Tag Archives : breakfast

Topped Pancakes!


Topped Pancakes Pancakes? Yes, I know! 😛 I haven’t had pancakes for ages and as I used to have them nearly every morning, I thought it was time for a revival! 😀 Topped pancakes might make you think that I usually eat them plain… which very occasionally I might do, but usually I load them up or stuff them with all…

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Back to Basics: Rainbows & Green Smoothies


Back to Basics: Rainbows & Green Smoothies Recently I’ve been getting my greens in the form of smoothies! You can’t imagine how many people turn their noses up at that! 😛 Smoothies yes. 🙂 Green smoothies no! So, just because of the colour it becomes less tasty? Really? I’ve added this to the back to basics series (along with crumble, pancakes…

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Back to Basics: Pancakes! (Gluten, Egg & Dairy Free)


Back to Basics: Pancakes! (Gluten, Egg &  Dairy Free) Olympics! 😀 Aren’t they just great! You can’t have escaped them as they are on all the time… all day live or on repeat 😀 My favourite so far has to be the synchronised (3m springboard) diving (England won Gold)! Ooo and the rowing (we won Gold in that too)! Both so mesmerising…

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Happy Mothers Day. Vegan & Free From EASY crepes!


Happy Mothers Day: Vegan and Free From EASY crepes.  To all of you wonderful Mums celebrating Mothers Day today (it’s Mothers Day in the UK today) I’d love to wish you all a fantastic day. 🙂 Mother, Mum, Mummy, Mam or anything else you may be called here’s praying that today especially you are rewarded for all of your hard…

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Valentines Thoughts & Sugar Free Chia Jam


Valentines Thoughts & Sugar Free Chia Jam Mixed feelings abound on this day! If you’re in a new relationship then this day will probably be filled with loads of romantic gestures   If you’re married or in a long-term relationship then this could be the day where one of you gets into trouble for not doing enough! Maybe you’ve ‘agreed’ that you…

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Chia Chocolate Porridge


Chia Chocolate Porridge What a VERY busy week! and a neglected blog! 🙁 I have a valid reason though! My son was on a school trip… not just for a day but for a whole week!!! No phones allowed either so it was a whole week with the only contact being just one text from school on the first day to say…

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Chocolate Breakfast Sadza (maize porridge)


Chocolate Breakfast Sadza Okay, so the lovely warm weather in the UK has finally decided it’s time to disappear… just as the school holidays start! How can it be 26 degrees (c) one day and 11 the next?! Oh and the rain! It actually rained non-stop ALL day on Friday! ALL day! From when I woke until when I slept…

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Where am I?! Vegetables for breakfast?


Where am I?! Vegetables for breakfast? Well, what a surprise! In my busy hectic couple of months I have been whisked away for a few days break! 🙂 So… just quickly before going to the spa! 😛 🙂 Where am I??? Yes, vegetables for breakfast! It wasn’t the only choice of course but I didn’t want cheese or ham, neither…

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O = Oats & Oranges…!!!


Oats & Oranges Now that’s something you don’t see together every day! Oaty oranges! 😛 We were trying to think up something other than oranges which could be for the A-Z Challenge letter and then I thought OMGosh… I use oats almost every day! Usually I put them in my blender and turn them into flour and make pancakes or bread…

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Healthy Chocolate Breakfast Bowl


Healthy Chocolate Breakfast Bowl (DEGF) 🙂 What happened to Spring? The weather has turned cold again 🙁 so I needed something warm and yummy for breakfast! Porridge sprung to mind but I wanted something more exciting 🙂 then I remembered that when we were younger we used to have ‘ready brek’. I’ve no idea how they get the fine floaty…

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Mothers Day Goodies!


Mothers Day Goodies! <3 Happy Mothers Day to all you Mums out there! (in the UK or not)! 🙂 No recipe today…just lots of love and well wishes to you all (Mums or not)! I got my hotcakes for breakfast… in bed too! 🙂 and some lovely goodies including Maca, Cacao and vegan coconut chocolate… looks like I’ll be making…

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Breakfast Sticks Churros Style… Free From Dairy, Egg & Gluten


Breakfast Sticks Churros Style. DEGF! Anything originally deep fried, sugar laden and very sweet has always disappeared too fast in our house! Think doughnuts 3 or 4 at a time magically vanishing into thin air or churros being eaten as fast as they’re out of the pan! Trying to be healthier and reduce ‘everyone’s’ sugar intake, dairy intake and oil…

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Breakfast the DEGF free… and A to Z Challenge


Breakfast the Dairy. Egg. Gluten. Free. way and the A to Z Challenge Back to school Monday! So much to do so just a quick post this morning! (maybe)! 😛 Seems though breakfast is the way to kick-start your day and fuel your body up ready for whatever you throw at it, it seems only fair that I should post another…

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Free From Pancakes for Pancake Day


Free From Pancakes for Pancake Day It’s Pancake Day! 🙂 Or ‘Shrove Tuesday’ as is the traditional name as ‘shrove’ comes from the word ‘shrive’ which means absolution from sin or to confess. This day started as a Pagan festival, then became a Christian festival preceding the 40 days of Lent which will start tomorrow (Ash Wednesday). Traditionally pancakes were…

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Five minute flat bread! DEGF!


Five Minute Flat Bread Today is one of those waiting days! Waiting to see how one of best friends gets on! 🙂 Do you know how long each minute appears to be when you’re waiting! I keep looking at the clock but the time is never more than a minute since I last looked! I only have to wait another hour…

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Breakfast Blueberry style! DEGF, low sugar


Breakfast Blueberry Style (Dairy. Egg. Gluten. Free.) 🙂 I know you all know how to make porridge (It generally says how on to the packet)! but I thought I would have a little experiment just to see if I could come up with a foolproof – ‘need to make this again’ recipe! 🙂 If it’s cold outside and you need…

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Baked Apple Oatmeal Bites (D.E.G.F.)


Baked Apple Oatmeal Bites It’s another cold and frosty morning here in the UK so breakfast needed to be something hot and comforting! Although I do love a bowl of porridge with almond butter and sliced banana, today I wanted to try something different! I have seen several baked oatmeal recipes floating around and decided that (if I could avoid turning…

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DEGF Spiced Apple Buns (Dairy. Egg. Gluten. Free.)


DEGF Spiced Apple Buns This was supposed to be yesterdays post but after being nominated for a Liebster Award I decided this could wait another day! Woohoo. . . It’s bake time! These lovely little spiced apple buns took forever to get just right! Fresh out of the oven they are great with a smudge of your favourite jam or…

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