All posts filed under: Breakfast & Brunch

Blueberry Scones

Blueberry Scones

These are the best blueberry scones I’ve ever made! They are bursting with juicy blueberries and they’re buttery and moist with a perfectly crisp exterior. And… they are healthier than most! This “best ever” scone recipe is made with spelt flour and fine cuts oats, and just a little unrefined Muscovado cane sugar (only 35g!) […]

Granola Recipe with Figs, Coconut and Nuts

Granola Recipe with Figs, Coconut and Nuts

Are you ready for a new homemade granola recipe? About time, right? Well, say hello to a simple and delicious granola with figs, coconut and crunchy nuts! It’s got almonds AND walnuts, cause they are my go-to granola nuts. Love them. And then there’s the coconut. Flaked natural coconut that gets all toasty in the […]

Crunchy Barley Granola with Almonds and Dark Chocolate

Crunchy Barley Granola with Almonds and Dark Chocolate

Homemade granola has never been easier. This crunchy barley granola is made with just 7 ingredients and takes a whole of 35 minutes — start to finish! Oh yeah, and there’s chocolate in it, delicious organic dark chocolate! Oh yeah. YUuuum! How’s that for some tasty breakfast love. And best part is, it’s also healthy […]

Pan-fried Potatoes with Smoked Salmon

Pan-fried Potatoes with Smoked Salmon

Forgot bacon. Smoked salmon takes these fried potatoes to a whole other level. Yes, welcome to delicious! Savory and satisfying, I’m pretty sure you can’t beat the smell of skillet fried garlic, shallots and potatoes. It seems to stir up that sense of “home” and “comfort” and yes…“WEEKEND!”… AND you can try this one for […]

Honey-Puffed Rice Granola with Cardamon Recipe, Gluten-free

Honey-Puffed Rice Granola with Cardamom

Honey-puff granola, oh yeah. Equal amounts of organic gluten-free oats and puffed brown rice cereal add a “cloud-effect” to a normally quite crunchy granola. And when I say “cloud-effect”, I’m talking light and airy. Light and airy together with some good ‘ole crunch. Kinda like mixing “honey pops” cereal with something healthy like müsli, but […]

Caramelised Shallot Tart recipe with Prosciutto, Thyme and Ricotta

Caramelised Shallot Tart

This caramelised shallot tart is not only super easy to make but is incredibly delicious. I mean really who doesn’t love caramelised shallots, or onions for that matter? Add a little salty prosciutto di Parma, some fresh garden thyme and layer it on a puff pastry tart slathered with ricotta cheese, bake it until it’s […]

easy to prepare spinach, goat cheese and potato quiche recipe made with crème fraîche, sun-dried tomatoes, baby roma tomatoes and fresh thyme

Spinach, Goat Cheese and Potato Quiche

Quiche. Spinach, goat cheese and potato quiche. Yum. Make this quiche your breakfast, lunch or dinner. Or even serve it at Easter brunch, for a comforting weekend breakfast at home. This deliciously light quiche can even been made ahead. Awesome! And the best thing is it’s not that heavy, so it won’t leave you in […]

Latke, Potato and leek pancakes recipe with fresh spinach, thyme and blue cheese

Potato and Leek Pancakes (Lauch-Kartoffel-Puffer)

Dead simple and delicious. That’s what these potato and leek pancakes are. Or are they Latkes? I’m not sure. You can make them as simple as you like, or you can spruce them up with the addition of herbs and other healthy things like sweet and mild leeks, fresh spinach and thyme. I also added […]

Banana Bread Muffins Rezept, vegan, low-fat, healthy, refined sugar-free

Banana Bread Muffins (Vegan)

Simple indulgences. These banana bread muffins are perfectly sweet, moist and are bursting with rich banana flavor. They were exactly the thing to satisfy my favorite Schwabe and his boys. Especially on one of those cold and chilly winter days where nobody wants to head outdoors but is ridiculously bored sitting indoors. Puzzles, board games, […]

