This has been my breakfast for a while. And yeah, it’s a weird breakfast but I’m beginning to like a lot of strange foods. So if they are any fellow weird breakfast eaters out there, this one is for you.
I always seem to be craving salty foods in the morning, but I can’t always do eggs. This is my alternative – sweet potato + sausage + avocado + tahini (on everything, all the time). Call it a leftover dish – you could have this for any meal of the day to use up that leftover sweet potato or meat in the fridge. I always try to have leftover sweet potato in the fridge – it makes eating lots of vegetables easier for me. I also like to load this bowl with LSA for some extra fibre (& I like the taste!). But if you see LSA as the equivalent to adding prunes to the bowl then that’s cool – skip it out. We will still be friends.
Sweet potato is one of my faves and is a carbohydrate that wont spike blood glucose too quickly in the morning = keeps you fuller for longer than some other breakfast foods that are ‘just like a chocolate milkshake, only crunchy’ aka coco pops (for those who don’t live in this country and have no idea what I’m on about, I’m sorry). Sweet potato is versatile, making it great with whatever meat you have to use up – I used some sausage that I had leftover this time. While sausage isn’t the healthiest of the meats, I’m also a poor uni student…but smoked salmon and chicken also taste great in this.
So if you are a savoury breakfast eater + need a break from eggs:
SAVOURY BREAKFAST BOWL (GLUTEN + DAIRY + EGG + SOY + REFINED SUGAR FREE)
– 1/2 cup cooked sweet potato, cubed
– handful of cooked sausage, chicken or smoked salmon
– 1/4 avocado, sliced
– 1 tablespoon tahini
– 1 teaspoon honey
– sea salt, to taste
– 1 tablespoon LSA (optional)
– 1 tablespoon pistachios (optional)
Combine the sweet potato + meat (heat these two up now if using leftovers), avocado, and pistachios in a bowl. Smoother with tahini (extra is allowed), drizzle with honey, sprinkle with LSA (if using) + sea salt to taste.
It’s at this point I like to mix it all up until it doesn’t resemble anything edible and looks nothing like the pretty picture. Feel free to add this step in too. Here’s to breakfast – the most important meal of the day.
‘It’s breakfast time. SO BRING ME MY BREAKFAST.’