6 Quick and Healthy Breakfast Options
Recipe idea's that are perfectly served on their own or created and curated to serve up together as an indulgent sumptuous weekend family feast.
Whether it is vegan friendly options you want or if eggs are an essential part of breakfast, do breakfast your way and serve these tasty, nutritious family-friendly recipes on their own or all together.
Vegan Family Fry-up
Nutritious, healthy and as easy as 1, 2, 3.
Perfect on its own or served with soft poach eggs and your favourite toast.
3 tablespoon olive oil
1/ tsp cayenne pepper
2 tsp dried oregano
2 tsp dried thyme
4 cloves crushed garlic
Salt & pepper
1 punnet button or chestnut mushrooms
1 punnet cherry tomato
Juice of 1 lemon
In a pan heat the olive oil, cayenne pepper, oregano, thyme, garlic, salt & pepper and cook for 2 minutes.
Add the mushrooms, tomatoes & half the lemon juice and cook for 3-5 minutes until softened.
Stir in the spinach and cook until wilted.
Top Tip – serve with freshly sliced avocado with a squeeze of fresh lemon to lift the flavour sensation.
Home-made baked beans are quick, easy and so so tasty without the hidden salts and sugar.
Perfectly comforting and extra delicious when served with organic sausages and hot buttered toast or accompanied with the vegan family fry-up.
1 onion finely chopped
2 tsp coconut or olive oil
1 x 410g butterbeans (rinsed & drained)
2 tbsp tomato puree
1 x 00g chopped tomatoes
1 tsp reduced salt vegetable Bouillon powder
½ tsp herbes de Provence
In a pot, sauté the onion in the oil for 3-5minutes until soft & transparent.
Stir in the butterbeans, puree & chopped tomato.
Add in the final ingredients of Bouillon & herbs. Bring to the boil then leave to simmer for 5 minutes.
A perfectly protein packed start to the day.
One roll of ready-made flaky pastry
4 small cooking or Cox apples – peeled
2 tablespoons runny honey
12 x 10 inch (30×25.5cm) baking sheets lightly greased
4inch/10cm pastry cutter.
Roll out the pastry on a lightly floured surface to 1/8 inch or 3mm.
Preheat the oven to gas mark 7/220°C.
Cut & core the apple into quarters.
Slice the quarters into think slices.
Arrange the sliced apple onto your pastry round.
Sprinkle with cinnamon.
Place on the lined baking sheets and bake in the oven for 10-12 minutes until golden brown.
Once cooked, remove from oven and glaze each gallette by brushing with the honey.
Serve with cream or crème fraiche.
Walnut and Yoghurt Bread
A quick, easy bread that doesn’t require hours of proving. Simply mix the ingredients together,
bake for an hour and serve with butter or a delicious slice of your favourite cheese.
360g plain flour
140g wholemeal flour
1 tbsp bicarbonate of soda
1 tpsp baking powder
100g chopped walnuts
1/s tbsp honey
200g plain yoghurt
1tbsp vegetable oil
Cream or crème fraiche
Preheat the oven to 220/Fan 200/Gas 7.
Mix all the dry ingredients together in a bowl.
Place all the wet ingredients in a separate bowl & whisk, then combine the wet with the dry and mix well for 3-4 minutes.
The dough should be fairly wet. If more moisture is needed, add a tsp of oil and extra yoghurt.
Put the dough into a 1kg loaf tin.
Place it in the oven and immediately turn the heat down to 200/180/Gas 6 and bake the loaf for an hour or until golden and fully cooked.
Take the loaf out of the tin and leave to cool on a wire rack before serving.
Warming Porridge Oats your Way
Creamy and wholesome Porridge Oats with whole milk or plant-based milk as a vegan friendly option.
Although we have selected berries and banana’s, use whatever fruit and nuts you love.
60g organic rolled oats
100ml whole or plant-based milk
1 tbsp butter or almond butter
Blueberries, strawberries or banana
Chopped almonds, walnuts, brazil or hazelnuts
1 tsp honey
In a saucepan add 150ml water and the oats. Allow to soak and soften for 5-10minutes.
Add in the milk and butter. Simmer for 5-10minutes until soft and creamy.
Serve with fruit of your choice and sprinkle the chopped nuts and finish with a drizzle of honey.
Family Friendly Super Green Smoothie
A soothing, fresh and nutrient rich option to start the day with.
Handful of fresh spinach
3 cubes mango (frozen)
3 inch block of cucumber
1 stick celery
75ml fresh apple juice
Add all the ingredients into a blender.
Blitz for 1-2 minutes until smooth.
This is our favourite smoothie combination but it is easy to substitute ingredients
and personalise based on your preference.
Experiment with almond butter, kale, honey and berries.
Top Tip – For a protein addition include a quarter banana, ½ teaspoon sunflower seeds or almond butter.
For easy access, all ingredients can be used fresh or kept in the freezer for easy access.