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Breakfast

Healthy(ish) Cranberry, Apple and Oat Muffins

Healthy(ish) Cranberry, Apple and Oat Muffins

There’s no such thing as a healthy muffin I hear you say. Well, probably not, but this is pretty darn close. Using olive oil instead of melted butter in this recipe means that the saturated fat is greatly reduced. Sugar is kept at a minimum […]

Jamie Oliver’s Egg and Mango Chutney Flatbreads

Jamie Oliver’s Egg and Mango Chutney Flatbreads

This recipe is taken from Jamie Oliver’s new book ‘5 Ingredients, Quick and Easy Food’ and is a perfect choice for breakfast. It takes around 12 minutes to prepare and is a good way to enjoy eggs in the morning. They are soft boiled and […]

Granola

Granola

The great thing about making your own granola is that you can add the nuts, seeds and dried fruit you really like. Mine varies depending on what’s on offer at the supermarket or what I can buy in bulk. I’ve used maple syrup to sweeten […]

Avocado and Poached Egg on Toast

Avocado and Poached Egg on Toast

This really is one of my favourite dishes to have at breakfast and can be found at many establishments. It is just so simple and I like to serve mine with a sprinkle of  ‘Munchy Seeds’ and a drizzle of chilli oil. Toasted seeds and […]

Moroccan Baked Eggs

Moroccan Baked Eggs

This is based on the Moroccan dish, Shakshuka, a baked egg dish with a flavoursome tomato sauce. I’ve used chorizo instead of merguez sausage, as it’s easier to get hold of, and to make a veggie version just omit the sausage and add some smoked paprika. […]

Bircher Muesli

Bircher Muesli

This really is the quickest ever breakfast as all the hard work is done the night before. I like to vary the fruit, nut and seed combination depending on what I have to hand in the cupboard. Have a play with different milks in which […]

Breakfast – American Blueberry Pancakes

Breakfast – American Blueberry Pancakes

Breakfast is one of the most important meals of the day and, for me, skipping it is not an option. During the week I am guilty of just reaching for the cereal packet but weekends are a different affair, where I take the time to […]