Weekends can be super busy. Between making sure you get that lie in, gym, seeing friends, life admin and other plans there’s not always time to spend whipping up a fancy brunch. If you’re not here, there and everywhere, sometimes it’s nice to have a lazy morning too, with nothing to worry about apart from what to read or watch, and whether to stay in your pyjamas. On these occasions, when you still fancy something a little special for brunch, as it is the weekend after all, this French toast recipe is perfect. Baked in 20-25 minutes, with minimal prep time, you can continue getting ready or watching your latest binge-worthy show whilst it cooks. It feels like a weekend treat, sweet and indulgent, but…

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Pancakes are a weekend essential in our flat. If we experiment with different breakfast options one day, we’re bound to have pancakes the next, whether they’re fluffy american style (recipe here) or crepes. Fluffy thick pancakes used to be my favourite. I never used to be a crepe fan. A big stack of thick, light pancakes topped with all manner of toppings, came above the thinner crepe style pancakes any day. But recently, I’ve really got into them. Just as quick and easy to make, with only a few store cupboard ingredients, they’re delicious served with all my fave pancake toppings and have become a regular breakfast option. Whether you enjoy your pancakes with bacon/sausage, or with fruit and yoghurt, these are bound to go down…

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Sometimes, I like to make myself a different brekkie to Alex at the weekends. It’s not that I don’t want what he’s having, it’s just that sometimes I’m trying so hard to be good, and also when I eat a big brekkie, I regularly get super lethargic and just feel poop for the rest of the morning! And no one really wants to feel like that, no matter how good the food is. One weekend recently, Alex was having one of my delicious ultimate cheese toasties (all the cheese! Recipe here), so I decided to make myself something with a bit more green. Something which looked good, but tasted pretty yummy too. I made these baked breakfast mushrooms.. They were so yummy! The huge mushrooms…

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