Breakfasts

Recipes, cooking tips and ideas for breakfasts and brunches

Celebrity trainer Harley Pasternak's white smoothie breakfast

Smoothie tips ● Be sure to leave the skin on the apple for the fibre boost. ● It's also a good idea to buy a couple of extra bananas, peel them, and throw them in the freezer for future smoothies....

Fay Ripley's cheesy wild mushrooms on toast

Fay says: "Feel free to get up early and forage bare foot in the forest for some mushrooms or... just buy in a pack from your local supermarket. This tastes luxurious but takes just minutes to cook." Ingredients 1...

Fay Ripley's creamy raspberry bircher muesli

Makes 4-6 servings This healthy breakfast recipe is packed with goodness and sets the whole family up for the busy morning ahead. It keeps really well if covered in the fridge for up to 3 days. Ingredients 200g...

Bacon, gruyere and mushroom melt

Dish type: Breakfast Makes 2 open sandwiches Cooking time: About 10 minutes Ingredients 4 smoked maple cured back bacon rashers 4 slices thickly cut crusty white bread 5mlsp (1tsp) olive oil 1 large...

Smoky Bacon, Tomato and Egg Bake recipe

Dish type: Breakfast Serves: 4 Cooking time: About 20-25 minutes Oven temperature: Gas mark 7, 200˚C, 400˚F Ingredients 200g (7oz) dry cured oak smoked thick cut back bacon rashers – about...

Blueberry Bircher muesli

Overnight oatmeal, dish type: breakfast Serves 6 Preparation time: 10 minutes First developed by a Swiss doctor back in the 1890’s, this easy, super healthy breakfast can be mixed together the...

Caramel poached blueberries with crème fraiche

Dish type: Dessert, breakfast, snack Quick and easy Serves 4 Preparation time: 5 minutes Cooking time: 9-10 minutes We all love caramel oranges but caramel blueberries are even more delicious. Chill...

A detox breakfast for every day of the week

Breakfast. It's the most important meal of the day, especially for those of us trying to be healthy and maybe even shed a few festive pounds. And yet with the morning rush and long list of daily chores,...

Tenderstem Broccoli and Smoked Salmon Omelette

Dish type: Breakfast Makes 1 omelette, serves 2 Preparation and cooking time: 20 minutes Ingredients 1 tbsp olive oil 100g Tenderstem broccoli, each piece cut into 3 ½ a small red onion, finely...

Radish Butter on Rye Toast with Soft-boiled Eggs

Dish type: Breakfast Serves 2 Preparation time: 10 minutes Ingredients 50g butter, softened 6 French breakfast radishes 4 slices rye bread 4 medium eggs (at room temperature) Method 1. Grate the radishes...

Quinoa Porridge with Macadamia Nut Milk

Dish type: Breakfast Serves 4 Ingredients Seeds from 1 pomegranate 200g (7oz/2 cups) quinoa flakes 75g (3oz/scant ²/³ cup) goji berries 1 cinnamon stick 475ml (16fl oz/scant 2 cups) Macadamia...

Josh Eggleton’s ham, egg and chips with picallili

Serves 4 Ingredients 12 slices honey roast ham 6 Désirée potatoes 4 eggs 1 cauliflower, cut into small florets 2 shallots, finely diced 50g caster sugar 1 cucumber, deseeded and cut into...

Rachel Allen's Poached Eggs Benedict with quick Hollandaise

Dish type: Breakfast Preparation and cooking time: 20 minutes Serves 4 Ingredients 4 fresh eggs 4 slices hot buttered toast 8 rashers bacon, grilled 4 tbsp Hollandaise sauce (recipe below) 1 tbsp finely...

Baked Turkish Eggs With Yogurt & Chilli

Dish type: Breakfast Preparation and cooking time: 30 minutes Serves: 4-6 Ingredients: 1 small onion, finely chopped 1 tbsp olive oil, plus for drizzling 1 tin of tomatoes 1 tsp cayenne pepper 1 tsp...

Belly Comforting Poached Eggs with Cumin-Infused Yogurt

Dish type: Breakfast Serves: 2 Preparation and cooking time: 10 minutes Ingredients 1 teaspoon cumin seeds salt, to taste 1 teaspoon grated (peeled) fresh root ginger 200g (7oz) low-fat Greek yogurt white...

Sunday Sausage Brunch

Serves: 2 Cooking time: About 20 minutes Ingredients: 4 Chunky traditional pork sausages 454g Potatoes, peeled and cut into small chunks Splash of milk Knob of butter 1 1tsp Vegetable oil 4 Chestnut...

Team GB Porridge Recipe

Dish type: Breakfast Nick Barnard of Rude Health created this recipe for the World Porridge Championships 2012. Celebrating the best of British produce, he said: "These are champion ingredients...



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