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Breakfast with Viners

We love breakfast here at Viners, and not only is it the most important meal of the day, it’s also one of the most versatile with an almost endless choice of options!

Slimming World Breakfast

Cutting out carbs needn’t mean losing out on homecooked comfort foods like a delicious cooked breakfast. This Slimming World-inspired recipe is a great way to start a big day, and it’s easy to make for a large number of people too!

Ingredients

  • 3 slices of lean bacon with visible fat removed
  • 1 or 2 eggs
  • ½ can of baked beans
  • Handfull of mushrooms
  • 2 large tomatoes or 1 vine of tomatoes
  • Low-calorie cooking spray

Method

  1. Spray your frying pan with low-calorie cooking spray and place on a medium heat.
  2. Add the bacon (with the fat removed), tomatoes and mushrooms to the pan and fry for 5-10 minutes until the bacon is cooked.
  3. Cook the baked beans in a small saucepan or microwave on full power for 90 seconds.
  4. Crack the egg into the pan and fry for a few minutes. To ensure the egg white cooks, cover the pan with a lid for a minute or two.
  5. Plate up your bacon, egg, mushrooms and tomato. Either plate your beans or serve on the side.
  6. Season to taste and enjoy.

 

Smoothie Bowl

Kick-start your morning with a focus on health. Packed full of vitamins and nutrients, this refreshing smoothie bowl is delicious to eat and easy to make.

Ingredients

  • ½ bag of frozen mixed fruit such as strawberries, raspberries, and blackberries
  • 1 banana, chopped
  • Handful of blueberries
  • Handful of raspberries
  • Tablespoon of chia seeds
  • Tablespoon of desiccated coconut
  • Tablespoon of mixed nuts

Method

  1. Blend the frozen fruit in a food processor until you have a thick consistency. Transfer your fruit mixture to a cereal bowl.
  2. Chop the fresh blueberries and raspberries and then add to the top of the fruit mixture.
  3. Add the banana slices to the bowl.
  4. Finish off by sprinkling chia seeds, coconut and the mixed nuts before you tuck in.

 

Avocado and Poached Egg on Toast

Nutrient-dense avocados make a great partnership with fresh free-range eggs and are a great way to start your day.

Ingredients (Serves 2)

  • 2 ripe avocados
  • 2 fresh free range eggs
  • 2 slices of wholemeal bread
  • Teaspoon of chilli flakes
  • Vine of tomatoes
  • 1 red onion, finely sliced

Method

  1. Cut and peel your avocados and remove the stones.
  2. Mash your avocados in a bowl with a fork.
  3. To poach the eggs, bring a pan of water to the boil. Then turn to a medium simmer and crack the eggs into the water. Poach for 3-4 minutes.
  4. While the eggs are poaching, cut slices of brown bread and toast. Thinly slice the red onion.
  5. Spread the mashed avocado evenly onto the pieces of toast.
  6. Sprinkle with chilli flakes and a few slices of red onion.
  7. Finally, using a slotted spoon, drain the poached egg and place on top of the avocado.
  8. Enjoy

 

Salmon and Avocado on Rye Crackers (Serves 2)

Breakfast in style by adding luxurious smoked salmon to avocado.

Ingredients

  • 2 ripe avocados
  • 4 rye crackers
  • 2 slices of smoked salmon per person
  • Tomatoes, diced
  • Watercress, chopped

Method

  1. Mash your avocados in a bowl with a fork.
  2. Spread the avocado evenly onto the 4 rye crackers.
  3. Lay the smoked salmon slices on top of the mashed avocado.
  4. Dress each rye cracker with the chopped tomatoes and watercress.

 

Banana and Blueberries pancakes

Fruity and filling, pancakes are an excellent way to wake up in the morning!

Ingredients

  • 2 medium bananas
  • 120ml (½ cup) of almond milk (or regular milk)
  • 340g (1 cup) of flour
  • 2 fresh free range eggs
  • 1 tsp of baking powder
  • ½ tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 banana, chopped
  • Handful of blueberries

Method

  1. Mash the bananas with a fork in a bowl until smooth.
  2. Pour in your choice of milk.
  3. Add the eggs and whisk the mixture.
  4. Add flour, baking powder and bicarbonate of soda.
  5. Mix the batter gently.
  6. Heat a non-stick frying pan over medium heat.
  7. Use ¼ of the mixture and pour into the frying pan.
  8. Flip the pancake once the underside is golden, repeat this process until the batter is finished

 

Granola

Sweet, creamy, and crunchy: this granola with yoghurt and fruit recipe has it all!

Ingredients

  • 40g (1.4oz) of granola of your choice
  • 1 small pot of yoghurt or ¼ large pot of yoghurt
  • Handful of blueberries
  • Handful of strawberries
  • Handful of raspberries
  • Teaspoon of chia seeds
  • Tablespoon of flaked almonds
  • Honey (Optional)

Method

  1. Add the yoghurt to a cereal bowl and top with the granola.
  2. Chop the fruit and then add on top of the yoghurt and granola.
  3. Sprinkle your bowl with chia seeds and almonds.
  4. Finish with a drizzle of honey if desired.

 

19th December 2017

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