Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. At least that is what nutritionists keep telling me. Perhaps these know-it-alls with their charts and lab coats and rosy cheeks are right. Filling your gullet with kickass nutrients prepares you for any crazy $%&@ thrown your way. Eat a solid breakfast and you will be able to catch a blimp on fire hurtling down to the earth with your pinkie finger. Sounds about right. So here’s an uber-healthy recipe with protein to the extreme with plenty of fiber and lycopene without that Fatty McGee you get with scrambling eggs. You will be prepared to stop a flamingo stampede heading straight for a bus full of kindergartners, or at the very least, Cook and Bang your date from last night like a superhero. Now you just have to work on your secret identity, you Sex Crazy Mofo!
Total time: approximately 10 minutes
Projected cost: $7
Drinking Buddy: BELLINI or orange juice
Ingredients (serves 2):
1. 1 tablespoon of olive oil
2. 1 tomato chopped coarsely
3. 2 handfuls of spinach
4. ½ an AVOCADO sliced thinly
5. 1 handful of cilantro
6. ½ a pound of firm tofu
7. ½ an onion chopped coarsely
8. 2 garlic cloves diced
Warm the olive oil in a pan on medium-high heat. Sauté the garlic and onions until they become translucent (approx 2 minutes). Throw in the cilantro, tomatoes and spinach and sauté until they go limp (approx 3 minutes).
Cut the tofu in cubes and toss them into the pan and scramble like a champion until the flavor sets in and the tofu breaks apart (approx 3 minutes). Serve up on a plate, crowning it with AVOCADO slices.