Paleo Valentines Day Breakfast! #21DSD approved

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Happy [early] valentines day to all of you lovely people out there! yes, EVEN you 21 day sugar detoxers! I’m posting this pre-vday so if you want to make this for your hunny or yourself when the big day comes, you shall be prepared!

When I first realised I was kicking sugar to the curb the month of valentines day, I blanched. No chocolate?!!?! for vday?! noooooooo! My boyfriend and I never do much for valentines day, but still. The idea that it wasn’t an option scared me. But I’ve already resisted plenty of lindt the past 6 days, so I know I don’t want to give in on the 14th.

That being said, I also wanted to do something fun for it, too! That’s when I read Diane’s post on 21daysugardetox about valentines options. There was a photo of the infamous heart bacons! And I knew that was what I must do. I had an idea about bell pepper egg hearts, and knew I had a breakfast!

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This is a fairly easy breakfast to make, and with my tutorial, it should be a breeze!

FOR THE BACON HEARTS:
Ingredients:
1 pack of bacon
Instructions:
1. Cut the package in half in order to easily cut all pieces the same length.
2. Take 2 bacon slice halves and arrange them on the tray like so:
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3. Take on top edge and fold it over:
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4. Repeat on the other side!
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And there we have 1 beautiful bacon heart. Repeat this on the rest of the bacon! Bake for about 20 minutes (check it so get them more chewy or more crispy) and remove from oven.

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I baked some on the bottom rack which resulted in more crispy bacon. my boyfriend loves that so it’s a good thing to me! I prefer the top rack more chewy bacon, myself.

FOR THE BELL PEPPER EGG HEARTS:

Ingredients:
Red Bell Pepper
As many eggs as required (2 slices of bell pepper per egg!)
coconut oil for frying
Instructions:
1. Slice bell pepper to 1cm thick pieces.
2. Grease a frying pan with coconut oil and lay the peppers in to form heart shapes.
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3. Crack the eggs in the centre of the bell peppers after they have been frying for about 1 minute.
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4. Let them cook until semi set, and flip. This is sort of hard but not too bad! I didn’t crack any yolks at all in the process.
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5. Let them continue to cook for 30s – 1 minute.
6. Trim the edges of any extra egg and eat it yourself! This will make them look more like hearts and also let you snack while cooking! Serve!

I had 2 eggs, multiple bacon hearts, and a nice glass of kombucha. Excellent VDAY breakfast if I do say so myself. Very nourishing after a hard workout!

I’ll be back to update on my first week of the 21DSD tomorrow! Today is day 6 and all is well so far :)

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