Better Breakfasts and a Healthier Start with Simply Homemade

Did you ever look at what you're eating for breakfast and sort of, well shudder a little? The most important meal of the day gets so routine in the morning rush. Cereal, milk, toast. Brown bread and marmalade and a cuppa. Boring. Our house is a cereal house during the week, we try to keep … Continue reading Better Breakfasts and a Healthier Start with Simply Homemade

Banana Pancakes with Three Ingredients 

Pancakes. My favourite breakfast. Well, blueberry pancakes are. But two weekends lately the grocery shopping hadn't been done by Sunday morning so there were no blueberries. I panicked. I cried. I surveyed the fruit bowl. I'd tried banana pancakes before, 2 ingredient ones that my sister loves, but frankly they taste more like banana omelettes … Continue reading Banana Pancakes with Three Ingredients 

Scrambled Egg Muffins

In my neverending quest to think of things that my children might eat I googled "egg muffins", and made these. They're like mini-frittata, handy for breakfast or lunchboxes. My eldest wasn't a fan but the smaller two loved them, Miss L seeking a third one. You can play around with the added ingredients, lots of … Continue reading Scrambled Egg Muffins

Blueberry Pancakes

Pancakes are my absolute favourite breakfast, they remind me of my J1 summer in New York, of the weekend that my then boyfriend (now husband) brought me to Washington DC and I ordered them with strawberries, and of our honeymoon breakfast buffets in Rio where I'd smother them in fruit and whipped cream. They are … Continue reading Blueberry Pancakes

Brunch: Baked Eggs with Chorizo and Green Pepper Home Fries

We rarely eat brunch or cooked breakfasts, as the boys are up early and demanding Weetabix as soon as they get downstairs. However, on a rainy bank holiday Sunday, with a restaurant dinner booked for later and spurred on by people tweeting delicious "this is what I am having for breakfast" photos, (I'm looking at … Continue reading Brunch: Baked Eggs with Chorizo and Green Pepper Home Fries