Hope you’re all having a beautiful weekend despite the weather! Over the past few weeks I’ve been putting a lot more effort into my breakfasts. Usually I’m in a hurry, trying to squeeze yoga, meditation or even just getting out of bed into my mornings but I have come to realise the importance of nourishing breakfasts. So I thought I would share a few with you all. These recipes can be played with and feel free to mix and match the toppings to what you have in the kitchen.
1) Overnight Chia, Oats and Coconut yoghurt soak
Ok so this is literally my favourite breakfast of all time! I think we would have it everyday if it didn’t require some forward thinking (we always forget to prep the night before!)
I use Deliciously Ella’s recipe but I kind of play around with the ratios slightly when we bulk make it. Just soak all the ingredients in a container and leave in the fridge overnight. The next morning you can spoon out as much as you like into a bowl and then top with your favourite toppings… banana, grated apples, pumpkin seeds, nut butter, muesli, sunflower seeds, goji berries, strawberries… ANYTHING you fancy!
2) Acai bowls
I’ve made a few of these now and they always get the most likes on Instagram so I’m sure you’re all aware of how amazing these taste!
To make it you need powdered acai or frozen acai. I usually get frozen pouches from the superstore (Tesco stock some). Blend acai with bananas (x2 for 2 people) and some almond milk. Add a little at a time until you get the desired consistency (slightly thicker than a smoothie). Then pour into a bowl and top with chia, coconut flakes, strawberries, museli, pumpkin seeds… again the sky is your limit!
If you’re like me then you’ve found the past two weeks incredibly cold!! Luckily my husband is a pro-porridge maker and has a lovely warm bowl waiting for me. It’s simple, warming and again you can top with whatever you like. The great thing about it is that you’re not hungry an hour later!
4) Banana Bread
Need I say more? See link here
Again this is a family favourite! Can be had sweet or savoury (but I always go savoury now that I’ve tried them!) Recipe link
And finally the one we all love 6) Muesli
The one thing that makes me really upset though is that a lot of muesli’s have sugar added to them! Dorset cereal are pretty good at having a few sugar free options otherwise you can make your own.
So now you have no reason to skip that all important meal of the day!!
New recipes coming up soon x