My food obsession – rye bread

You should think that after having lived in London for a good eight years I shouldn’t have cravings for Danish food any longer and I don’t, apart from rye bread and pickled herring (who would gave guessed that one).

I absolutely love food and don’t stick to one particular type or culture of food however, when I want something comforting I always go back to what made be happy as a child. So it’ll probably come as no surprise that the two things I always ask my parents to bring is pickled herring (any variety) and rye bread:
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Rye has been named part of
the world’s healthiest foods due to it’s nutritional benefits and disease preventing goodness. I believe that every body reacts differently to food however, my body loves rye bread as it keeps my cravings at bay, keeps me fuller for longer and it helps my digestive system. I like a healthy selection:

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The only trouble is that it disappears too quick when I have it in my house so I’ve decided to start making my own. So today I started the ‘starter’ and will keep feeding it 25g rye flour and 35g water each day until it’s ready to use.

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I admit it’s not the most attractive thing in the world but it will be worth it. I will of course keep you updated with how it turns out – what’s your good obsession?

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Natural comes naturally – breakfast

Part of staying on top of my game as well as prioritising and taking care of myself is to eat a diet of natural foods that bring me energy and joy!

Having been raised on a Scandinavian diet of fish, meat, rye bread, oats and plenty of fruit and veg eating natural whole foods come naturally to me.

It’s never been trendier to be healthy (thank goodness) and my favourite Welch lass over at let her eat clean and I have enjoyed many great talks over rye bread, avocado and smoked salmon.

In order to have energy to do what I want to do I always try and start my day with a protein rich breakfast.

I can find it hard to be creative during breakfast time and know that many get bored of the seemingly uninspiring choices out there. I completely get it but I try to be a bit creative and so I want to share some must-try ideas with you.

Give these a go and I promise you’ll feel great:
– Toasted rye bread with cottage cheese, avocado and tomato
– Soft boiled egg with spinach, avocado and a bit of chilli
– porridge with almond milk, flaxseed and blueberries
– Greek yogurt with chai seed, honey and fresh strawberries
– Turkish inspired omelette with olives, tomatoes and a bit of halluomi on the side:

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For a healthy celebratory inspiration and perhaps an alternative to the Great British fry up try this meal which we had for my mum’s birthday breakfast (it includes champagne whoop):
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And if you have a bit more time or just want to be creative I would highly recommend the Protein Loving Veggie’s free breakfast guide – yum! However, sometimes when I have a super busy week I make sure I boil some eggs, keep them in the fridge and have them along with Avocado and tomato purée – that’s my express go-to favourite!

What’s your favourite healthy breakfast?