NOW CLOSED! Win a Breakfast Hamper from #WakeUpToOrganic

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Fancy winning something delicious? Read on...

Morning all! This post is going out bright and early at 6am to catch you morning larks with something truly wonderful. You know that first meal of the day (breakfast, brekkie, le petit déjeuner etc)? I want to know - what do you eat? Is it porridge with almond milk and lashings of beautiful honey; a cheeky bacon buttie rich with butter and ketchup;  a full-on fry up with sweet beans, hash browns, mushrooms and fried eggs; or my favourite, avocado toast served simply on sourdough? And further to that, which ingredients do you pick? Do you prioritize price over provenance? Is organic important to you? Do you plan something special for the weekend or simply pick up what you fancy on the day? I'm nosy - please share! 
Nosiness aside, this is also your chance to win a fabulous breakfast courtesy of Wake Up To Organic day on 14th June. The a national event will celebrate the beauty of organic food and support local independent shops and cafes. Stores and cafes across London will be hosting events to raise awareness about the benefits of organic food, and how easy it can be to make the switch to organic - there's even free classes and giveaways going on! Get involved by sharing your breakfast on my Twitter page (there's a pinned tweet on there) or in the comments below.

If you're in London, why not go along to a FREE event on the morning of the 14th? Here's a list of confirmed stores taking part in the fun: 
-       Le Pain Quotidien
-       Whole Foods Market 
-       As Nature Intended
-       Oliver’s
-       Food For Thought
-       Good Food
-       Coffee Plant
-       Eden Organic
-       Hawkins & Peddlers
-       Noah’s Health Store
-       Alara Health Food Store and Organic Café
-       Healthy Stuff
-       Earth Natural Foods

Here's some of my favourite breakfast combinations, made in collaboration with Wake Up To Organic.

Simple Avocado Toast
 - organic sourdough bread, toasted
- 1/2 an avocado, mashed
- olive oil, to drizzle
- lashings of Maldon sea salt, to sprinkle
- cracked black pepper
- a scattering of feta (optional)

Protein-Rich Overnight Oats
- organic rolled oats
- Greek yoghurt, to soften the oats
- a drizzle of organic honey, for sweetness
- blueberries (I use frozen)
- chopped strawberries (I use fresh)
- a sprinkling of mixed seeds, for healthy fats

Scrambled Eggs, Salmon and Steamed Spinach on Pitta Bread
- wholemeal pitta bread, toasted
- 2 organic, free-range large eggs - poached, scrambled of fried 
- whole milk, if scrambling
- plenty of seasoning
- organic smoked Scottish salmon (use flakes if you like)
- organic spinach
- organic butter, to cook the spinach

Simple All-Butter Croissants with Confitures

- organic all butter croissants (or pastry of your choice)
- organic French confitures - try damson, it's divine! 
 


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