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Try Chef Bailey's skinny breakfast recipes

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Chef Bailey is back and he is bringing all his best skinny breakfast recipes. For more, check out his website, here. 

Banana Avocado Smoothies

3 ripe bananas
1 cup milk
1/2 avocado, mashed
2 tsp honey
2 ice cubes
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1 tsp vanilla extract
dash of salt
banana slices and crushed almonds for topping


In a blender, combine bananas and milk.  Puree until smooth.  Add following 6 ingredients and continue to blend until smooth.  Serve in frozen mug or glass.  Top with banana and crushed nuts, if desired.   

Skinny Breakfast Burritos

4 eggs, beaten 
1 cup avocado, cubed
1 cup chopped tomatoes 
1/2 cup sour cream
cheese, shredded
flour or whole wheat tortillas
cooking spray

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Grease a medium non-stick skillet with cooking spray.  Add beaten eggs and scramble until fluffy.  

To assemble burritos, line each tortilla with avocado cubes, tomato, 1-2 tbsp sour cream, eggs and shredded cheese.  Wrap burritos and assemble on baking sheet.   Transfer to oven and bake for 10-12 minutes.  

Remove from oven and serve warm.

Banana Oat Pancakes

4 bananas, ripen
2 eggs
1 cup rolled oats
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp cinnamon 
1/4 tsp salt
butter cooking spray
maple syrup
strawberries and banana slices for garnish

Combine bananas, eggs, oats and baking powder in a blender.  Blend until batter is smooth.  Let sit for 10 minutes.  

Heat skillet greased with cooking spray over medium heat.  Using a ladle, spoon batter on skillet to form medium sized pancakes.  When cake bubbles (approx. 2 minutes) flip and cook other side until brown.  Repeat with remaining batter.

Serve cakes warm with syrup or powdered sugar.  

Strawberry Banana Bake Oatmeal

2 cups rolled oats
1/3 cup light brown sugar
1 tsp baking powder
1 tbsp orange zest
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 cup nuts, chopped (optional)
1 cup strawberries, halved
2 cups fat free milk
1 egg
1 tbsp butter
1 tsp vanilla extract
2 bananas, ripened
cooking spray

Grease a baking dish with cooking spray.  Set aside.  

In a large bowl, combine sugar baking powder, cinnamon, nuts, oats, strawberries and bananas.  Mix well.  Transfer oats to baking dish.  

In a medium bowl, combine milk, egg, butter, zest and vanilla extract.  Mix well and pour over oats in baking dish.  

Transfer to refrigerator for 1 hour or overnight for advance preparation.  

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

Transfer oatmeal casserole to oven and bake for 40-45 minutes or until browned.   Serve warm with fresh fruit and follow of low fat Greek yogurt.