Being a Mum is a blessing. Most of the time. Some days you just want to stay in bed with a good mag and a cup of coffee while the rest of world stay on hold. That day is just around the corner. Simply print out this recipe planner, conveniently leave it around the house, and with any luck your husband and kids will take the hint and breakfast in bed will be yours on 12 May.
Yoghurt and Muesli Parfait
This foolproof parfait from Taste can be whipped up in less than five. All dad and the littlies have to do is scoop fresh berries, muesli, apple juice (feel free to switch it for organic honey) low-fat yoghurt into a bowl and voila!
Scrambled Eggs, Avocado, and Smoked Salmon on Toast
Breakfast isn’t complete without eggs, and a simple scrambled eggs easily do the trick. On a slice of toasted bread, spread some avocado mashed with a hint of lemon, salt and pepper, top with scrambled eggs, and complete with a slice of smoked salmon. This recipe from Bon Appetit is a winner.
Flour Free Banana and Blueberry Pancakes
Step aside Betty Crocker, this nutritious pancake recipe from Green Kitchen Stories is unbelievably easy. Simply mash up peeled bananas and pour in whisked eggs, shredded coconut, fresh blueberries, and ground cinnamon to make a flour free batter. Fry the pancakes in a pan on medium heat and plate with a generous serving of shredded coconut, fresh blueberries, and sprinkle of ground cinnamon. Serve it up with a small pot of maple syrup or honey!
Healthy French Toast
A breakfast classic, simply amp up the nutritious factor by switching white bread for whole-wheat and using low fat milk and trans-fat free margarine. Cooking Channel makes the preparation simple – just dip, fry, and flip. Dish out your slices of French toast with a side of chopped fresh fruits and berries. Delicious with a sprinkling of cinnamon and sugar too.
Pink Grapefruit Mojito Mocktail
Complete the delightful breakfast with a glass of refreshing, thirst-quenching mojito mocktail from Yummly. In a tall class, add ice, crushed basil leaves, and some berries, pour in ruby red grapefruit juice and soda (or sparkling water) and it’s done, as simple as that. Don’t forget to add in a (paper!) straw and an adorable mini umbrella!
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