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12 warming winter breakfast ideas

Who wants a smoothie when it’s freezing outside? Combat these cold winter mornings with a warming breakfast. From baked eggs and breakfast pies to gluten-free banana pancakes, these recipes are the perfect way to start your morning during the cold winter months.

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    Wholegrain oats with berries

    Nothing will fill and gear you up first thing in the morning like a bowl of wholegrain porridge, whatever the season. Team with seasonal berries, creamy Puhoi Valley Half & Half, a sprinkle of cinnamon sugar, a bit of tart yoghurt and add a few nuts, some honey & preserved fruit if you prefer.


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    Breakfast pie with bacon, tomato and basil pesto

    Pie...for breakfast?! Nadia Lim transforms a Kiwi favourite into a delicious brunch dish with this breakfast pie recipe. Fill with bacon, mushrooms, tomatoes, and pesto and serve warm with chutney


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    Perfect bacon and egg sandwich

    Is there anything better than a bacon and egg sammy? The success of this simple snack relies on good-quality bacon and eggs, while homemade relish adds just the right amount of pickly goodness

    New Zealand Taste|

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    Soy porridge with banana, whole seeds and almonds

    Start your morning the right way with this nourishing soy porridge. Packed with whole grains, seeds, nuts and sweet banana, it is full of goodness to charge you for the day.

    Australian Women's Weekly|

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    Fred's eggy bean one-pan breakfast with bacon

    Blokes dig this breakfast recipe! It’s one hell of a hangover cure, especially with sensational slabs of crispy, thick-cut bacon. Serve with toasted sourdough and your favourite hot sauce. Photography by Jani Shepherd/Gatherum Collectif

    New Zealand Taste|

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    Flourless banana and blueberry pancakes

    Try this flourless banana and blueberry pancakes recipe for an indulgent, easy and healthy start to your day. Serve with drizzled with maple syrup for a winning weekend breakfast or brunch


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    Chickpea shakshuka

    This Moroccan inspired chickpea shakshuka dish has a spicy kick to it. Shakshuka is traditionally served at breakfast and perfect for dinner too. Serve with baked mountain bread and chili oil

    Australian Women's Weekly|

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    Fancy mince on toast with chilli, onions and egg

    Hearty and delicious, Nici Wickes' mince on toast recipe is a great start to the day. It's made that little bit more fancy than your classic version with chilli, onions and a perfectly fried egg

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|

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    Magical gluten-free banana pancakes with crispy bacon

    Nici Wickes' banana pancakes are like a magic trick – so few ingredients, no dairy or flour and yet they turn into fluffy, creamy pancakes that are divine. Try this recipe for the perfect breakfast

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|

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    Baked eggs with beans

    Jazz up breakfast time with these saucy cafe-style baked eggs, complete with smokey ham, hearty beans and a rich tomato and capsicum sauce.

    Woman's Day|