For whatever reason, breakfast time is when my creativity is at it’s peak, my stomach is at its growliest and thus my creations/ random throw-together-of-ingredients-that-I-call-recipes appear
Like for example, these super choc protein oat balls- the recipe can be found on my Instagram and I definitely recommend giving a try! (Insta name; Steph2chef)
Recently there have been quite the number of tasty delights to start my day (honestly, how can people skip this ridiculously delicious time of the day!?!) and yes, most of them mimic the taste of some kind of decadent dessert or another because that’s just the things my body seems to crave when I wake up in the morning (savoury brekky, nah, I’ll pass.)
So, what exactly have I been noshing on for brekkyrecently??
Well, do you remember that time I went through the ‘cookies for breakfast’ phase? One morning I woke up and had the most intense desire for one of those muesli-esque, warm, crispy, chewy oven-baked breakfast cookies and then this resulted:
Utterly delicious, filled with all the good stuff and a perfect way to start off the day!
Eaten alongside some refreshing and creamy mango froyo (frozen mango, frozen zucchini, greek yoghurt whazzed up until smooth and creamy) it truly was a perfect breakfast!
Now, my two other obsessions came back strong these past few weeks as well: Oats and green smoothies!
If I didn’t wake up craving the refreshing, creamy, thick, volumous delight of a green smoothie:
Than the body decided to wake up craving a big bowl of hearty, wamr, gooey, sweet oats, of whatever flavour:
Like these gloriously pink cherry cheesecake oats filled with oats, 1 thinly sliced banana, frozen cherries, almond milk, water- cooked up on the stove until absorbed and thick and then somew greek yoghurt stirred through at the end- NOM!
I think it must be a texture thing whereby my body flicks from creamy and slurp-able to thick, warm, gooey oats eaten with a spoon and nut butter drizzled throughout, melty along the warm oats, creating a pool of the most deliciously nutty taste.
These simple banana oats made with rolled oats, sliced banana, maca powder, cinnamon, almond milk and water truly hit the spot the other day and the simple banana slices and pb throughout just topped it off perfectly!
Of course there have been some other experiments involving not smoothies or oats or cookies such as these delicious vanilla mint protein balls (throw-back whoo!!)
Original recipe can be found here
Eaten alongside a delicious cherry smoothie for another perfectly refreshing pairing.
In the mean time- keep eating glorious, delicious foods that nourish your body and your soul and make sure you make your next brekky a great one!
What did you eat for brekky today?
Sweet or savoury breakfast?
Favourite dessert? (I'll grab some ideas as to what health-i-fied/ breakfast-i-fied creation to whip up next!!
Have yourself a truly awesome day, do something you love and as always; EAT SOMETHING DELICIOUS!! Bye for now friendly friends!! :D :D