Kyle’s Kitchen (Column)

Photo by Kyle Davis.

Back to reality breakfasts

Chances are mornings are not your favourite part of the day. Sometimes, the only thing that can keep you awake is a nice mug of coffee. Here are three quick and easy breakfast recipes to beat those blues.

“Smashed avo toast with runny eggs”

Photo by Kyle Davis.
Photo by Kyle Davis.

Like at the café but cheaper…

2 slices of sourdough bread
1 avocado
2 eggs
Salt and pepper
Lemon juice

  1. In a pot of boiling water, place eggs for five minutes
  2. Transfer eggs into a bowl of cold water = runny yolks!
  3. Pop the bread into the toaster, aiming for golden brown
  4. Half the avocados, discard the pit and scoop it out onto bread and spread
  5. Sprinkle salt, pepper and a splash of lemon juice
  6. Peel eggs, cut them in half and  place them on the toast
  7. Stand back and admire your creative ability
  8. Eat

Note: To one-up this recipe try adding a bit of olive oil and chili on top.

“The breakfast crepe”

Photo by Kyle Davis.
Photo by Kyle Davis.

Step your morning game up with a crepe. Take it on the go!

2 eggs
1 cup of milk
1 tablespoon of oil
¾  cup of flour
4 slices of ham
2 cups of grated cheddar cheese

Ketchup (optional)

  1. Whisk eggs and milk together until homogenous, slowly adding the flour after, whisking vigorously to avoid lumps.
  2. Heat a medium sized pan on medium heat and add oil. When hot, add ½ a cup of batter, shaking to ensure a thin even layer.
  3. After a minute flip the crepe, wait 30 seconds and transfer to a plate. Repeat process.
  4. Spread ketchup onto a crepe add two slices of ham on top, sprinkle with cheese and warm in oven until melted
  5. Fold and/or roll and you’re good to go!

Note: Crepes can be made the night before and will keep in the fridge or freezer.

“Iced coffee”

Photo by Kyle Davis.
Photo by Kyle Davis.

Your caffeine fix without that six-dollar corporate price-tag…you know who you are.

6 cups of brewed coffee
2 cups of milk
6 tablespoons of condensed milk
1 teaspoon of vanilla extract

  1. While the coffee is hot, whisk milk and condensed milk until fully blended
  2. Add vanilla
  3. Set in fridge and cool overnight

Note: Sweetness changes once chilled so avoid making the mix too sweet while hot.

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