All posts tagged: healthy breakfast

Fried Red Tomatoes

I was around 11 years old when I first watched one of my Mum’s favourite films, Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistlestop Cafe. If you haven’t seen it, you should, it’s a wonderful film. Ever since watching it, I’ve always been curious about what a fried green tomato might taste like, and yet it’s taken me 9 years to attempt it myself – and even now I haven’t used green tomatoes. Over the weekend I really had a hankering for a fry-up. As you’ll know if you check in routinely, I’ve gone vegan for six weeks, so not only is bacon off the cards, eggs are too. Whilst standing at my fridge door and sighing (you all do it too so don’t even think about judging), I remembered Fried Green Tomatoes and figured now was as good a time as any to finally see what all the fuss was about. While we’re on the subject of my new vegan theme, let me know what you want to see over the coming weeks in the poll …

Healthy Hemp, Honey & Almond Granola

Granola is great, but good granola is hella expensive, so this recipe brings together odds and ends that you might have in the cupboard (if you’re a nuts and seeds person) and creates a good granola on the cheap (sort of). Little note on the ingredients, I’ve used hemp oil instead of sunflower (the standard granola oil) cause its good for you and stuff, and I can’t taste a difference, so I recommend you do that. I picked up some local honey at the Foodies Festival this weekend courtesy of Blackman Bee Farm, local honey is an insanely good hayfever antidote and its likely to be 6708% better quality than branded stuff, so if you can get your hands on some near you its worth buying! And finally, almond butter, my favourite new swap-out ingredient, palm-oil free and delicious in its own right, this has replaced peanut butter permanently.   Makes a couple of kilner jars 2 tbsps honey 2 tbsps hemp oil 1 tbsp maple syrup 1 tbsp smooth almond butter 3 tbsps toasted …