Homemade granola

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As I mentioned before: breakfast recipes are my favourite recipes to share. And I have so many! Granola for example, which I started making a few months ago. Not only does it taste very nice in a bowl of yoghurt in the morning, it makes your whole house smell nice, too!

It does not take up that much work, you just need to find the right balance. I just keep tasting in between, but if you are more a “recipe kinda person” I bet you’ll be able to measure your way through it in no time. Trust me, once you taste this granola you’ll crave it for breakfast every day…
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Almond or rice milk and the nut milk bag

Homemade almond or rice milk | Stay Alive and Cooking

Did I ever tell you that I grew up on a farm? Even though I live on my own now I still have the same routines: waking up real early, milking the almonds… I’m kidding. Of course. But I did make my own almond milk! And today I tried rice milk too. I will include the simple recipes I used!

(For the record: I hate getting up real early in the morning and I never had to milk anything at home. No cows in sight!)

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Green breakfast : smoothie and matcha oatmeal


It’s time for another breakfast recipe and this time it’s two verrrry green ones! Don’t let the looks deceive you though: they are actually very tasty.

I love smoothies for breakfast because it makes me feel like I am ready to take on the day with all those extra vitamins. No matter what happens next! And we all know how much I love oatmeal 😉 This matcha version is great for waking up!

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Vegetable/herb cheese omelette & omelette struggles | budget-proof challenge


In my weakly meal planning I always leave the last day for dealing with vegetable leftovers. You can make them into delicious pasta dishes, this simple dinner oven dish or a great stir-fry dish… But today I’ll share with you a great way to turn them into an omelette with a twist.

I always have some eggs in my pantry as they are so versatile. Over the years I’ve levelled up my egg-game by turning them into great scrambled eggs, shakshuka in delicious tomato sauce, omelettes, oven baked eggs or cakes. (Wait, what? That’s not the same thing!) As I’m getting busy with school again I’ll be sure to share more of these dishes: simple and quick dinners are the best!

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Quick and healthy breakfast: oat/apple-cinnamon pancake with smoothie


I haven’t posted any breakfast recipes lately and I’m sorry about that: breakfast is usually my favourite! I decided to make it up to you by uploading a double recipe today. One for a really simple oat flour pancake (it didn’t take me longer than preparing a regular bowl of oatmeal!) and a delicious yet healthy veg-fruity smoothie.

We all have those days in which we simply have no clue what to eat for breakfast. For me it’s easy, I always toss some ingredients in a bowl of oatmeal and I’m good to go for a couple of hours, but if you’re more a sandwich kinda person I can imagine it gets boring quite soon. That’s why you should mix it up every once in a while: with a simple pancake for example!

This is still part of the budget proof month of course, so it is not only a quick, easy and healthy breakfast but an affordable one too.

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All day breakfast: pancakes


I don’t know about you guys but I’m a huge fan of breakfast. And hello, what’s better than pancakes! This time we actually ate these as dinner but who cares. All day breakfast is a thing, right?

Pancakes is one of the most versatile breakfast dishes I know. You can make plain pancakes, sweet pancakes, savoury pancakes, sweet and savoury together… I’ll include our recipe down below together with some great variations.

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Two variations on oven-baked eggs


Hi there!
Today I share with you two of my favourite breakfast dishes. I love eggs for breakfast or lunch: they’re tasty, they’re easy and they can be prepared in so many ways. Take oven-baked eggs for example: the possibilities are endless. I’ll be sharing two of my favourite combinations in this post. Level up your egg baking skills with this great recipe!

Today is actually a great day. The sun is shining bright and it’s so nice to have that light inside of my house. I’ve done a lot of preparations for my birthday already, and later I’ll be baking a cake. Yay! I’m so enthusiastic right now I figured it would be a great time for writing. Continue reading for the recipe!

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Smoothie for breakfast: kale, blueberry, raspberry and blood orange



Just a quick recipe today: I’m new to this whole “smoothie for breakfast” thing but this one turned out pretty good so I decided to share it with you. I have some bad experiences with smoothies as we attempted a 1 day juice cleanse last month, which basically means you get nothing but smoothies all day. And not the nice and sweet smoothies, no: the horrible vegetable/ginger/celery type smoothies. Yuk.

But I decided to give it a go and create a recipe to provide myself with vitamins and enough energy for a gym-session. Mission succeeded!

By the way: the day this recipe uploads is my birthday!

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Banana bread: My first attempt at this healthy breakfast treat


Gooood morning!

As I’ve probably said a hundred times: I’m a breakfast person. I usually hate mornings but if there’s one good thing about it, it has to be breakfast. I usually make myself some oatmeal but I like to try something new every now and then, too. Lately every food blogger I follow has posted something about banana bread, and this always made me shiver… I like bananas as much as I like cycling through the rain. And no, I don’t like coming home soaking wet in case you were wondering!

So I literally have no idea why I decided it would be a good idea to bake a banana bread.  Anyway, I searched for a good recipe but they’re all entirely different so I decided to combine them and make my own recipe. Long story short: I added a bunch of different ingredients and I ended up liking it. SHOCKER! It has to be a fail-proof recipe, if even someone who hates bananas likes this bread… 😉

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Sunday morning breakfast: Pumpkin Pancakes

Good morning all,
I know it’s not Sunday yet, but this way you can make sure to get the groceries in time to make this perfect breakfast. Or maybe you already have some leftover pumpkin from cooking this recipe? Either way, let me tell you that this is the perfect variation on plain pancakes. I don’t even know what I was thinking the first time I made them: what if it would have turned out horribly? However, I’ve already cooked them twice now and I believe this is a winning dish!

Because you swap out sugar for the pumpkin it is less unhealthy, too. It’s also a great way to get more veggies into your meals everyday: they taste so delicious you won’t even notice it’s there! Keep reading if you’d like to cook this gorgeous recipe.
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