A Paleo breakfast: yoghurt and berries

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I love warm porridge in the winter and a good old english breakfast when you have a bit of time, but there is something infinity exciting about throwing together some fresh ingredients to celebrate those warm summer mornings. Since we have had a bit of sunshine this week, I thought it was a good chance to reblog a favourite summer breakfast of ours at home – works as a perfect template no matter what mix of fruits you happen to have!

I’m a firm believer in the theory that breakfast is one of the most important meals of the day. It’s the fuel we need to kickstart the day and most of us feel tired and lacklustre by late morning if we’ve forgotten it.

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Banana Muffins

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As I’ve said before, I’m not renowned for my baking. Fortunately I don’t need to be as my wife has never yet disappointed. I came home the other day to a rather wonderful smell and was greeted by these delicious banana cupcakes. Wow – if you have a few overripe bananas and aren’t quite sure what to do with them, then give this recipe a go – it almost seems healthy too!

Generally we allow our baby boy one treat a day.

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‘Dirty’ ribeye steak and chips

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On our way back from a wonderful trip away seeing friends in Cornwall, Norfolk and Rutland, we stopped in Olney so Lizzie could restock our shop, Pannacotta, before I whisked us all off to the butcher to find something for supper. Since it was BBQ Week, I knew that I would be cooking on the Joe – and it should be no surprise that once I had laid eyes upon a beautifully aged ribeye I immediately knew what I was going to do – 31 day aged ribeye steaks, cooked ‘dirty’ style right on the charcoals.

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