Breakfast

Congee with toppings

Congee (A Frugal Breakfast)

I prefer savoury breakfasts to sweet ones, and like to make sure I get enough protein first thing in the morning. My typical weekday breakfast…

Eggs and veggies breakfast

Eggs and Veggies – A Simple Breakfast

Lately I've been trying to get some veggies in at every meal. This is easy to do for lunch and dinner, but breakfast can be a bit of a challenge.…

Frozen fruit

Frozen Fruit – My New Favourite Dessert

Because it is summer here, I've been making the most of summer fruits like mangoes, nectarines, plums and peaches. The markets sell large quantities…

Delicious buckwheat pancakes

Gluten Free Buckwheat Pancakes

I am a big fan of breakfast, so usually cook up a fry-up or a batch of pancakes on the weekend. Buckwheat flour is a great gluten free substitute, I…

grapefruit-berry-green-smoothie

Grapefruit and Berry Green Smoothie

Lately I have been drinking green smoothies as part of my breakfast. This one is my current favourite, because it's not too sweet and the grapefruit…

Green smoothie ingredients

Green smoothies

About a year ago I did the Vegan Easy Challenge, where I went vegan for 30 days to try it out. While veganism wasn't for me in the long term, I still…

Granola with yogurt and fruit

Homemade granola

I am a late in life convert to granola. The supermarkets here in Australia don't sell it, but they do sell toasted muesli, which is similar. Nowadays…

Homemade nutella pancake

Homemade Nutella

We never had Nutella in the house when I was growing up, as my mum thought it was too unhealthy. After reading the label recently I agree with her,…

Microwave strawberry jam

Microwave strawberry jam

Strawberries are cheap(ish) in the supermarket at the moment, so I decided to have a go at making jam. To reduce the risk of burning it and ending up…

Grain free egg free breakfast

My New Favourite Grain Free Breakfast

Recently I have tried cutting down my sugar and grain intakes and I have noticed how much better my body feels. I am a die-hard chocoholic, so have…

Shakshuka

Shakshuka (Eggs Baked in Tomato Sauce)

Firstly an update on Mr Omnivore, it seems I may have spoken a little too soon yesterday. Overnight his eye swelled up and they discovered a piece of…

Gluten free fermented buckwheat bread2

Simple Gluten Free Buckwheat Bread

Since I've been eating a gluten free diet, I've avoided gluten free substitutes, as they're usually full of ingredients that don't fit my definition…

Socca gluten free flatbread

Socca (Gluten Free Flatbread)

Since I started my gluten free diet I have researched a lot of gluten free bread recipes. Most of them have put me off because of the long lists of…

scrambled eggs with greens

Weekend Breakfasts

I have a bit of a Saturday tradition that involves sleeping in and then treating myself to a gourmet breakfast. It's a great way to use up…