Spring Breakfast Recipes

by Lauren James on September 26, 2011

As the weather warms up, the morning porridge looks less appealing, so what’s new for Breakfast in Spring?

Warmer weather and a seasonal change in fruits mean great variety for breakfast in Spring.  Spruce up your Spring with a new breakfast recipe.

 

Apple and passionfruit Bircher muesli                         Serves 4

2 cups low fat Bircher muesli mix (try Carmen’s, Vogels brands)

1 cup apple juice

8 tblsp low fat natural, vanilla or fruit yoghurt

1 Granny Smith apple, skin on, grated

1 punnet strawberries, hulled and chopped

4 tsp honey

2 passionfruit, pulp removed

  1. Soak muesli in apple juice overnight (add a little extra water if too dry).  Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  2. When ready to serve, divide muesli into 4 bowls.  Evenly portion apple, strawberries, yoghurt, honey and passionfruit over the muesli and serve.

Spring Smoothie – Mango & Passionfruit               Serves 2

1 large Mango, flesh removed and chopped

200g low fat passionfruit yoghurt

1 cup low fat milk

1 passionfruit, pulp removed

Ice cubes

  1. Place all ingredients in the blender and mix.

 

Spring Smoothie – Berry Breakfast                                     Serves 2

1 cup low fat milk

1 punnet strawberries, hulled and chopped

2 tsp tahini

2 tsp almond meal

2 tsp psyllium husk

2 tsp honey

1 tsp ground cinnamon

  1. Place all ingredients in the blender and mix.

 

Spring Smoothie – Breakfast in a Glass                        Serves 2

1 cup low fat milk

1 egg

1 small banana, peeled & coarsely chopped

½ punnet strawberries, hulled and chopped

1 passionfruit, pulp removed

1 tblsp almond meal

2 tblsp oat bran

2 tsp honey or maple syrup

½ tsp ground nutmeg

  1. Place all ingredients in the blender and mix.

 

 

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