Easy Spin on Breakfast

easy-spin-on-breakfastEasy Spin on Breakfast


  • 1 sweet potato or yam, poked with a fork
  • 2 eggs, cooked to preference

For the pesto

  • ⅔ cup walnuts
  • 1-1.5 cups fresh basil leaves
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • juice of ½ lemon
  • salt and pepper, to taste


  • Poke holes in the sweet potato with a fork.
  • Wrap the sweet potato in foil and place in a crockpot for 8 hours on low or 4 hours on high.
  • Once the sweet potato is done cooking, remove from foil to let cool to the touch before removing the skin. Then mash the sweet potato with a fork.
  • For the pesto, place walnuts in the food processor along with basil leaves and garlic clove, and pulse until the leaves break down.
  • Then slowly add the olive oil while the food processor is still running.
  • Lastly, add lemon juice and a bit of salt and pepper. Puree until smooth.
  • Once the sweet potato is mashed and pesto is finished, mix 2-4 tablespoons of the pesto into the mashed sweet potato.
  • To finish off the meal, cook up an egg however you like yours.
  • Top egg on top of sweet potato pesto mash.




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