blue and yellow breakkie

Yellow and blue, the colours I love.

My neighbor brought me, from her magnificent, pesticide-free garden in Luzern, a good share of mirabelles, which I eat like there is no tomorrow.

I set up this breakfast while my son was talking about his first soccer training and a rich and healthy breakfast with the colours of my hometown, Verona, came up!

almondbread
bread and silky almond butter

I never dislike eggs for my breakfast so I cooked a simple beaten egg (always choose organic free-range ones, please*) and add it to the plate together with a sliced banana: this way, there is no need to use any kind of sugar on the egg.

For the carbs part, I had a small roll with almond butter spread on top and four or five almonds on the side.
I picked the almonds from my fridge as I keep them soaked in water, which helps the seeds in releasing enzymes (which in turn helps with digestion). The same process works with most nuts and other seeds.

 

I do not prepare the almond butter myself although I always choose it organic and with no other ingredients, other than almonds.
If you live in Swizerland and Liechtenstein, I suggest you to have a look at Farmy.ch, an online shop delivering organic and locally sourced products. Great service, I love to receive their nice messages when the groceries arrive!

As for the fruit part: my neighbor brought me, from her magnificent, pesticide-free garden in Luzern, a good share of mirabelles, which I eat like there is no tomorrow. Tasty little plums.

blue cup
blue cup I love

I have my coffee later on in the morning these days.
I recently restarted my iron treatment so I can not drink coffee after taking the morning tablet.

I replace the espresso with a small glass of water and I eat lots of fruit (I struggle to drink in the morning and the fruit helps me in this sense).

By the way, don’t you like this cup? It is a present from a dear friend who visited me this year from London: the brand (shame, I did not know before) is Oliver Bonas and their fashion and homeware articles are just mind-blowing.

I hope you liked this breakfast and that you can count it among your favorite day starts soon!
xo, Chiara

 

*If you would like to know more about the topic of organic and free-range, here’s an interesting article it is worth reading.

About the author
Hi, I’m Chiara, Italian mom living in Zürich and loving it. I like to write about coffee, how it is and how to pair it with, where to drink it and, the most important factor of all, with whom to enjoy it.

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