Eggs, Zucchini and Salsa Breakfast

I love breakfast. It’s probably my favorite meal of the day. A lot of times my husband ends up making breakfast but occasionally he will let me make breakfast too. 🙂 I love trying new ways to incorporate vegetables in to my day. For breakfast I shredded some zucchini the day before and used some salsa I had made earlier in the week as well to top it off. But any salsa will do!

Ingredients:
Eggs
Fat (Butter/bacon fat/coconut oil)
Shredded zucchini
Dried onion flakes, salt, pepper
Salsa

Instructions:
Drop a little fat into the pan, let it melt and add in the zucchini. Let it get soft, add dried onion flakes and cook for about 2-4 minutes on a low heat. Set aside once it is cooked. Add in an egg or two to fry. Cover with a lid for about 2 minutes on low heat. Add salt and serve over zucchini. Top with salsa and enjoy! 

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Butternut Squash Soup

butternut-squash-soupFor this recipe I used the following of things I had on hand:
1/2 Butternut squash
1 carrot
1 green apple
2/3 chopped onion
Dash of cinnamon
1 tsp of sea salt
Dash of red pepper
1 quart of homemade chicken broth/stalk

I used the pressure cooker for this recipe – please note I had already cooked through/steamed the butternut squash/carrots/apple prior to using the pressure cooker. You don’t need to, just cook for a longer duration if you were to do it in one sweep.

Add all ingredients into pot, turn to “soup” setting on high pressure for 10 minutes. I let the natural release happen for 10 minutes before opening. I transferred to with two batches into the blender on soup mode for a minute and saved into two jars for eating. But of course I had to eat a bowl with my daughter who stole most of it before we saved it for later. 🙂

It would be great with some sautéed onions on top, possibly some canned coconut milk added for thickness but it was great alone as well. You could even add some sausage or chicken if you wanted it to be hearty.

You could also do this in a crock pot for 4-5 hours on low then transfer to blender.

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