Thursday, August 23, 2012
ERIMERI: YUMMY BREAKFAST
A couple of months back I told you that I'll share some food recipes here from time to time. Today, I'll like to share my breakfast with you.
A lot of Nigerians take breakfast for granted without realising that its the most important meal of the day. Breakfast prepares you for the day and gives your body the right amount of energy to push through most of the day's activities. I'm sure that nutrition experts will agree with me.
For me, I never joke with my breakfast. Infact, I take my time to plan my breakfast the night before and prepare it very well in the morning. I usually make sure my break fast is light, yet balanced. Today I had "Fresh fruit juice with toasts, fried eggs and mixed vegetables". It was a wholesome yummy meal, which is also very easy to prepare.
Fruits (Oranges, Pine-apple, Water melon, Mango etc)
Cabbage, (you can add any other vegetables you want, sausages and corn beef included)
Cooking oil (cotton seed oil, olive oil, groundnut oil, vegetable oil)
Making the breakfast:
Peel the fruits and slice them into edible pieces. Pour the pieces into your blender, add very little water and blend. Pour the content of the blender into a cup or jug, using a sieve to separate the chaff from the liquid.
Next up is the mixed veggies. All you need do is wash them thoroughly then chop them to the shapes and sizes you want.
Making the toasts is easy. Crack 1-2 eggs into a bowl, depending on how many toasts you want to make. Whisk the eggs and add a little salt to taste (You can spice your egg with any other ingredients but its better you keep it simple). You can either soak your bread in the egg mix or use a spoon to scoop some egg and spread it on the bread. What's important is that both faces of the bread are covered with the egg mixture. Set a pan to fire and allow it heat for some seconds then grease it with cooking oil. Toasts don't need to be deep-fried so the little oil you grease the pan with is enough. Once the pan is greased, allow it heat up a little then put your bread in the pan, flipping the bread back and forth until it's cooked.
Once the Fruit juice, veggies and toasts are ready, frying the egg is the last thing. All you need do it crack the eggs open into a bowl, spice it to your taste and fry it with very little oil.
With all these ready, breakfast is served!