Heuvos Rancheros

by | May 16, 2016 | Breakfast, Recipes | 0 comments

This recipe includes the added health benefits of cilantro, avocado and tomatoes, along with the blood sugar-stabilizing protein power of eggs. Cilantro aids in the digestive process by helping to stimulate digestive enzymes, and is a natural anti-inflammatory while it helps to control blood sugar.  It is also full of vitamin K, which helps to prevent bruising, excessive bleeding, protects the immune system, and aids bones and teeth. Cilantro is highly effective in removing harmful heavy metals like mercury, aluminum, and lead from the body.

Tomatoes add their own healthy dose of antioxidants, primarily lycopene, which is a know cancer-fighter, and vitamin C, as well as beta-carotene, plus manganese, and vitamin E.

The avocado is full of healthy monounsaturated fats—very effective at stabilizing blood sugar, and it turns on your body’s fat burning ability for the day. You are more satisfied–and you burn fat better all day with the addition of avocado to your breakfast!


Tortillas (optional)
1 cup garbanzo flour
½ tsp baking powder
1 teaspoon ground cumin or cumin seed
½ teaspoon fine ground sea salt
1 cup water
2 tablespoons olive oil
coconut oil for cooking

Whisk together flour, baking powder, and spices until there are no lumps at all. Add olive oil and water and allow to sit at room temperature for at least one hour.

Heat a cast iron or nonstick skillet on medium heat. Add a small amount of coconut oil, pour ¼ cup of the batter into the skillet and cook until lightly browned on one side, then flip. Repeat with the rest of the batter. You can cover these and reheat on a bare burner over low heat.

1 Tbsp of grass fed butter
1 small can mild green chili peppers, chopped
1 14 oz can refried black or pinto beans, or whole canned beans, smashed with fork
Fresh salsa (can buy premade) or chunky salsa in a jar (be sure no sugar added)
Handful of cilantro leaves, chopped
Sliced avocado or guacamole*
4 eggs
Grated raw cheese, optional
Sea salt and fresh black pepper

Prepare tortillas ahead of time. Melt butter in skillet over medium heat and fry eggs sunny side up or over easy in grass fed butter. In another small pan, add beans and green chilies and heat up until warm.

Layer tortilla, beans, and eggs; and a big spoonful of salsa, avocado or guacamole, raw cheese, and a generous amount of chopped cilantro. Serves 2-4.

*Quick Guacamole

Smash up 1 or 2 avocados in bowl. Add lemon or lime juice and a small amount of pr-made salsa. Mix. Add sea salt and black pepper to taste.

About Catherine Ebeling: I am Catherine (Cat) Ebeling. I am an RN with a Masters of Science in Nursing and Public Health. I have been studying diet, fitness and health for the past 30+ years–in addition to my clinical nursing experience, which includes anti-aging, preventative, regenerative medicine and bioidentical hormone therapy. I have had a life-long fascination with diet, fitness and nutrition, and have learned how to biohack my genetic capacity. I realized that we, as humans, have the ultimate power over our bodies and our health. Wanting to learn even more about human biology, nutrition, health and disease, I went back to school to study for a BSN in nursing. I just recently completed my MSN (at age 60). I’ve written six books on diet and health that have sold thousands–and even hundreds of thousands of copies all over the world through “The Nutrition Watchdog” publishing. I am an expert on diet and health and want to share that knowledge with you. I can be reached at caebeling@gmail.com or 314-369-6400 or on FB Instant Messenger.


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