Paleo Breakfast Salad with Simple Vinaigrette

I know what you are thinking, salad for breakfast?!!! Just hear me out on this one. Maple and lemon dressing with a perfect over easy egg on a bed of hearty greens and salty smoky ham. This is a simple salad that I love for breakfast. Well, honestly I eat this Paleo Breakfast Salad with Simple Vinaigrette for lunch and dinner too! It’s got the ideal balance of sweet and savory that I crave when the Fahrenheit rises above 80 degrees.

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Balsamic Tomato Cucumber Avocado Salad

Balsamic Tomato Cucumber Avocado Salad

The other day, I had the hugest breakfast ever – I’m talking a giant ham and cheese omelet, some bacon, and avocado… 2 hours before lunch time.  So when lunch time rolled around, I was like, okay.  Let’s get real.  You probably shouldn’t eat a crap load of food like you usually do for lunch.  So I took a peek at the fridge, and found tomatoes, cucumbers, and avocados!  Just FYI, these are some of my favorite things.  Instantly, I am drooling thinking about a yummy Balsamic Tomato Cucumber Avocado Salad.

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tomato juice

Simple Tomato Juice

My friends and I were chatting the other day about how we all had a specific drink we always drink when traveling on an airplane, and really no where else.  For example, one of them always drinks Ginger Ale on the plane.  For me, I almost always get Tomato Juice!  I got to thinking… why only on the plane?  Tomatoes are ridiculously good for you – packed with Vitamin A, Vitamin C, folic acid, and antioxidants.  So today, I made my own!  At home… with fresh tomatoes.  Beat that, airplane tomato juice!

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