Fun, family breakfast recipes for you to try, because homemade is always best!

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Banana crumpets with cream cheese, pistachios and rice syrup

They are quick and easy to make and you could eat them for breakfast, lunch or as a snack! Crumpets for breakfast makes a lot of sense. They are filling and with healthier toppings so will keep you satisfied for hours!

Healthy Gluten Free Breakfast Cookies

These are gluten free cookies filled with fruit and seeds. Yes, pumpkin is a fruit - and it adds to the sweetness of the cookie naturally. These breakfast cookies might just be the perfect breakfast treat!

English Breakfast Pie

This English Breakfast Pie is an easy breakfast pie recipe. After all, we already know how to cook a British fry up. Then all you have to do to turn it into a puff pastry breakfast pie is follow my step by step recipe!

Frozen Breakfast Bars

These frozen breakfast bars are a fun way to have a really healthy start. They also make a refreshing snack anytime of the day. As they are full of healthier choices, you can indulge guilt free! 

Mango and Macadamia Bircher

This healthier brunch recipe is a mango and macadamia bircher with nutritious seeds and a little maple syrup.

Spelt Irish soda bread with Irish whiskey soaked sultanas

Soda bread is so under-rated. It’s fantastically tasty and easy to make bread. I’ve created this Spelt Irish soda bread as an almost gluten free option, as spelt is naturally low in gluten. 

Cocoa and apricot grain free granola (paleo, gluten and wheat free)

I’ve been making homemade granola for years now, but recently I bought a packet of paleo, grain-free granola for some astonishing price. So, although it was delicious, I worked out a grain free granola recipe of my own. 

Slutty Brunch Pizza

I was going to call this brunch pizza something after it’s rich shakshuka sauce, but you simply can’t escape the fact that this breakfast pizza is so easy and cheap and kinda filthy to eat, it’s really quite slutty! 

Gluten free banana pancakes with blueberries (bloat free)

Although these banana and blueberry pancakes are perfect for Pancake day, they are quick and easy enough for a healthier breakfast any day of the week!