, 2012 at 5:54 AM

Strawberries are very low sugar fruit. Just sayin. (Banana, not even close, but hey, _is_ only half of one!)

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5381 · July 15, 2012 at 5:52 AM

Strawberries are low sugar berries. Just sayin.

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1231 · June 20, 2011 at 6:44 PM

bacon wrapped in swiss cheese with red peppers lettuce wraps with bacon and tomato

do you have a problem with eggs? can you eat them cooked into things?

i like almond flour bacon cheddar scones a lot for a treat. but there are eggs in that.

i also sometimes just eat an entire thing of cottage cheese and then im good til night time.

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70 · June 20, 2011 at 6:47 PM

I can eat eggs, especially if they are cooked in to things. I just have a silly (read stupid) thing about the egg consistency.

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78422 · June 21, 2011 at 3:33 PM

I know a lot of folks who don???t eat eggs (they???re allergic, for health reasons, or concerns about animal cruelty). Here???s an awesome site that gives tips on cooking and baking without eggs: http://EggFreeLiving.com

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3631 · June 21, 2011 at 6:49 PM

It's unlikely that many folks here will find a bunch of conventional (albeit egg-free) recipes terribly useful. I didn't down-vote you, but I did flag you for spamming.

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