MAKE-AHEAD BREAKFAST MEAL PREP BOWLS: 4 WAYS

Breakfast! It’s the most important meal of the day. And since mornings suck … breakfast should be a meal that makes your taste buds happy and gives you fuel to crush the day. Right? Right.

That’s why these Breakfast Meal Prep Bowls are my new favorite thing.

Ingredients

Mexican Breakfast Meal Prep Bowl:
    • 1 sweet potato, cut into cubes
    • 1 teaspoon cumin
    • 1 teaspoon chili powder
    • 6 eggs
    • 1 cup black beans, drained and rinsed
    • 1 avocado, chopped
Spinach, Mushroom and Feta Breakfast Meal Prep Bowl:
    • 1 8oz container sliced mushrooms
    • 1 teaspoon garlic, minced
    • 2 cups spinach
    • 1 container cherry tomatoes, halved
    • 1 avocado, chopped
    • 4 eggs
Country Breakfast Meal Prep Bowl:
    • 1 sweet potato, cut into cubes
    • 6 eggs
    • 12 turkey sausage links, fully cooked
Savory Oatmeal Breakfast Meal Prep Bowl:
  • 6 strips bacon, chopped
  • 2 cup old fashioned oats
  • 4 cups water or milk
  • 1/2 cup low fat cheddar cheese
  • 4 eggs, cooked sunny side up or over easy
  • 2 tablespoons chives, chopped

 

Instructions

Mexican Breakfast Meal Prep Bowl:
    1. Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a medium skillet. Add sweet potato and cook, stirring occasionally, until soft. Once cooked, sprinkle sweet potato with cumin and chili powder and toss to coat. Diving sweet potato between four meal prep containers.
    2. Whisk eggs in a medium bowl and add salt and pepper to taste. Cook scrambled eggs in the pan until cooked to desired doneness. Diving amongst containers.
    3. Divide black beans and avocado among containers. Refrigerate until ready to eat, then microwave 1-2 minutes.
Spinach, Mushroom and Feta Breakfast Meal Prep Bowl:
    1. Add 1 tablespoon olive or coconut oil to a medium pan. Add mushrooms and garlic to the pan and cook 1-2 minutes. Add spinach and tomatoes and cook until wilted, about another 1-2 minutes. Divide among 4 meal prep containers.
    2. Divide avocado among containers.
    3. Place eggs in a small sauce pan and cover with water 1 inch above the eggs. Bring to a boil, remove from heat, cover and let sit for 9 minutes. Drain water and run cold water over the eggs. Place one egg in each container.
    4. Refrigerate until ready to eat, then remove the soft boiled egg before microwaving 1-2 minutes.
Country Breakfast Meal Prep Bowl:
    1. Add 1 tablespoon olive or coconut oil to a medium pan. Add sweet potatoes and season with salt and pepper. Cook until sweet potatoes are soft. Divide among 4 meal prep containers.
    2. Whisk eggs in a medium bowl until well combined. Season with salt and pepper.
    3. Spray the pan with non-stick spray and cook the scrambled eggs to desired doneness. Divide among containers.
    4. Place 2-3 turkey sausage links in each container. Cover and refrigerate until ready to eat, then microwave for 1-2 minutes.
Savory Oatmeal Breakfast Meal Prep Bowl:
  1. In a medium sauce pan, cook bacon until crispy. Remove and set aside.
  2. Add oats and water or milk to the pan. Bring to a simmer and let cook 8-10 minutes or until thick.
  3. Season oats with salt and pepper.
  4. Stir in bacon and cheese and stir until the cheese melts. Divide oats between 4 meal prep containers. Sprinkle with chives.
  5. Place one egg in each container (or, cook the egg when you’re ready to eat if you have time).

 

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