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Autumn Breakfast Hash- Thursday, October 19, 2017

This hearty breakfast recipe will satisfy your taste buds, fill you up for hours and give you plenty of fuel for your day. If you’re following a low carb diet or working with medical diet pills, you’ll appreciate all of the healthy nutrients in dish. It’s filled with antioxidant-rich Autumn foods that you wouldn’t normally think of for breakfast, like sweet potatoes, pumpkin seeds and dried cranberries.

Sweet potatoes are loaded with beta-carotene, the carotenoid that gives it its orange color. It’s a form of vitamin A with a host of important benefits. Beta-carotene protects your skin from the sun’s powerful ultraviolet rays, boosts immunity and promotes healthy eyesight. Sweet potatoes are also an excellent source of dietary fiber, which fills you up, and copper, phosphorus, potassium, copper, manganese and vitamin C.

The pumpkin seeds in this recipe are tiny little powerhouses of nutrients. They are rich in antioxidants and phytosterols, powerful plant compounds that help lower bad cholesterol levels and are essential to cell membrane function. Pumpkin seeds are also a good source of omega-3 fatty acids, copper, protein, zinc, magnesium and manganese. The pears and dried cranberries are loaded with fiber, antioxidants and flavonoids, and turkey bacon contains protein.

This recipe is perfect for any meal and serves as a warm, healthy alternative to comfort food. Visit this link for more information about working with medical diet pills.

Ingredients

2 cups sweet potatoes, diced
½ cup pumpkin seeds
1 pear, diced
4 pieces lean turkey bacon, chopped
1/4 cup dried cranberries
1 tbsp coconut oil

Directions

Cook the bacon to your liking and set aside. Warm the coconut oil in a pan over medium heat. Add the sweet potatoes and cook for a several minutes, stirring occasionally. Once the sweet potatoes are tender, add in the dried cranberries, pear and bacon. Cook for two more minutes and remove from heat. Toss in the pumpkin seeds, mix well and serve.  

Makes two to four servings.

 

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