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New Recipe: Roast Sweet Potato Frittata

New Recipe: Roast Sweet Potato Frittata

There is nothing more versatile than a frittata. Not only is our Roast Sweet Potato Frittata nutritious and guaranteed to please, it is delicious served warm or cold and is the perfect post-training meal. Make it this weekend to set yourself up with a quick and easy meal for the week ahead.

Ingredients (Serves 4)

  • 1 large sweet potato, peeled and diced into large pieces
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 rashers pasture-raised bacon, finely diced
  • 8 eggs, free range
  • 200ml coconut cream, canned
  • 2 cups kale, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon chilli flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon cold-pressed extra virgin coconut oil
  • Sea salt & pepper, to taste

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 180°C and using the coconut oil, lightly grease a ceramic dish.
  2. In a large bowl toss sweet potato in olive oil. Season well and transfer to the baking tray. Cook for 20-30 minutes or until golden.
  3. Fry bacon in a small fry pan and set aside to cool.  
  4. Meanwhile, whisk eggs and coconut cream in a large bowl and add kale, cooked bacon and chilli flakes. Season to taste.  
  5. Transfer the frittata mix to the ceramic dish. Remove sweet potato from the oven and using tongs, dot sweet potato evenly across the top of the frittata.  
  6. Transfer frittata into the oven and cook for 20-30 minutes or until cooked through.  
  7. Allow to cool slightly before slicing.

Image by Sarah Craven Photography

 

New Recipe: Carrot and Walnut Chia Pudding

New Recipe: Carrot and Walnut Chia Pudding

Carrot for breakfast? Carrots are known to be rich in beta-carotene, an antioxidant which can help naturally boost your immune system this cold and flu season.  Why not try our Carrot and Walnut Chia Pudding this weekend, you will be pleasantly surprised. Ingredients (Serves 1) 1/4 cup chia seeds 200ml unsweetened almond milk 1 teaspoon Heilala Vanilla… Continue Reading

New Recipe: Warming Cauliflower Porridge

New Recipe: Warming Cauliflower Porridge

If you are used to having smoothies for breakfast during the warmer months; porridge can be a great substitute as the weather turns cooler. We’ve put together this warming porridge using cauliflower instead of the traditional oats or quinoa. Try it, you will be surprised. Ingredients (Serves 1) 1 cup of cauliflower rice (approx. 1/4 head of… Continue Reading

The Keto Diet – Book Review + a giveaway for you!

The Keto Diet – Book Review + a giveaway for you!

Leanne Vogel is a holistic nutritionist, host of one of the top 10 health & fitness podcasts and largest keto resource on YouTube, creator of HealthfulPursuit.com and author of The Keto Diet. Ketosis is a metabolic state in which you’re predominately burning stored fat for fuel and converting fat into ketones to be used by… Continue Reading

New Recipe: Salmon Patties with Sweet Potato Chips & Avocado

New Recipe: Salmon Patties with Sweet Potato Chips & Avocado

These simple yet irresistible salmon patties are a fantastic mid-week meal for the whole family. We recommend cooking a double batch of patties for a delicious on-the-go lunch the following day. Packed with omega-3, protein and vitamin B, salmon is a key food to include in your diet to keep your immune system strong, especially with the… Continue Reading

New Recipe: Simple Cauliflower Rice Sushi

New Recipe: Simple Cauliflower Rice Sushi

Who doesn’t love sushi? Swap white rice for our cauliflower rice and get the same great taste of traditional sushi without the high carbohydrate load and extra nutrients including vitamin C, B6 and fibre. These sushi rolls make for a healthy packed lunch option or a delicious snack. Did you know: nori sheets (a.k.a. seaweed) are an excellent source of iodine with one sushi… Continue Reading