Healthy Breakfast: Turmeric Scrambled Eggs with Tomatoes

I love breakfast. But I’m bad at it. I get so bored of toast and cereal. I actually find cereal a little upsetting. You don’t buy one meal for dinner every night. Yet I’m supposed to stick to one box of cereal until it runs out?! I don’t think so! I don’t mind either of these things, in fact, a piece (or 6) or hot buttery toast and a cup of tea can be pretty perfect. But, I get bored.

The breakfasts I’d like to eat all of the time are American Pancakes, sausage sandwiches or a full English with 9000 hash browns. I eat one of these as often as I can justify. But, you wouldn’t want a giant breakfast every day.

Turmeric Scrambled Egg and Tomatoes

When I’m trying to be a little healthier (January!) I often skip breakfast completely. I know this isn’t healthy. But, I don’t tend to eat it until after school runs and drop-offs anyway. Which is normally around 10. So, if I’m cutting calories, it’s easy just to skip it and have an early lunch. But, when I’m going to the gym I need a good breakfast. My go-to is eggs. I love eggs. My favourite is always poached. But, I can’t do it. I’ve tried all sorts, but they just don’t bloody work. If Husband is in, he’ll do me poached eggs. If he’s not, it’s scrambled.

I love a Scrambled egg but again, they can get a little boring. So I like to add things to them. Often cheese! Or beans. Cheese, scrambled eggs and beans on toast is amazing! Another favourite is turmeric.

I really like turmeric. Such a lovely flavour with amazing health benefits and I’m not going to lie; I like that it turns everything yellow! Turmeric Scrambled Eggs with Tomatoes is a fantastic pre-gym breakfast. It’s healthy, filling, filled with protein to give you a kick start, and really really tasty.

Of course, another great benefit of Turmeric Scrambled Eggs is that it takes about 10 minutes to make. Even less if you use a microwave!

Ingredients

  • 3 Eggs
  • Splash of milk
  • Splash coconut oil (or cooking oil)
  • 25g Cheese
  • 1 Clove garlic – finely chopped or crushed
  • 0.5tsp oregano
  • 0.5tsp Sage
  • 1tsp Turmeric
  • 1 Large tomato – Chopped

Turmeric Scrambled Egg Ingredients

Notes

Turmeric Scrambled eggs would also be great with peppers, and onions added. Especially if you had it as a healthy lunch.

Method

Heat a little oil in a small saucepan. I used coconut oil, but any will do. Add the garlic and fry for a few minutes until softened. Reduce the heat slightly.

Garlic in pan

Then, crack the eggs straight into the saucepan, add a splash of milk and give it a really good whisk, without removing from the heat.

Whisking Scrambled Eggs

Add the sage, turmeric and oregano and grate in the cheese. Keep whisking until the eggs are cooked and tip onto a slice of buttered toast.

I like to warm my tomatoes, so I put them in the saucepan for a few minutes once the eggs are out. But, that’s totally up to you.

Turmeric Scrambled Egg with Tomatoes

Turmeric Scrambled Eggs are a fantastic way to start a long day and perfect before a tough workout.

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Healthy Breakfast: Turmeric Scrambled Eggs with Tomatoes
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
5 mins
Total Time
10 mins
 

Turmeric scrambled eggs is the perfect healthy start to the day.

Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: British
Keyword: Breakfast, Eggs
Servings: 2 Portions
Calories: 400 kcal
Author: Donna
Ingredients
  • • 3 Eggs
  • • Splash of milk
  • • Splash coconut oil or cooking oil
  • • 25g Cheese
  • • 1 Clove garlic – Finely chopped or crushed
  • • 0.5tsp oregano
  • • 0.5tsp Sage
  • • 1tsp Turmeric
  • • 1 Large tomato - Chopped
Method
  1. Fry the garlic in a splash of oil for a few minute until soft in a small saucepan
  2. Crack in the eggs, add a splash of milk and whisk
  3. Add the herbs and grate in the cheese
  4. Keep whisking until cooked
  5. Tip on to hot buttered toast and add chopped tomatoes to finsih

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