A salad for breakfast may seem unexpected, but this rich and flavorful recipe will turn you into a believer. Packed with healthy veggies like pumpkin and bell pepper and topped with fiber-rich pepitas and a protein-packed egg, this salad is sure to help you start the day feeling energized and refreshed. With this in your tummy there will be no weighing you down!
Source: Nourish: The Fit Women’s Cookbook
For the salad:
9 1/2 -ounce piece pumpkin, unpeeled, cut into 1/2-inch thick slices3 ounces swiss brown mushrooms, halved1 large zucchini, cut diagonally into 1/2-inch thick slices1 small red bell pepper, sliced thickly2 cups trimmed watercress leaves1 tablespoon toasted pepitas2 eggs
For the lemon-thyme dressing:
1 tablespoon cold-pressed extra-virgin coconut oil1 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice2 teaspoons fresh thyme leaves2 teaspoons pure maple syrup