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Healthy Breakfast Pancakes

Really? Healthy pancakes?! As a Mediterranean diet breakfast?!

Absolutely.

In this recipe we replace refined white flour with coconut flour to produce the most wonderful, fluffy pancakes. Coconut flour is a much healthier option but unlike some recipes these don’t taste like you’re chewing on cardboard!

This recipe takes a little longer (but only a little!) than the others so it is best reserved for a lazy weekend breakfast.

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Superberry Smoothie (MW)

Everyone loves a smoothie these days! Many people seem to see it as a badge of honour to use the most disgusting ingredients in their recipes. No thanks.

Luckily, we can still make quick, healthy and delicious smoothies without the weird ingredients.

In this recipe we use avocado to give it a rich creaminess that will keep us satisfied until lunchtime.

Is that weird?

I don’t think so. You can’t taste the avocado in the finished smoothie but it adds a luxurious creaminess and a good dose of healthy fats.

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Yogurt with Figs, Pistachios and Honey Drizzle (MW)

I had this for breakfast on the Greek island of Corfu many years ago. It has stuck with me. Sure the warm morning sun on a terrace overlooking a secluded cove helped but it tasted so good I went back for more!

The thick creamy (but very-good-for-you) yogurt is delicately sweetened by the honey and juicy figs whilst the pistachios add a pleasing, savoury crunch.

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