Thursday, February 5, 2015

Summer breakfast ideas

I am a breakfast preson :-)
I just LOVE having breakfast - however, I must admit that I find I get bored with breakfast easily.

Here's 2 recipes that I've been loving over summer when it's too hot for having warm oats..... and I'm not bored with them!

Blueberry Buckwheat Breakfast

3/4 cup buckwheat

1/2 cup frozen blueberries
1 medjool date, pitted
splash of motherless milk
1 tablespoon ground flax seeds

Place the buckwheat in a bowl of water and soak overnight.
In the morning drain the buckwheat and place in a blender with the blueberries, date and motherless milk. Pulse a few times until the mixture is combined and broken down but not completely smooth.
Serve in a bowl with the flax. 
  So creamy and delicious :-)
Anything purple is appealing to me!




Banana Soaked Mango Oats

1 banana
1 teaspoon coconut essence
3/4 cup rolled oats
1 tablespoon ground flax seeds
1 mango

Place the banana and coconut essence in a blender with just enough cold water to cover it. Blend til smooth.
Place the oats and flax in a bowl and pour over the banana mixture. 
Place in the fridge for 10-15 minutes. 
The mixture will thicken and the oats will fluff up slightly.
Serve with a sliced mango.
Tropical flavours for breakfast :-)
So refreshing. 
 

Question of the day:
Do you prefer something different for breakfast in summer than winter?

14 comments:

  1. I'm into hot breakfasts at the moment but am glad you're enjoying buckwheat!

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    1. Yes, being on the other side of the globe it's no surprise that hot breakfast are currently your thing!!!! :-)

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  2. I'm totally drawn to purple foods too & your berry bowl looks incredible! Lil' L & my hubbie eat chilled overnight oats all year round so I'll have to make this one for them & see what they think. Like Kari, I'm all about the hot breakfasts at the moment ;)

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    1. Yay for another purple food lover! ;-)
      Overnight oats are definitely very practical!
      It won't be too long before I"ll be back into hot breakfasts too!

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  4. I'm NOT a Breakfast person so I THANK YOU for these wonderful ideas :)

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    1. Oh! PS, it's Jennifer from MyBlissfulJourney.com - I'm using my other account :)

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    2. I recognised your picture, even though it was from a different account! :-)
      I never used to be a breakfast person either to be honest! I'm glad I could inspire you a bit!

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  5. Yowza, those look good! I've never been happy with how I cut mangoes. Even when I do what you did, I can't get them off the peel without destroying the chunks.

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    1. Thank you. Mangoes are a tricky one to cut I agree. I use a spoon to slide the chunks off, seems to work better than a knife for me!

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  7. I love to see healthy breakfast recipes and you have shared such great recipe here. What a presentation done by you. It looks so refreshing and healthy too. Have you some more breakfast online cooking recipes?

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