An Eggscellent Croissaint Sandwich

by jerseygirl on August 29, 2008 · 28 comments

This is going to be a quick post as Busch Garden’s has me exhausted and I am looking forward to my nice fluffy bed. We are going out to breakfast tomorrow morning so I have breakfast on my mind. I just finished a vanilla shake and you think I wouldn’t be thinking about what I will be eating next. But that’s just me. Last week, I made this great breakfast sandwich. I purchased some whole wheat croissants from my grocery store. They were outstanding. I thought I’d add some avocados and skip the bacon to make this healthy breakfast sandwich.

California Breakfast Sandwich

2 tsp canola oil
1 green onion, chopped
3 eggs, beaten
3/4 cup shredded smoked Gouda(I used the low fat type)
1/2 avocado, pitted and sliced
2 whole wheat croissants, sliced and toasted
1/2 avocado, pitted and sliced
dash hot sauce
In a small pan, heat oil and saute onions for a minute or two. Add eggs and cook on low while gently scrambling until done. Top with cheese and put lid on pan for a few minutes or until cheese is melted. Top croissants with avocado slices , then add eggs and a dash of hot sauce.

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hot garlic August 29, 2008 at 11:55 pm

I hope you’re having fun on your vacay! You’re crazy for blogging, take a break lady! This little croisandwhich looks great!


Pam August 30, 2008 at 1:12 am

What a perfect breakfast sandwich. There is something so wonderful about a croissaint. Enjoy your vacation!


Beth August 30, 2008 at 5:24 am

Wholewheat Croissants are really hard to come by in the UK – at least in Cornwall! Looks like a delish breakfast. Glad you’re enjoying yourselves – you’ll need another holiday to get over this one by the sounds of it!!


Debbie August 30, 2008 at 7:32 am

Since you are in the Williamsburg area there is a great family restaurant in Lightfoot not that far north from where you are. It is called Welcome South. You might want to try it. I’ve been going there years and the food has never disappointed. Have a great vacation!


Clumbsy Cookie August 30, 2008 at 8:29 am

Lisa you sure know how to treat yourself for breakfast! Keep enjoying the vacation!


Apples and Butter August 30, 2008 at 11:29 am

Whole wheat croissants? Who knew! I will definitely have to track some down the next time I’m at the store!


1215656559s20768 August 30, 2008 at 6:22 pm

This looks delicious. I have never seen whole wheat croissants.


Aggie August 30, 2008 at 10:44 pm

I have never seen a whole wheat croissant – yum!! I love egg sandwiches, this looks sooooo good. Love your healthy addition of avocado!


Tanya August 30, 2008 at 10:53 pm

That looks delicious!


Prudy August 31, 2008 at 2:12 am

What a great fun vacation and a yummy sandwich with avocado looks like it would be an ideal way to start the day.


Dawn August 31, 2008 at 11:55 am

Lisa that is right up my alley. I love that type of sandwich. I need to start baking with whole wheat flour soon.
Have a good rest of vacation…savour it, as much as you can.


Emiline August 31, 2008 at 5:18 pm

Ohhh, yeah. That’s like food porn. I love croissants.
And avocados! I could eat them like an apple.


Jan August 31, 2008 at 6:27 pm

That looks like an excellent breakfast sandwich.

I hope you’re enjoying your vacation, but I’m at a loss to know why you’re still blogging. 🙂


Adam August 31, 2008 at 9:51 pm

Croissants make the best breakfast sandwiches ever 🙂 I really dig the avocado in there, it must add a nice creaminess.

Hope Busch Gardens was fun!


Susanne August 31, 2008 at 10:12 pm

I enjoy your blog. Maybe there is something on my recipe blog that you might like. Hope you will visit.


Katrina August 31, 2008 at 10:55 pm

I have never heard of nor seen whole wheat croissaints. YUM! I’m sure they’re butter free, too, right! 🙂
The sammie looks so good!


Lori September 1, 2008 at 3:53 am

Great sandwich! I’ve never had whole wheat croissants before, but now I’ll be keeping an eye out for them!


Leslie September 1, 2008 at 9:10 am

Love Busch Gardens!!!!
Yummy breakfast!


Sandy September 1, 2008 at 11:44 am

I have some avocados – that sounds delicoius!


Jeena September 1, 2008 at 5:26 pm

I would eat one of those lovely sandwiches any day of the week, fabulous!

p.s I love the wholewheat croissaints. 😀


Annie September 1, 2008 at 9:05 pm

Sounds like a fun vacation!
That sandwich looks like something I would totally love! I love the whole wheat croissaint. I’ve never seen them in whole wheat. The avocado was a great alternative to the bacon!


Jenny September 2, 2008 at 1:14 am

Mmmmm, what a beautiful looking sandwich. Croissants make any sandwich better in my opinion! Enjoy the rest of your vacation!


Dee September 2, 2008 at 1:23 am

That’s a lovely sandwich. For some reason, I can’t whip up these creative combinations others seem to think up in their sleep. I start with cheese, and then I draw a blank. Odd, isn’t it?


Jeff September 2, 2008 at 8:27 am

I use to travel to Williamsburg a lot for work and always had a blast. Sadly though I never could ever cook but instead was stuck eating out in restaurant after restaurant.

The sandwich looks amazing and a lot better than this bowl of cereal I am sitting here eating right now that well tastes like cardboard.


Emily September 2, 2008 at 9:25 am

Yum-e! Anything with avocado has me from hello! Virginia is BEAUTIFUL! What a great vay-k!


Maria September 2, 2008 at 10:15 am

A breakfast sandwich is a great idea. I usually eat cereal at my desk at work. I will have to try packing a sandwich sometime!


Lucy September 2, 2008 at 11:45 am

I must agree w/all the others, this sandwich does sound “Eggscellenet” !


Patsyk September 9, 2008 at 12:37 pm

That’s my kind of breakfast sandwich! Yum!

Where in the world do you find whole wheat croissants? Maybe you shouldn’t tell me as I would HAVE to go and buy them so I could make this!


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