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Eating meat for breakfast?

Answered on August 19, 2014
Created October 06, 2011 at 3:34 PM

What sort of meat can I make for myself on short notice for breakfast? I've had no luck finding paleo-friendly sausage at the nearby 'Whole' Foods, and I'm at a loss as to how to get more protein in the morning. Would a vegetable omelette perhaps be enough?

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on October 11, 2011
at 02:36 AM

Seconding hash. It's a great use of leftover meat. Dice or shred whatever you've got, throw in some leftover root vegetables and an onion and some spices, cook in drippings or butter, and clear a spot in the middle of the pan to fry a couple of eggs. I made it this morning; it took less than ten minutes start to finish and was delicious.

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on October 06, 2011
at 10:11 PM

Applegate all-natural ham is a good choice.

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on October 06, 2011
at 04:08 PM

For me, breaky is the same as lunch of dinner. No special "breakfast foods" required. Typically, my food day starts with dinner. Breakfast and lunch are generally built on the leftovers of those two meals. Or I fast. Or I have a couple of raw egg yolks.

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on October 06, 2011
at 03:48 PM

Anything will work of course but the quickest cooking I'd say is chicken breasts, pork tenderloin (sliced), meatballs (maybe one ounce size), eggs. And like others have said, leftover from night before

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on October 06, 2011
at 04:12 PM

We also cook in advance at our house. I make my own sausage (both country and Italian) on Saturdays (surprisingly easy), and pre-cook it for the week.

I also cook up a couple of rashers of bacon (on a cookie sheet in the oven) and roast a half a dozen local, pasture-fed chicken thighs (We have friends who like the breasts, so we buy 3 birds, use the bonier parts for stock, cook the legs for curry, share out the boneless, skinless breasts--we keep the bones and skin--and use the thighs straight up -- which I can then use for anything from tossing into a salad to eating right off the bone for breakfast).

I also usually make a meat loaf or a big pot of chili or meatballs and veggies.

OH... and hard boil a dozen eggs -- you never know when they're going to come in handy over the week.

This, with some salad greens and veggies, feeds 2 people for 7 days, plus some extra for our friends. We don't really pay that much attention to the time of day that we're eating -- so we may have chicken in a salad for breakfast, hard-boiled egg and a few slices of bacon mid-day, and a mug of broth and hard boiled egg, or slices of meatloaf with whipped cauliflower for supper... just all depends.

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on October 06, 2011
at 03:57 PM

I put a whole chicken in the crockpot on the weekend (less messy than roasting in the oven), pull it apart, and eat it for breakfast all week.

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on October 06, 2011
at 08:30 PM

One of my favorite breakfasts are smoked wild salmon. You can wrap it up in lettuce, eat w/ some sauteed asparagus, eat w/ some eggs and asparagus, sear it and put it in an omelette.

In addition, if I am in a hurry I will buy Applegate Cold cuts, roast beef, and the ham are really good. I use that to add more protein to my eggs, or sometimes just have that with some tubers.

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on October 08, 2011
at 12:38 AM

Im allergic to eggs, so I cook some salmon, a nice bit of salt and pepper, drizzle on lemon and done.

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on October 07, 2011
at 01:44 AM

I buy a heap of ground meat either beef, turkey, kangaroo ETC and then mix it with eggs, corriander, garlic, various spices, chilli etc...I then seperate into rissoles and bake in the oven.

I individually wrap them and then every morning I grab one out - heat it up and add some mashed up avocado or sauteed spinich in coconut oil or a few eggs....

Such an easy and simple way to eat meat for breaky...and absolutely delicious!

Not boring either as you can mix up which type of meat you choose that day and also what you have it with eg avo, greens, etc.

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on October 06, 2011
at 05:26 PM

I like leftover pork and chicken in the morning, chopped or shredded you can mix with tubers, herbs, and make a quick hash with or without eggs. If you prepare the night before and keep in a prep container its really great. You can also sear up a steak in seconds, I like with roasted potatoes and braised kale with lemon. I also make my own sausage patties, no need for casing, and those are great in a pinch as well.

Prep is what takes time, so if you have tubers, proteins, veg prepped and ready to grab and go for cooking - you'll be aces.

Homemade sausage

  • Pork shoulder 70/30 lean/fat ratio, chilled
  • Get your mis-en-place (salt, seasonings, liquid) ready to go
  • Toss the meat/fat into your food processor unless you have a meat grinder
  • Turn into a bowl and mix with your hands with the mis-
  • Fry test a patty to checking the seasonings/flavour
  • Adjust seasonings if you need to, you're done

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on October 11, 2011
at 02:36 AM

Seconding hash. It's a great use of leftover meat. Dice or shred whatever you've got, throw in some leftover root vegetables and an onion and some spices, cook in drippings or butter, and clear a spot in the middle of the pan to fry a couple of eggs. I made it this morning; it took less than ten minutes start to finish and was delicious.

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on October 06, 2011
at 05:11 PM

I'll eat natural, preservative free sausage or hotdogs (unfortunately, not sure if it's grass fed) with eggs and broccoli. Or, grass fed ground beef that I can scramble quickly, or an omelette. Also, I like to boil eggs in advance and keep them in the fridge to grab quickly & peel and eat.

Other quick breakfasts would be a protein shake (with either coconut milk, almond milk, or a mix of both) using plain, unflavored protein powder.

I also like to pre-pack portions of kale, wheatgrass, berries, and lemon juice into little ziploc bags so in the morning (or any time of the day), I just open the bag and dump it into my blender with some water and ice to make green berry juice, which I then strain into a cup.

If I'm really in a hurry and pretty much only have time to grab something and go... I grab a bag of beef jerky.

Hope this helped some! :)

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on October 06, 2011
at 03:39 PM

I eat leftover meat from dinner. However my usual breakfast is 4 eggs and 2 Tbs butter. However 3 eggs might work as well.

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on October 11, 2011
at 07:10 PM

We had these last week. I made enough for the week, and we were off and running:

http://lebanonzumba.weebly.com/3/post/2011/01/breakfast-thyme-porkchopsfor-dinner-clean-eating-magazine.html

I recommend the magazine, too.

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on October 11, 2011
at 04:41 AM

Steak. No more than 5 minutes to cook, 5 minutes to rest and then you eat. Breakfast of champions.

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on October 11, 2011
at 02:29 AM

I've had great results with pork loin. I bought a small loin and cut it into medallions about 1/2" thick. It helps to partially freeze before slicing. A couple medallions will fry up in just a few minutes. Add some chopped scallion and green pepper, serve with your favorite egg. On a recent camping trip I was the only one eating "real food" for breakfast - everyone else had dehydrated stuff like instant oatmeal etc. I was the envy of all my friends. I packed in a some frozen medallions and boiled eggs. I heated some olive oil in a small skillet, added the loin and boiled eggs cut in half. A quick, filling hot breakfast everyday.

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on October 07, 2011
at 01:36 AM

Burgers for breakfast!

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on October 06, 2011
at 05:55 PM

Great pre-made pre-cooked liverwurst, headcheese, beef sticks, salami and braunschwager from US WELLNESS meats. I love that company. Just got my first order yesterday. A slice of headcheese (has beef heart and tongue) over my eggs is delicious.

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on October 06, 2011
at 04:25 PM

I like ground beef fried with red cabbage for breakfast. Cover the saucepan and let cook unattended for 10 minutes or so. Salt. Delicious!

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