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Breakfast is the most important part of the day.  It sets us up for the morning and depending on what we eat, it can energise us and help keep us going without leaving us craving other foods or feeling hungry.

I have always struggled to think of what to eat at breakfast time only because, having recently given up bread, I have struggled to think creatively ……..however no longer.

Like anything, wanting to eat healthily and being more creative requires some planning and I strongly believe that planning is the key to any successful meal and recipe creations.

I hope you enjoy the different breakfasts I have created for you to try at home.

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Vegan Banana & Chia Seed Loaf Cake

This loaf cake is a great afternoon treat as well as being an alternative healthy breakfast option on the go.  It can be warmed and eaten on its own or with some peanut/almond butter.  This has no processed sugars, sweetness coming from the natural sweetness of the bananas and dates.  This cake is versatile and […]

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Chia seed pancakes with blueberries

Vegan Chia Seed Pancakes

To celebrate ‘National Pancake Day’, I have created my own recipe for a nutritious and delicious chia seed pancakes.  They are vegan and gluten free, totally filling & satisfying, so go on, treat yourselves! Makes 9 pancakes Ingredients 1 cup gluten free flour 1 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1 full tbsp chia seeds […]

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chia porridge

Vegan Coconut Chia Porridge

Chia seeds has numerous health benefits and is a fashionable superfood of our time.  I love creating delicious recipes with this super-seed that not only keeps you full and satisfied, it will help neutralise and balance your body (…..and mind knowing you are enjoying healthy food). Serves 1 Ingredients 1/4 cup chia seeds 1/2 cup […]

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Vegan Avocado Smoothie Bowl

A healthy and nutritious start to any day, filled with protein, vitamins, minerals and healthy nutrients & fats to keep you going for the rest of the morning. Serves 1 Ingredients 1 large avocado 1 banana 1 tbsp walnuts 1/4 cup plant-based milk (I alternate between almond and soya milk) 1 tbsp toasted gluten free […]

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Blueberry pancakes

Vegan Pancakes

We all enjoy a weekend full of foods that we love and foods that make us feel ‘gooey’ and warm in side.  Pancakes do exactly that!  They are a delicious comforting food that are so versatile that they can be eaten with sweet and savoury toppings, and in some cases both (I love tofu scramble, […]

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Granola breakfast tart

Granola Tart

This tart is super healthy and nutritious and a great snack, breakfast dish and even delicious as a dessert.  It is versatile enough to add different toppings (yoghurts and creams, fruits, toasted nuts etc.) to change this tart to suit your needs. Serves 6 Ingredients Click here for my cinnamon granola recipe   3 tbsp […]

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Mango chia porridge

Vegan Chia & Mango Porridge

Chia seeds are an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids, which help to raise HDL cholesterol. HDL is the “good” cholesterol that protects against heart attack and stroke. Chia seeds are also rich in antioxidants, and they provide fiber, iron, and calcium. I love to make Chia seeds into a porridge as it not only quick and […]

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Vegan Cinnamon Granola

I love making home made granola only because I can add only the ingredients I enjoy eating and of course ensure it is healthy without adding any sugars, fats & salts.  This can be tailored to your tastes so add all the goodness fruits, nuts, seeds and flavours you like to create a truly tasty […]

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french toast

Vegan French Toast

When I came across this in a vegan cafe in LA, I knew that I would be re-creating this delicious dish on a regular basis as it is one of my childhood favourites and if I can be truly honest, it is even better then the ‘egg and milky’ ones I remember.  Try it – […]

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