Meal Prep: Breakfast Fajita Bowls
Ever get tired of eating the same ol’ thing for breakfast? Or need to get off the eggs for awhlie? Try one of these breakfast burrito bowls!
Choose carb option
Choose protein option
Extra lean ground beef
Extra lean ground turkey
Choose a pepper
Sweet peppers, yellow/orange/red
Avocado or Wholly Guacamole
If you go with the potato option, follow steps 1 - 5
If you go with the rice option, follow steps 6 - 11 and prepare the rice as described on the package
Preheat the oven to 425 degrees
Line a baking sheet with parchment paper
Dice 3 - 4 large potatoes into 1 inch chunks (or smaller)
Toss the potatoes in 1/2 TBSP olive oil and season with salt, pepper, garlic powder and chili powder
Lay potatoes evenly on the baking sheet and let bake for 25 - 30 minutes
While the potatoes are cooking, slice 2 - 3 peppers, 1/2 an onion and any other vegetable you’d like to add to your burrito bowl
Spray a pan with non-stick and bring to medium-high heat. Add the vegetables and let cook until browned.
Season the vegetables with salt, pepper, garlic powder, chili powder and a little cumin.
Spray a separate pan with non-stick and bring to medium-high heat. Add the ground meat of your choice.
Season the meat with salt, pepper, cumin, chili powder and garlic powder.
Cook the meat until no pink remains.
Once all three items are cooked through, you can take a two different approaches to how you want to prepare your meals.
Dish it up into exact portions for the week.
Fill 4 - 5 containers with potatoes, then meat, then vegetables.
Add salsa, hot sauce, avocado/guac the morning of!
Store each of the 3 items separately in the fridge and build your bowl each morning. You can reheat it in the pan, add salsa, shredded cheese, guac etc. each morning
You could add a fresh egg too! Scrambled or sunny side-up right on top of your burrito bowl.
Weigh each ingredient RAW and write down the measurements on a sheet of paper
Dish up your bowls as evenly as you can. Let’s say you get 5 bowls out of all the ingredients. Your “serving size” will be 5
Create a Recipe in MyFitnessPal
Enter ingredients manually
Enter each ingredient, plus their measurement
If you choose to keep the cooked foods in separate containers for the week and make a “fresh” breakfast each morning, enter items in your usually food log
“3 ounces, ground turkey, cooked”
“4 ounces, sweet peppers, cooked”
“4 ounces, russet potato, baked”
Just make sure to enter the COOKED version in your diary.