Maple Eggy Crumpets

First of all, I take no credit whatsoever for inventing these – that was Jamie Oliver. And it wasn’t even me that discovered them – that was my boyfriend. But I have most definitely adopted these little beauties and I’ve fiddled about with Jamie’s orignal recipe to come up with my own. They’re like a cross between eggy bread and pancakes and they’re just marvellous. I make … Continue reading Maple Eggy Crumpets

Veggie Breakfast Stack

We have this at a weekend instead of a full blown English Breakfast.  It’s easy peasy, takes no time at all and you can add pretty much whatever you fancy.  Plus, it’s an attractive alternative for that unexpected guest when you have forgotten the bacon and sausages! Ingredients (per person) 6 Mushrooms – sliced thinly 10 Cherry tomatoes  – halved ( If you wish add a layer of … Continue reading Veggie Breakfast Stack

Oatmeal Blueberry Pancakes

This is a fantastic recipe for a family breakfast – it’s been one of my family’s favourites for years! The oatiness of the pancakes makes them super filling so you will be hot to trot till lunch time on these bad boys. Best served with fresh fruit (ideally strawberries, bananas and kiwis) with maple syrup and crispy bacon. Looks particularly scrummy dusted lightly with icing … Continue reading Oatmeal Blueberry Pancakes

Vegan Chocolate Spread

Homemade Chocolate Spread

Chocolate spread was somewhat magical to me as a child. You weren’t allowed to eat crisps, cakes or chocolate bars for breakfast, but for some reason chocolate spread on toast was allowed, making it the ultimate breakfast food. This recipe is great for making with kids (or just if you fancy playing with the food processor) and the best thing is you can adjust all the … Continue reading Homemade Chocolate Spread

Smoothies

Banana Blackberry Breakfast Smoothie

In this edition of ridiculously easy and extremely healthy breakfasts, I am featuring the Blackberry Banana Breakfast Smoothie.  Since it has only a few ingredients and can be whipped up in minutes, it’s a breakfast that is very much “work-friendly.” I used a regular-sized blender here, as you can see in the photos, since I made three servings; for a single serving, the Magic Bullet … Continue reading Banana Blackberry Breakfast Smoothie