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The Best Breakfast

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Do you ever get completely and utterly bored with breakfast? I do. All the time. It’s so easy to just throw some eggs in a skillet and scramble them, that I often get in a breakfast rut due to the rush of getting the kids ready for school every morning. But spicing things up a little and getting past the rut is actually pretty easy.

I’ve posted a quite few breakfast recipes lately, because honestly, I like the change. I may not be a huge fan of scrambled eggs on their own, but with sauteed veggies in them, they are totally delicious. I also sometimes just eat the eggs because it’s all I have time to make in the morning, which is why I love the Country Potatoes recipe. It’s so easy to make in advance and then just reheat, and they’re just as good the next day (or even a week later).

Best Breakfast {by Our Paleo Life}

Bacon is also another thing that’s easy to make in advance and just reheat (or even eat cold, if you’re into that). Add some fresh berries, and you’ve got a deliciously easy breakfast that is anything but a pile of boring eggs. Our kids love when they get a “fancy” breakfast like this, makes them feel like we’re out at a restaurant. I love that it really doesn’t take that much more time than plain scrambled eggs if I do a little prep work the day before.

Country Potatoes {by Our Paleo Life}

So what are you waiting for? Have a restaurant-style breakfast right in your own kitchen.

Fiesta Scrambled Eggs {by Our Paleo Life}

Fiesta Scrambled Eggs

Yield: 4
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

Spice up your boring breakfast with flavorful sauteed peppers and onions, and a sprinkle of fresh chives. These are the easiest and tastiest scrambled eggs.

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp Olive Oil, divided
  • 1/2 Red Bell Pepper, diced
  • 1/2 Yellow Onion, diced
  • Handful Chives, chopped
  • 8 large Eggs
  • Sea Salt, to taste
  • Ground Black Pepper, to taste
  • Country Potatoes, recipe below

Instructions

  1. Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add diced peppers and onions and saute until soft and translucent. Remove from skillet and set aside.
  2. Heat remaining tablespoon olive oil in the same skillet. Add the eggs and scramble while they cook. Add in the chives and sauteed peppers and onions before the eggs cook completely. Continue scrambling until the eggs are cooked through.
  3. Sat and pepper to taste, serve right away with Fiesta Scrambled Eggs (recipe below).
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 4
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 214Total Fat: 16gSaturated Fat: 4gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 372mgSodium: 143mgCarbohydrates: 2gSugar: 1gProtein: 12g

Nutrition is calculated by a third party and may not be 100% accurate

Country Potatoes {by Our Paleo Life}

Country Potatoes

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 2 hours 20 minutes
Total Time: 2 hours 25 minutes

Restaurant-style crispy potatoes are so easy to make right at home and you control the fat that they're cooked in.

Ingredients

  • 4-6 medium Yukon Gold Potatoes, peeled
  • 3 Tbsp Cooking Fat of choice, bacon fat, ghee, and avocado oil are our favorites
  • Sea Salt, to taste

Instructions

  1. Wrap peeled potatoes in tin foil and cook using one of the following two methods: (1) slowcook - our preferred method; or (2) bake.
  2. If you'll be baking them, preheat the oven to 400°F. Bake for 1.5 hours.
  3. Once the potatoes are cooked, remove from foil, and refrigerate in a covered container for at least an hour to cool, or as long as one week.
  4. Dice the cooled, cooked potatoes in bite-size cubes.
  5. In a large skillet, heat cooking fat over medium-high flame. Add potatoes to the skillet and stir to coat with cooking fat. Cook, gently stirring occasionally, until crispy on the outsides, about 20 minutes.
  6. Remove from heat, salt to taste, and serve right away. Can be made in advance and reheated in the toaster oven or in a warm skillet.

Notes

Prep Time does not include baking the potatoes in advance (time depends on the method you choose).

Nutrition Information:

Amount Per Serving: Unsaturated Fat: 0g

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Tina

Wednesday 19th of June 2019

Kendra, I noticed on the end of the recipe for the fiesta scrambled eggs, on step 3 salt is misspelled and states to serve with the Fiesta Scrambled Eggs (recipe below) instead of the country potatoes.

Judy

Tuesday 30th of April 2019

I was not able to find the recipe for the potato Bacon casserole in week 2, could you provide. Thank you.

Kendra Benson

Sunday 21st of February 2016

@Corby, in 2014, white potatoes were allowed on the Whole30 (http://whole30.com/2014/07/new-whole30/) and by extension, were generally accepted as an okay paleo food.

Corby

Sunday 21st of February 2016

When did any potato (other than the white sweet potato) become okay on the paleo diet?

Beckya96

Monday 22nd of June 2015

Can't wait to try this! I notice this recipe calls for potatoes to be peeled, but sweet potato calls for skins to be left on. Can you tell me the reasoning behind the difference?

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