Every time I do a Whole30 I love eating my breakfasts. And yes that is a lot of eggs mostly. Simply because it is convenient and quick. I tend to make a tortilla with loads of veggies and a few eggs. Keeps me full till lunch for sure.
But every once in a while I am fed up with the eggs and feel like making something else. I love making little mango chicken burgers and eat them with a salad (recipe for that will be coming soon) and this sweet potato bowl is also pretty good and very filling.
I made two versions: one with nuts and chia and one with fruits and coconut. Or make a combination of the two. Whichever you prefer.
I liked the crunchier part of the nut version but whatever you make this is a really good and filling breakfast. The amounts specified here make enough for 2-3 portions. It keeps in the fridge for two days so you can make it ahead of time and eat for a few days.
While the Whole30 doesn’t speak about breakfast etc but about meal 1, 2 and 3. In that regard you can eat whatever you want for your Whole30 breakfast (as long as it is compliant of course) but I still struggle with eating steak for breakfast, even though I know I can.
So for me it has to be breakfast “like” and this dish fits that bill perfectly. In that sense it looks most like an oatmeal bowl or a yogurt version or something along those lines.
It might sound a little strange to add sweet potato to a breakfast bowl but trust me here. It is really great!
Whole30 approved sweet potato breakfast
- Prep Time: 10 mins
- Total Time: 10 mins
- Yield: 2-3 people
- Category: Breakfast
- 1-2 cooked sweet potatoes (the orange one, in cubes)
- 2 tbsp of almond paste
- 3 tbsp of coconut yoghurt
- 1 banana
- 1/4 tsp cinnamon
- 1/4 tsp ginger
- juice of 1/2 lemon
- grated coconut
- blueberries, strawberries or other fruit of the season
- chia seed
- various nuts
- pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds
- Place the sweet potato, almond butter, coconut yogurt, lemon juice, banana and spices into a blender and mix until smooth.
- If the mixture is too thick add some extra coconut yogurt
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