Make Ahead Healthy Sausage Breakfast Bowls...an awesome breakfast meal prep recipe

Make these healthy sausage breakfast bowls on the weekend for a fridge full of easy breakfasts throughout the week!

Ahhhh…there is something SO nice about getting out of town for the weekend.

Especially if it involves rooms full of food bloggers, amazing food, and people who ‘get’ what you do.

I have just returned from the Food Bloggers of Canada 2016 conference in Toronto and today I am either fighting some mild jet lag, or just recovering from the crazy amount of food I consumed this weekend.

Either way, I’m a day late with this post for you, but I’m here anyway, and I brought another handy make ahead breakfast recipe for us: these make ahead healthy sausage breakfast bowls!

Make Ahead Healthy Sausage Breakfast Bowls...an awesome breakfast meal prep recipe

This one’s for all you savory breakfast people.  Turns out, that’s actually most of us!

I polled my Facebook group and an overwhelming number of people prefer a savory breakfast, which I was a little surprised to hear!

Make Ahead Healthy Sausage Breakfast Bowls...an awesome breakfast meal prep recipe

Anyway.  Savory breakfast.  Here we are.

These breakfast bowls (for lack of a better way to describe them), contain turkey sausage and roasted veggies.  For these photos, I used potatoes, sweet potatoes, butternut squash, and threw in some red onion for the last 15 minutes.

I tossed the veggies in some maple syrup and cinnamon which gives this meal a really cool sweet/savory flavor.  Not feeling a sweet/savory flavor in your breakfast?  Swap with some cajun seasoning.  Also very delish!

Make Ahead Healthy Sausage Breakfast Bowls...an awesome breakfast meal prep recipe

I decided to roast the sausage while I roasted the veggies, but I think I prefer the texture of barbecued sausages.  So if you can still get out there and grill, do that!  Fewer dishes and a great texture.

These breakfast bowls are great.  You just heat them gently in the morning, and eat them right up.  They are so tasty, have a good helping of veggies, and they will keep you full!

I hate getting hangry mid-morning.

Make Ahead Healthy Sausage Breakfast Bowls...an awesome breakfast meal prep recipe

I know when I eat a tasty breakfast that actually fills me up, I know I start my day off on a much better note.  So let’s hope this means a happily productive day for us.

Happy Tuesday, friends!  Stay tuned for a DELISH slow cooker recipe coming your way on Thursday!

Make ahead breakfasts GALORE:

Make Ahead Sausage Breakfast Bowls
 
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Serves: 4
Ingredients
  • ¾ lb (375g) chicken or turkey sausage
  • 6 cups mixed root vegetables (cubed): potato, sweet potato and butternut squash pictured
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • salt & pepper
  • 1 red onion
Instructions
  1. Heat oven to 400°F.
  2. Place a wire rack over a baking sheet and add the sausages.
  3. In a large bowl, toss the veggies with the olive oil, maple syrup, cinnamon, salt and pepper.
  4. Bake everything for 15 minutes.
  5. Flip the sausages, stir up the potatoes, and return to the oven for another 15 minutes.
  6. Remove the sausages from the oven and allow to cool.
  7. Increase the oven to 450°F. Scatter the onions over the potatoes. Return to the oven and bake for another 15 minutes.
OR
  1. Grill the sausages over medium heat, turning every 2 minutes until cooked through (will vary depending on the size of the sausages...roughly 10 minutes for large sausages)
Notes
Nutritional Information:
Calories 360 // Fat 10 g // Saturated Fat 2 g // Cholesterol 42 mg // Sodium 445 mg // Carbohydrate 56 g // Fiber 7 g // Sugars 17 g // Protein 13 g

Cook time is for the (small) breakfast sausages. If you use larger sausages you will definitely need to increase the cook time.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 bowl Calories: 360 Fat: 10 g Saturated fat: 2 g Carbohydrates: 56 g Sugar: 17 g Sodium: 445 mg Fiber: 7 g Protein: 13 g Cholesterol: 42 mg

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