Fruit Salad Pikelets

Fruit Salad Pikelets I also like to call these ‘More is More Pikelets’ after a guy I once worked with who used to say If less is more, think how much more more would be. My husband and I have made our own shorthand version of this saying which is simply More is More. I…

Wholemeal Crumpets

Wholemeal crumpets These are easy to make, but a bit fiddly. I only make them every now on  a weekend when we feel like something different.   Ingredients (makes about 16 if you use egg-rings like I did) 1 cup wholemeal bread flour 1 cup plain bread flour 1 tbsp baking powder 2/3 tsp dried…

Breakfast Muffins

These muffins are full of good things like apple, pumpkin, pumpkin seeds, coconut and sultanas. They are perfect for a portable breakfast or with a cup of tea or coffee. The recipe was inspired by a Morning Glory Muffin recipe by King Arthur Mills. I made several small alterations from the original recipe, however the…

Dexter’s oat and banana pancakes

My son loves pancakes. Since I’m always looking for ways to make food more nutritious for my kids I devised these pancakes (although I’m sure I got the idea to use oats for flour from other recipes I’d read–I just can’t remember which) and they’ve become a firm weekend favourite. Ingredients 1 cup rolled oats…

Every day should start with breakfast

If every day should start with breakfast then I’m going to start this blog with my favourite breakfast. Made in my Thermochef Natura Cinnamon, sultana and apple porridge for one 20g rolled oats 1 small apple grated half a teaspoon of cinnamon 170ml of milk of choice (I use calcium-fortified oat milk) A sprinking  of…