Breakfasts

Buckwheat Groats & Maple Granola

Breakfast is something I always make time for, my body needs something to satisfy my rumbling stomach until lunchtime. Also, I want something that I know is good for my health. Having tried many kinds of gluten-free cereals, I find them either too sweet, bland but most of all really expensive. Knowing what goes into… Continue Reading →

Buckwheat banana pancakes

Pancakes for me are the perfect lazy morning comfort breakfast, something to linger over with a steaming cup of coffee or hot chocolate. These are perfect for me as they are both vegan and gluten- free. Being fairly new to cooking with buckwheat flour I must admit I was a little worried they would be… Continue Reading →

Nuts to go bar

I did wonder if these bars were just a little too simple to add to the blog, mainly because there is no cooking involved or not really too much preparation come to that either. What they lack in technical ability required to make, they make up for in nutritional content and great taste. For those… Continue Reading →

Chocolate Orange Granola

Many years ago, breakfast was something I just didn’t eat. To be honest I had a very unhealthy attitude towards food. I told myself if I skipped breakfast, that I would lose weight. Oh, boy was I wrong. For me now, a filling and nutritious breakfast are so important to refuel the body. This granola… Continue Reading →

Stuffed Potato Cakes

Makes: 8 medium cakes¬†¬† Potato cakes are one of those things, I know I love, but do not cook very often, which is such a shame. Mashed potato, like rice or pasta, is something I always cook way too much of. I still cook these foods, like all of my boys still live at home…. Continue Reading →

Its a Date Bar

I used to often buy a cereal bar when out on about, especially when I could not get a sandwich for my dietary needs. Some were lovely but others were overly sweet and certainly did not delay any hunger pangs. Since I found how easy it is to make your own, I now make a… Continue Reading →

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