Super C smoothie
*Makes 2 small portions
- 115g strawberries (3 large or 5 medium), hulled and quartered
- 1 wedge of watermelon or canteloupe, seeds and rind removed and flesh cubed
- ½ small banana
- 3 tbsp strawberry yoghurt
- 2 tbsp orange juice
- 1 tsp clear honey
- Put everything in a blender and blend until smooth.
- Pour into a glass and serve straightaway.
- If there is a smoothie left over, it can be kept in the fridge to drink later.
Buttermilk blueberry pancakes
*Makes 15 pancakes
- 200g self-raising flour
- 50g light brown sugar
- 1 tsp baking powder
- 1 egg
- 1 x 234ml pot of buttermilk
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- Pinch of salt
- 190g blueberries
- A little oil or butter for frying
- Maple syrup and butter to serve
- Put the flour, sugar and baking powder into a bowl.
- Mix the egg and buttermilk together and pour into the dried ingredients.
- Add the vanilla and salt and whisk until smooth.
- Add the blueberries and fold into the mixture.
- Heat a little oil or butter in a frying pan.
- Fry the pancakes for about 2 to 3 minutes each side until lightly golden and puffy.
- Serve warm with maple syrup and butter.
Scrambled eggs with tomato salsa on English muffin
*Makes 2 portions
- 1 English muffin
- 2 eggs
- 2 tbsp milk
- A knob of butter, for cooking, plus extra for the muffins
- 1 tomato, deseeded and diced
- 2 thin spring onions, sliced
- ¼ red chilli (optional)
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- ½ tsp rice wine vinegar
- 1 tbsp chopped fresh basil
- Slice the muffin in half and toast the two halves in the toaster.
- Meanwhile, make the salsa. Mix all of the salsa ingredients together in a small bowl and season.
- In a small bowl, beat the eggs with the milk and season. Melt the butter in a pan, and when it starts to sizzle, pour in the egg mixture. Immediately reduce the heat to medium/low and sprinkle the eggs with a little salt and pepper to taste. Stir gently, and cook over the heat for 2 -3 minutes until the eggs look wet but are no longer liquid. Remove the pan from the heat.
- Butter the toasted muffin halves and place on a plate. Top them with the scrambled eggs and then a little of the salsa.
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