Turkey and a Crispy Fried Egg

I started the morning off with a hike in Griffith Park.  I don’t like to exercise on a full stomach so all I had was a banana and some water.  Of course, I was famished after 2.5 miles uphill and 1000 foot climb.   Protein is my go-to post workout meal.  Fresh turkey tenders can be found at Trader Joe’s or by Jennie-O at your grocery store.  Double check to see if they’ve processed it with salt, because sometimes they do.  Trader Joe’s also sells a sliced breast which is brined so I avoid that one.  I sauteed my turkey in olive oil along with half an onion, diced.  Onion is another sulfur vegetable that also can provide some nice flavor without using salt or sugar.  A crispy fried egg adds some crunch and yolk for dipping.  A slice of cantaloupe to finish it off.  A friend of mine said, “Paleo is one of those high protein diets”.  Actually, by days end, I have a pretty balanced calorie count of a third each of protein, carbs and fats.  It’s just that now, my choice of carbs are from fruits and root vegetables instead of sugar and grains.

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One thought on “Turkey and a Crispy Fried Egg

  1. Turkey tenders for breakfast, what a great idea! Now I have to check the amount of sodium in the Trader Joe’s turkey bacon.

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