Sweet Potatoe and Squash Hash & Egg

VEGGIES for breakfast ?!  YES!

I’m on a mission to steer away from regular boring breakfasts (think toast, cereal, etc.) and start including veggies in my morning EVERY. SINGLE. DAY.  Yes, it’s my personal challenge 🙂  So besides throwing spinach into my morning smoothie I love this breakfast because it’s hearty and satisfying especially when Fall is just around the corner.

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You can prep the veggies the day before and store them in the fridge for a few days.  Peel and chop butternut squash and sweet potatoe (you can leave a bit of skin on or all of it if that suits you) into cubes along with some chopped onion.  Toss in a bowl with Grapeseed Oil to coat, and sprinkle with smoked paprika.  Lay on a parchment lined baking sheet and roast at 350 degrees until fork tender (about 30 min.).  Remove and cool and store in the fridge.  In the morning re-heat and fry up a quick egg to throw on top!  Hec …you could even do it on a work day!

Vibrant Smoothie Bowl

These just look so amazing and taste amazing too!  Colour definitely adds to the experience of eating and I just love a smoothie bowl like this with vibrant colours, different textures and lots of nutrients.  This is the kind of breakfast I want on my patio on a summer morning!  Or if you are having guests over this would be a lovely spread for the morning!

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I started mine with a mango coconut smoothie base, then added whatever beautiful fruit I could find along with hemp seeds, coconut, walnuts and granola.  The variations are endless.

For the mango smoothie: (This will make roughly 1 serving depending on bowl size)

1 Cup frozen mango

3/4 cup Coconut Milk

1 Heaping Tbsp. Coconut Greek Yogurt

Blend until ingredients are combined (You may have to stop and move it around with a spoon).  You want it to be a thicker consistency than a normal smoothie so you can scoop it up with a spoon!  Pour into a bowl and add toppings of your choice.

The toppings featured here are coconut, hemp seeds, walnuts, granola, strawberries, mango and dragonfruit.

Play around with your smoothie base…for extra protein you could add some nut butter or protein powder, it’s up to you.

While I was shooting this photo my son must have said “Me have some Mama?” about 15 times….  he finally got his own special bowl….

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Have fun creating in the kitchen!

*Note – to save some time you could even chop up the fruits the night before…..