Plantain Bacon and Kale Hash

Plantain, Bacon, and Kale Hash

What’s the ideal way to start your day?

Some might start a debate between pancakes and waffles (newsflash: there will never be a winner). Some might pine over a bowl of oatmeal. Some might dive into a monologue about the ideal muffin.

Wrong, wrong, wrong.

The best morning meal has got to be a good breakfast hash.*

*Note: this is based entirely on my own personal opinion. You can think whatever you want.

Well…a good breakfast hash and a strong cup of light roast coffee. This recipe for plantain, bacon, and kale hash will get you halfway there.

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3-Ingredient Sweet Plantain Cake

3-Ingredient Sweet Plantain Cake

The plantain obsession is real.

I must sound like your friend who just joined CrossFit, because I won’t shut up about plantains lately.

After posting my highly successful plantain patty recipe (seriously, y’all love those patties as much as I do), I knew I needed to do more with plantains, so I came up with a coconut chapo plantain juice and this amazing 3-ingredient sweet plantain cake.

Only 3 ingredients, you ask? Yes, of course, because I’m all about making recipes as simplistic as possible!

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Buffalo Chicken Sweet Potato Egg Bake

Buffalo Chicken Sweet Potato Egg Bake

I’ve got to apologize in advance that I don’t have more to say today. I’m writing this post quickly before leaving on my vacation and scheduling it for later. Hopefully you understand why I’m in a rush!

I created this recipe a looong time ago while experimenting with leftovers and egg bakes. Like many of my early creations, I didn’t write down the recipe and therefore completely forgot I had made such a thing (even if it was totally delicious). That is, until someone going through my old Instagram photos (from over a year ago) asked for the recipe and I realized I didn’t have it.

Remembering how awesome it was, I decided I’d better test it again and post the recipe this time!

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Chunky Monkey Chia Pudding with Pure7 Chocolate

Chunky Monkey Chia Pudding + Pure7 Chocolate Amazingness

I’m going to be totally up front. I actually really hate the term “Chunky Monkey”. I don’t understand at all why the terms “chunky” and “monkey” apply to food…it doesn’t sound appealing at all. But, to be fair, it is an easily recognizable way to describe a food that has banana and peanut butter and possibly chocolate. And can you imagine how long the title of this post would be if I had to type all that out? So, this delicious breakfast/snack/treat is Chunky Monkey Chia Pudding.

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Spinach Sausage and Mushroom Frittata

Spinach, Sausage, & Mushroom Frittata

I haven’t posted a recipe in a while, but hopefully my recipe-posting frequency will pick up a bit. I have so many recipe ideas, but sometimes I don’t have the ingredients on hand or simply don’t have the time to make a recipe and take relatively pretty photographs. I’ve been feeling rather…inspired?…of late, though, so more recipes should be coming your way. Yay!

When you’re on a Whole30 (like me), simple food is king. Especially when it’s something you can make in bulk and eat throughout the week (planning for the win!). So I love me some frittata! I eat frittatas regardless of whether I’m on a Whole30 or not, actually. They’re just so easy. But for me, this Spinach, Sausage, & Mushroom Frittata is something extra special.

There are quite literally hundreds of different combinations possible for a frittata. Maybe thousands! But I have a relatively simple formula for my frittatas.

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