<div class="paragraph">If you're still on the cereal-for-breakfast train, let me introduce you to the greatest breakfast food on the planet: potatoes. <br><br>Typically, I fry up some sweet or regular potatoes in coconut oil with just salt and pepper, but this morning I decided to make some potato magic with a few special ingredients that literally had my taste buds singing. </div> <div> <div style="height: 20px; overflow: hidden;"></div> <div id="213498976209903373-gallery" class="imageGallery" style="line-height: 0px; padding: 0; margin: 0"> <div id="213498976209903373-imageContainer0" style="float:left;width:49.95%;margin:0;"><div id="213498976209903373-insideImageContainer0" style="position:relative;margin:5px;"><div class="galleryImageHolder" style="position:relative; width:100%; padding:0 0 75%;overflow:hidden;"><div class="galleryInnerImageHolder"><a href="http://www.rachelmeyerfitness.com/uploads/1/7/3/9/1739499/ters_orig.jpg" rel="lightbox[gallery213498976209903373]" onclick="if (!window.lightboxLoaded) return false"><img src="http://www.rachelmeyerfitness.com/uploads/1/7/3/9/1739499/ters.jpg" class="galleryImage" _width="400" _height="533" style="position:absolute;border:0;width:100%;top:-38.83%;left:0%"></a></div></div></div></div> <div id="213498976209903373-imageContainer1" style="float:left;width:49.95%;margin:0;"><div id="213498976209903373-insideImageContainer1" style="position:relative;margin:5px;"><div class="galleryImageHolder" style="position:relative; width:100%; padding:0 0 75%;overflow:hidden;"><div class="galleryInnerImageHolder"><a href="http://www.rachelmeyerfitness.com/uploads/1/7/3/9/1739499/t1_orig.jpg" rel="lightbox[gallery213498976209903373]" onclick="if (!window.lightboxLoaded) return false"><img src="http://www.rachelmeyerfitness.com/uploads/1/7/3/9/1739499/t1.jpg" class="galleryImage" _width="400" _height="533" style="position:absolute;border:0;width:100%;top:-38.83%;left:0%"></a></div></div></div></div> <span style="display: block; clear: both; height: 0px; overflow: hidden;"></span> </div> <div style="height: 20px; overflow: hidden;"></div> </div> <div class="paragraph">Potatoes are an excellent gluten-free breakfast food because the skins provide lots of fiber, keeping blood sugars from spiking as they would with bread or cereal products. <br><br>If you're skeptical about white potatoes being healthy, just look at the list of nutrients they provide: <span style="color:rgb(34, 34, 34)">vitamin B6,</span><span style="color:rgb(34, 34, 34)"> potassium, copper, vitamin C, manganese, phosphorus, niacin, dietary fiber, and pantothenic acid. </span><span style="color:rgb(34, 34, 34)">They</span><span style="color:rgb(34, 34, 34)"> also contain a variety of phytonutrients that have antioxidant activity (hello, cancer fighting food).<br><br><u><strong>Roasted Breakfast Potatoes with Bacon</strong></u><br>3-4 cups of cubed potatoes (or about 5 medium-sized yukon golds) (I used a combo of red potatoes and yukon golds)<br>1/2 red onion, diced<br>4-5 slices of cooked bacon, diced<br>1 tsp smoked paprika<br>1/2 tsp thyme<br>salt and pepper to taste<br>2 T grass-fed butter (or coconut oil), diced</span><br><br>1. Preheat a cast-iron pan or a 9x9 baking dish in oven at 375. <br><br>2. Once oven is preheated, add all ingredients, mixing well. Place aluminum foil over the top of the potatoes to prevent burning and stir every 10 minutes or so. <br><br>3. After about 30 minutes, check potatoes to see if they are soft throughout, and remove foil. Cook for another 5-7 minutes to allow the potatoes to brown a bit more. <br><br>**cooking time depends on the size of your cubed potatoes. It can take up to 45 minutes for larger potatoes. <br><br>Serve with poached eggs, raw sauerkraut, and avocado slices! </div>

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