Savoury breakfasts are one of my absolute favourites. Although I love various types of eggs I wanted to try a new spin on an omelette - japanese style.
This omelette doesn't contain any eggs and is more like a savoury pancake, packed with various types of vegetables.
2 cups of courgettes grated and then drained of their moisture
1 large carrot peeled and grated
2 shallots chopped long ways (or spring onions)
3/4 cup of gluten free flour
1/2 cups of water
1. Mix the flour and water in a bowl, set aside
2. Heat a medium sized pan add the onions and slightly cook until translucent, then add in the carrots. Cook until they are softened. Then add in the courgettes.
3. Mix the vegetables into the batter and then pour the batter back into the heat pan and spread to cover the whole bottom (10-12" pan)
4. Cook until browned on one side, then flip and continue to cook on other side.
5. Remove from pan and cut into 2-3 portions and serve each with 1/2 sliced avocado and fresh coriander
Adapted from: www.closetcooking.com
Banana Bread is one of those desserts that I absolutely love and so it was just a matter of time until I found the best gluten free version that is also healthy....yay.
If you are looking for an afternoon treat or after dinner dessert this would be a great choice.
Serves 12-14 slices
1 cup of gluten free flour mix
1 1/2 cups ground almonds
1/4 cup of coconut oil or rice bran oil
1/4 cup of maple syrup
2 free range/organic eggs
1 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. baking soda
2 tbsp. unsweetened almond or coconut milk
1/2 cup of dark chocolate chips or chopped 85% dark chocolate (into chunks)
1. Preheat oven to 175c (fan)
2. Mash the bananas in a bowl and add in all the wet ingredients and mix well to combine
3. Next add in all the dry ingredients and combine then add in the chocolate chips
4. Pour mixture into a parchement paper lined loaf tin and bake in the oven for 45-50 minutes until a knife comes out clean (may vary depending on your oven)
5. Remove from the oven and allow to cook, remove from the loaf tin and slice into 12-14 pieces.
This loaf can be frozen and reheated when you feel like you need a quick snack or healthy treat.