Breakfast!

Yum! Breakfast! Everyone’s favorite meal of the day.  For breakfast you can have sweet AND savory, and none of the crushing pain of life’s burdens that you’ll feel as the day wears on has sunk in yet so you get to enjoy your meal.  Here’s what I’ve been chowin’ down on the since I started eating healthy (that is, variations on eggs, meats, zucchini, sweet potatoes, and fruits).

Now, veggie pancakes are wicked good and even though I’m Jewish, it never occurred to me to regularly make sweet potato latkes for breakfast in the morning.  But, it’s super easy!  All you need to do is take your fave veg (preferably sweet potato or zucchini), and cut it in half.  Use about 1/2 the veg, grate into a bowl, add some diced onion, almond flour (about 1-2 tbsp) and 1 egg. Spice as you’d like (I prefer cinnamon and nutmeg for the sweeter ones, and salt and pepper for the zucchini ones).  Fry them in a pan using olive oil.    I’ve tried this recipe throwing all different kinds of things in the pancakes:  carrot or apple in the sweet potato (sweet!), or spinach and sausage in the zuke (savory)!   Now you have a healthy, gluten free, dairy free and sugar free breakfast for you and anyone else.

Here’s my batter for a recent sweet potato and apple fall pancake:

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