Verry Berry Breakfast Parfait {gf/df}

Verry Berry Breakfast Parfait

We all have mornings where leaving the soft warm cocoon of our bed is a struggle – this transition to the harshness of the real world can be made a lot easier by the prospect of a delicious breakfast such as the sumptuous ‘Verry Berry Breakfast Parfait!

The blueberries and blackberries combined with a dash of citrus juice and zests lend it a wonderfully understated sweetness. The soy yogurt – making this a vegan delight – creates a beautiful creaminess that will leave you wanting more. It’s hard to believe that this parfait is actually good for you as it could easily be served as dessert – more about its health benefits below.  Continue reading

Spiced Rhubarb & Strawberry Breakfast Parfait

Spiced Rhubarb & Strawberry Breakfast Parfait

Don’t you love those recipes that give you lots of alternatives?

Starting your day with this delicious ‘Spiced Rhubarb and Strawberry Breakfast Parfait’ can turn any day into a happy one. This parfait is a composition of rhubarb compote and greek yoghurt which perfectly complement each other, the tart sweetness blending seamlessly with the softness of the yoghurt. Endlessly versatile, you can easily transform this fruit and vegetable mix into a decadent dessert or a crumble with a few minor tweaks. What about serving it with a vanilla panna cotta (just omit the basil in the ‘Basil Panna Cotta’)? Continue reading

The Perfect Poached Egg

The perfect poached egg

Poaching an egg used to be a mysterious art. Once you have found the right method there is no going back…you’ll become an addict! Eggs are the perfect food, being incredibly: tasty, versatile, nutrient-rich (yep…more of this later), filling and easy on your wallet. As I am incorporating poached eggs into loads of recipes I have dedicated a whole post to the subject.  Continue reading