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Easy Breakfast Biscuits

Enjoy this easy to make gluten-free and keto-friendly breakfast recipe.   

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Ingredients

1 tbsp avocado oil

1 shallot

1/2 red or orange bell pepper, chopped

1/2 cup leftover steamed broccoli, chopped

3/4 cup almond flour

1 tsp baking powder

1 tsp freeze-dried basil 

1/2 tsp salt, plus more for seasoning 

Pepper for seasoning

2 eggs

1/4 cup mozzarella cheese, divided

Red pepper flakes, optional 

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375ºF and line a baking sheet with unbleached parchment paper. 
  2. In a stainless steel skillet over medium heat, add the avocado oil.  After the oil has heated, add the shallot and pepper.  Season to preference with salt and pepper.  Cook until the pepper is soft then add the broccoli.  Continue to heat for 2-3 minutes then turn off heat. 
  3. In a separate bowl combine the almond flour, baking powder, the 1/2 tsp salt, and basil.  Stir to combine. 
  4. In a smaller, third bowl whisk the eggs and half the cheese.  
  5. Pour the eggs and stovetop mixture into the almond flour bowl and combine well.  The mixture will be a little sticky. 
  6. Using a large spoon drop onto the baking sheet.  Sprinkle with the remaining cheese and red pepper flakes. 
  7. Bake for 10 minutes and eat immediately after cooling. 

Notes

Some additional add-ins: bacon, sausage, chopped spinach, mushrooms.

If you’re sensitive to dairy, simply omit it from the recipe or substitute 1 tsp. of nutritional yeast.

Serve alongside soup as an alternative to bread or crackers.

Can be made ahead and frozen.