Category Archives for Breakfast

Activated Buckwheat Bircher

Buckwheat is one of those contested Paleo items.  Some love it.  Some love to hate it.  It’s not a grain; it’s a seed, and while it contains no gluten, it does contain phytic acid which means that like other seeds (and nuts and legumes) it should be properly soaked or sprouted before consumption.  Unlike most […]

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Holy Mole Frijoles Negros

One of the lovely spices I picked up last weekend is whole dried chipotle chilli.  The rating on the pack advises a hotness of 6/10.  10 must be rip roaring hot, cause this 6 will definitely put hairs on your chest.  Chipotle chilli is excellent in tomato based dishes, and I’ve tweaked my Black Bean […]

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Black Bean + Tomato Stew/Salsa

Like most of the recipes I like to make often, this one is seriously straight forward and rather tasty.  It is magnificent with fried eggs, a sprinkling of coriander and a little avocado on the side.  I was envisioning something akin to ‘huevos rancheros’ when I started making it. A key ingredient is one I […]

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Roast Pumpkin Frittata

This is my favourite breakfast item at the moment.  With a tiny bit of prep work (pre-roasting the pumpkin) I can have a whole pan of this hot and ready for consumption in under 30 minutes.  There are so many elements you can modify with this recipe.  I’ve used mashed sweet potato when I didn’t […]

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Egg and Bacon Muffins

I found this recipe and thought a) that looks easy and b) they’re probably going to be extremely tasty.  I was right on both accounts. My muffin tins are larger than those used in the video (mine are referred to as ‘Texas’ muffin tins) so I added

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