National Farmhouse Breakfast week is here! So you would like to celebrate but at the same time you don’t want to throw your healthy eating plan out of window. Well you certainly can join in by following our simple tips here on how to make a healthy farmhouse breakfast.
1. Use Extra Virgin Olive Oil / Coconut Oil / Rapeseed Oil for all frying instead of sunflower oil, they are packed with antioxidants and health fats – a definite winner!
2. Make friends with your local butcher or visit a farmers market. Freshly bought organic meat is much better that the packaged meat bought from the supermarket.
3.There are also a few healthy food swaps that you can do to get some essential vitamins and minerals
Cherry tomatoes instead of baked beans
Mushrooms instead of black/white pudding
Spinach instead of Hash browns
4. Why not try oat pancakes instead of toast. They are so easy to make and taste delicious too, cooking from scratch is a fantastic way to avoid preservatives and to know exactly what is going into your food.
X4 tbsp Oats
Boiling water/warm almond milk
Mix the oats and eggs together
Gradually add the boiling water/almond bit by bit to desired consistency
Fry in extra virgin olive on a pan for approximately 10mins or until golden brown on both sides.
So in a nutshell a healthy farmhouse breakfast would include Bacon, Sausage, Egg, Spinach, Cherry Tomatoes, Mushrooms on top of a yummy oat pancake. How does that sound? Not too bad eh?
There you have 4 simply tips you can use to make a healthy tasty farmhouse brekkie and not feel guilty – enjoy!