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Oats, Cottage Cheese and Banana Pancakes

I’ve recently discovered that I like cottage cheese. As a child, the look of it was enough to turn me off – but a friend of mine recently introduced me to toast … Continue reading

July 19, 2015 · 2 Comments

Zucchini, Corn and Chickpea Fritters

I usually can’t go past zucchini and corn fritters when I see it on a menu, but they’re a pain to make at home because most recipes require you to … Continue reading

October 26, 2014 · 1 Comment

Orange Juice

There’s nothing quite like freshly squeezed orange juice – and not the stuff that comes out of those multi-purpose juicers. We have an orange tree in our back yard and … Continue reading

July 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Flourless Date Muffins

This originally started off as a recipe for sticky date puddings.  However, I found that the puddings actually make a great muffin for breakfast or as a snack in the … Continue reading

April 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Mushrooms on Toast

Sautéing mushrooms is something that can easily be done in a frying pan on the stove, but this is a Thermomix blog, so of course, I had to give it … Continue reading

March 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Pear and Raspberry Bread

I had some pears in the fridge that I hadn’t eaten and some raspberries in the freezer so I thought I’d try a pear and raspberry bread.  I wanted to … Continue reading

February 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Egg Wrap with Smoked Salmon, Spinach and Tomato

When it comes to breakfast, toast and cereal have never really done it for me – and while a full cooked breakfast with the works is nice for the weekends, … Continue reading

January 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Ham, Egg and Spinach Cups

When looking for inspiration, browsing the Food and Drink board on Pinterest is one of my favourite things to do.  A few times now, I’ve seen bacon wrapped frittatas (e.g. … Continue reading

January 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

Irish Brown Bread

A friend of mine introduced me to Irish brown bread.  In one of his jobs, he had to bake six loaves a day so he could make it without a … Continue reading

October 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Omelet with Mushrooms and Spinach

Here’s a quick and easy breakfast for one.  You can make this ahead of time and then reheat it in the microwave. Serves one Ingredients Olive oil for frying 3 … Continue reading

September 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Quinoa Porridge with Apples and Cinnamon

I’ve never tried a quinoa porridge before so I thought I’d give it a go.  I had a bit of a look around to see what was out there.  This … Continue reading

September 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Mini Zucchini, Corn and Cheese Frittatas

Got a few eggs to get rid off?  Here’s a new frittata recipe – this time I’ve gone with zucchini, corn and cheese for the filling. Makes 12 Ingredients 3 … Continue reading

August 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Cashew Nut Butter (Version 2)

Here is an updated version of my cashew nut butter recipe.  I wanted to see if I could reduce the amount of time it takes to make this – even … Continue reading

July 14, 2013 · 1 Comment

French Toast

French toast has always been a weekend breakfast for me – until I had the great idea of making it ahead of time and then reheating it in the sandwich … Continue reading

June 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Egg, Cheese and Tomato and Red Onion Relish Wrap

I really like the combination of tomatoes and eggs and what better way to eat them than wrapped up with cheese.  The relish is done in the Thermomix and will … Continue reading

June 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Cashew Nut Butter (Version 1)

I had a whole lot of cashews in my pantry so I thought I’d try a nut butter in the Thermomix.  There is a recipe for peanut butter in the … Continue reading

June 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Baked Beans

Baked beans are great for breakfast – filling and a serve of vegetables too.  Canned beans are convenient, but full of salt and sugar.  I looked at a lot of … Continue reading

May 12, 2013 · 2 Comments

Mini Zucchini and Haloumi Frittatas

Frittatas are great for taking to work for breakfast.  They’re easy to make and look impressive too! Makes 12 Ingredients 3 zucchini, chopped into 3cm pieces 250g haloumi, cut into … Continue reading

May 5, 2013 · 1 Comment

White Bean Spread

A quick breakfast option that is based on the hommus recipe in the Everyday Cookbook. Serves 4 Ingredients 400g can cannellini beans, drained, rinsed 20g grated parmesan cheese 40g lemon … Continue reading

April 28, 2013 · Leave a comment