Author / Rachel Koo

Prep: 20 min / Total Time: 30 min / Servings: 12

Don’t have much of a sweet tooth in the morning? Try these savoury breakfast patties! Packed with protein, veggies and fresh herbs! These patties are highly customizable for your palate and a great option for to meal prep early in the week!

Macros :

Per Serving.
Calories: 120
Protein: 9 g
Carbohydrates: 3 g
Fat: 8 g


  • 1 lb Turkey
  • 2 tbsp fresh sage
  • 1 tbsp fresh chive
  • 1 cup grated zucchini
  • 1 cup grate sweet potato
  • 2/3 cup diced shiitake mushroom
  • 1/2 cup cubed pancetta
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 cup onion finely diced
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp grond pepper
  • 2-3 tbsp avocado oil


Step 1: Grate sweet potato and zucchini, chop onion and place into a bowl that is lined with a cheesecloth. Allow water to drain while you prepare the other ingredients

Step 2: Prepare the sage, chive and shiitake mushrooms. Sautee the pancetta until crispy and golden brown

Step 3: Squeeze out remaining water from the contents in the cheesecloth and add to a large mixing bowl

Step 4: Add in sage, chives, shiitake mushrooms, pancetta and ground turkey

Step 5: Mix until fully combined and using a 1/4 measuring cup, scoop out even size portions and form into patties

Step 6: Preheat a skillet to medium heat and add 1.5 tsp avocado oil to the pan. Once pan is heated place the patties evenly throughout the pan without touching. Allow patties to cook for 2.5-3 min until golden brown and then flip and cook for same amount of time.

Step 7: Finish cooking the remainder of the batch, or however many your pan will allow

Step 8: Eat fresh off the pan, or save for your next quick on the go meal!

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Rachel Koo

Rachel has enjoyed sport her entire life and embarked on her coaching career in 2012. Starting as a personal trainer in various gyms, she eventually found CrossFit which lead her to CrossFit Football. In 2015 Rachel completed her CrossFit Football certification which opened up many doors of opportunity within coaching. Since then she has completed Power Athlete Methodology course, earned her Block 1 and put that knowledge into action coaching collegiate level athletes. Throughout the years training, proper nutrition and lifestyle habits have been the pillars in helping her clients and athletes achieve their true potential. Rachel currently working as a performance coach applying the Power Athlete principles with all of her clients.

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