Orange-Beet Porridge, Quick Easy Recipe

Orange-Beet Porridge

It’s pink. Girly I know. Yes, this is a rare occasion that I allow something P I N K into my life. Say hello to pink porridge. An orange-beet porridge. I’ve had an obsession with porridge most of my adult life. Childhood was another story. Back then it was simple basic porridge… porridge with a […]

Citrus Kaki Turmeric Smoothie with Pomegranate recipe

Citrus Kaki Turmeric Smoothie with Pomegranate

The holidays are over, it’s time to give your body a healthy jump-start with a vitamin-rich citrus kaki turmeric smoothie! This isn’t your regular kind of fruit smoothie — it boasts more than just a vitamin C kick. Most of all, it contains the superfood power of turmeric. Turmeric, with its distinctive flavor and warm […]

Buckwheat Tahini Pancakes with Banana, Gluten-free, Dairy-free

Buckwheat Tahini Pancakes

Protein-rich buckwheat tahini pancakes = my new Sunday breakfast of choice. Love them. Most of us enjoy pancakes, and you may know by now that I LOVE pancakes. As do all Canadians! It’s our favorite way to use maple syrup! ;-) And listen to this — they have no refined sugar. Cause they’ve got some […]

Cranberry Orange Apple Crisp Recipe, Vegan, Gluten-free

Cranberry Orange Apple Crisp (Vegan + GF)

Cranberry Orange Apple Crisp. So much awesomeness in one place. It’s the perfect cozy, wholesome treat in a bowl. Full of warming flavors like cinnamon, bourbon vanilla and ginger, here’s a crisp made with wholesome ingredients (oats, walnuts, maple syrup, caramel-toned mascabado sugar, coconut oil, and a winning combination of cranberries, apples, and oranges). Love […]

Buckwheat Bread, Gluten-Free, Vegan, Made with chia seeds, buckwheat, oats, carrots, sunflower seeds, and walnuts

Buckwheat Bread (vegan + gluten-free)

This buckwheat bread is magical. Not only does it please all my gluten-free friends but it is equally fantastic for anyone following a vegan diet. And best of all… it’s delicious. Yes, so here I am, someone who doesn’t eat a lot of bread, going on a craze of bread baking. It seems I too, […]

Sweet potato hash with caramelized onons, red pepper, cumin, coriander, cayenne. Served with eggs.

Sweet Potato Hash

Sweet potato hash. The thing weekends are made for. With dark winter mornings and sleeping in, cable-knit sweater season is perhaps the high point for brunch. What could be better at this time of year than a lazy Sundays with good food that is really comforting? I’m not talking about a quick batch of Canadian […]

buckwheat pancakes, gluten-free

Buckwheat Pancakes

I happen to love buckwheat pancakes. Okay maybe they aren’t the sexiest sounding pancakes around. Yeah, buckwheat sounds a little too healthy for some of us. But really they are worth trying – you may just fall in love with buckwheat’s nutty flavor. Plus they are naturally gluten-free with no added sugar. I have two […]

Canadian Buttermilk Pancakes

Canadian Buttermilk Pancakes

It makes me ridiculously happy to know to that a simple plate of traditional Canadian buttermilk pancakes can brighten up a Sunday morning. Not that it isn’t enough knowing that it’s Sunday morning, but when you live in Hamburg like I do, there is a big chance that the weather might just not play along. […]

Protein Smoothie Bowl Recipe with Silken Tofu and Berries

Protein Smoothie Bowl

Not only are smoothie bowls totally trendy, but they are pretty darn delicious too. These super-bowls are filling, nutrient-packed, and can be packed with anything from leafy greens, tropical fruit, to creamy avocado. In this case silken tofu. Silken tofu is a great choice for adding plant-based protein to a smoothie. It has a light […]

Dark Chocolate Granola with Coconut, Cacao, Almonds, Walnuts and 4 Grain Flakes

Dark Chocolate Granola

Chocolate granola for breakfast? Sure why not! The combination with raw cacao, dark chocolate chips, unsweetened coconut flakes, which is loaded with almonds and walnuts is something we all love. And because I use whole grain flakes of oats, barley, rye and spelt it’s something I can definitely say is healthier than any standard boxed […]