Chorizo, Spinach, Acorn Squash Egg Cups

In the Restart program we focus on preparing food and prepping in week 1. When you are prepared you will succeed. So we talk about clearing out the pantry of processed foods and making items ahead of time to have on hand so you don’t grab a non-compliant food because you are hungry and have nothing prepared. Planning, preparing and putting foods away in meal size containers is a way to make meal times easier and healthier! I participate in the challenge along with my RESTART students and this is one of the tastiest breakfast items I have made. It’s gluten free, wheat free, dairy free, soy free and 100% delicious! It contains healthy fats, good quality protein and healthy carbs from veggies. This is a clean recipe that your whole family will enjoy. They are great to make ahead and then have on hand for a grab and go breakfast. Enjoy!

Chorizo sausage, spinach, acorn squash egg cups
Serves 6
A delicious clean breakfast
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Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time
20 min
Total Time
40 min
Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time
20 min
Total Time
40 min
Ingredients
  1. 3/4 pound clean chorizo sausage- I get mine locally from Creek Side Farms.
  2. 2 handfuls of fresh organic spinach
  3. 10 pastured eggs
  4. 1/2 sweet potato- cubed
  5. 1/2 acorn squash-cubed
  6. 1 t. celtic salt
  7. fresh basil to taste
Instructions
  1. In a large skillet, cook the chorizo sausage. While it is cooking, add the sweet potato and acorn squash and sauté until soft. add in spinach and salt and cook until all is blended.
  2. Line a muffin tin with paper cups and place 1 T of sausage filling in each cup.
  3. Mix eggs in a pourable bowl. Pour the eggs over the filling.
  4. Bake 350 for 20 minutes.
Notes
  1. Store in the refrigerator and enjoy as a quick breakfast. You can substitute any vegetables of your choice.
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