Eggs with Sweet Potato Hash

Eggs with Sweet Potato Hash

Bored with your breakfast routine? Switch things up with these over easy eggs & sweet potato hash! Okay, it’s not really a hash, but I couldn’t think of a simpler way to say “eggs and Brussels sprouts and sweet potato in a bowl”.

This recipe is inspired by the recipes in the book Beyond the Pill. This book is where I first learned of all of the amazing health benefits of Brussels sprouts (and other Cruciferous vegetables). But, it also fits in super perfectly as a pre-workout or post-workout meal with 80 Day Obsession, the timed workout & nutrition plan that I use to tone up and lean out.

Now, this might sound like a weird combo to you, especially if you’re not used to eating veggies with your brekkie, but hear me out - the combo of tangy apple cider vinegar on the sweet potato and sautéed shredded Brussels sprouts with an ooey, gooey, runny yolk is AMAZING. Trust me. I used to be the kid who never let her food touch. Look at me now… :P

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Spinach Artichoke Frittata

Spinach Artichoke Frittata

This recipe was hatched when I had more eggs than I knew what to do with! Haha, bad pun, I know. I’m a part of an awesome egg CSA from Ley Creek Farm in Fulton, NY, so I get a dozen farm fresh eggs each week. I literally walk past the chickens as I pick them up. It’s really cool knowing egg-zactly where my food comes from… ok, I’ll stop with the puns :P But anyways, I had a TON of eggs still left to use one week, so I decided to make a frittata. I am a BIG FAN of goat cheese and recently learned some amazing nutritional benefits of both spinach and artichokes, so I threw all of these great ingredients together to create this frittata! A frittata is basically a quiche without the crust. And I actually ended up having this (and the leftovers!) for dinner a few nights that week. The following week, I remade the dish the following week for a brunch with my girlfriends that I was hosting. It’s basically delicious any time of day!

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Tarragon Egg Salad

Tarragon Egg Salad

I love tarragon. I had it in a Blue Apron recipe one time and fell in love. I had a bunch of eggs to use from my egg CSA through Ley Creek Farm, so I figured I would meal prep a batch of fancy egg salad for my lunches. Instead of having it on a sandwich or wrap (which you totally could do), I had mine just over plain arugula, with some multigrain crackers for dipping. Egg salad is awesome and versatile - you can really do a lot with it!

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Honey Dijon & Garlic Salmon

Honey Dijon & Garlic Salmon

So I definitely have a bunch of salmon recipes right now, but that's because salmon is such a great part of a healthy diet! Salmon contains Omega-3, an essential fatty acid that cannot be synthesized by the human body and must be obtained by food. Fatty acids like Omega-3 are thought to contribute to healthy brain function, the heart, joints and general wellbeing. This recipe is fast, inexpensive, and delicious - give it a try for a quick, healthy weeknight meal!

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Chili Lime Salmon

Chili Lime Salmon

This sheet pan chili lime salmon is a zesty dish ready for any time of year! And it's QUICK - most of the time is spent letting the fish & veggies marinate. I love the heat of the red chili pepper flakes, but you can totally tone that down, if you want. I bet this could be done in foil on the grill, too! I encourage you to look for wild caught salmon and use local veggies & honey when you make this - let me know how it goes!

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