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Breakfast eggah (or tortilla or ‘hockey pucks’)

Breakfast vegetable tortilla

Breakfast vegetable tortilla

After hitting us all with a blast of sugar, I thought it was time for a savoury bake. These breakfast eggah are known as ‘hockey pucks’ in our house because I bake them in silicone muffin moulds, and they come out like, well, hockey pucks. But much tastier. ‘Eggah’ is the Middle Eastern name (thanks Rachel); in Spain, they’re known as ‘tortilla’.

They are quite robust and will keep for a few days in the fridge, so I make a dozen at a time. One makes a good quick breakfast and they’re also robust enough to be a packed lunch. Or you can serve two for hearty appetites. Each one is a good start on your five-a-day, and by picking your vegetables you can make them paleo, primal, or ancestral. Continue reading

Rice crispy treats (with chocolate possibilities)

Rice crispy chocolate treat

Rice crispy chocolate treat

The rice crispy treat is such a staple of the US bake sale that one of my recipe books starts with a dozen recipes for them. And they definitely have their merits: minimal equipment needed, no skill, quick and easy. They are pretty much devoid of any nutritional merit (apart from being gluten-free*) but hey, we can’t have everything.

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