Chapter 2 Breakfast

2.1 Blueberry pancakes

Simon Rimmer

  • 200g self-raising flour
  • 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 50g caster sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 50g melted butter
  • 250ml milk
  • 125g cottage cheese
  • 225g blueberries
  • 15g unsalted butter

Mix the flour, bicarbonate of soda and sugar together in a bowl.

In a separate bowl combine one egg with the 50g melted butter, milk and cottage cheese then add this to the flour mix and stir together to make a batter.

Stir in the blueberries.

Lightly oil a frying pan and preheat over a medium heat. Spoon a small ladleful of the pancake batter into the pan and cook for one minute on each side, until golden.

2.2 Granola

  • 250g oats
  • 30g coconut oil
  • 60g honey
  • 50g mixed nuts
  • 50g seeds
  • 50g dried fruit

Heat the oven to 150C. Melt the fat in the microwave. Mix with the dry ingredients, apart from the fruit, in a large bowl. Spread out on the baking sheet and bake for about 30-35 minutes until golden, stirring occasionally.