Breakfasts #1

Although breakfasts are not too hard to make for one person, I would still like to share some recipes with you!

First up some banana pancakes! If you do not know this yet, it is a must try.


You will need:

  • 1 banana (riper is better)
  • 2 eggs
  • 5 slices of thin bacon
  • cooking oil
  • tablespoon of self raising flour (optional)

Let’s get started!

  1. Mash your banana with a fork. Is your banana not ripe enough, but you can’t resist having these? Put your banana in an oven until it is softer. Be careful though, it gets really hot!
  2. Add two eggs and whisk (with your fork) until it becomes a nice batter. If you want your pancakes to be a bit firmer, add some self raising flour.
  3. Heat up a small skillet with some oil, but keep the heat medium low. Add around two or three tablespoons of your pancake batter.
  4. Let it cook on medium low and flip when it is firm enough. Bake pancakes until you have used all of your batter.
  5. Now it is time for the bacon. Cook up 5 slices in your pancake pan until cooked and crispy to your liking. Make a stack alternating bacon and pancakes and enjoy!

I think the salty bacon combines so well with the sweetness the banana brings to the pancakes, hmmm.


On to the second one! This is not much of a recipe, but more like a suggestion. In the Netherlands it is very common to eat bread for breakfast and lunch, but to be honest it bores me. I never know what to put on it, so most of the time I eat other things. About a month ago or so I found sunbutter in the supermarket and this opened so many doors! I am already onto my fifth (170 gr) jar, oops!

So, one of my favorite combinations is toasted bread, with a layer of sunbutter (I have one by Bio Today) and then some sliced fresh fruit on top or on the side. Strawberries, bananas, peaches, apricots etc…

The sticky, creamy feeling of the sunbutter, with the crunchy bread and then the sweetness and freshness of the fruits. I am drooling here, haha!

Do you ever eat bread for breakfast or lunch? What is your favorite topping?



p.s. If you make one of the dishes, you can post them on instagram and tag me (@oneservingblog). I would love to see your creations!

French Toast

French toast is something I don’t have often. Mostly because I forget about it, which obviously is a shame because it is amazing. Such a clever way of using stale bread.

This time our freezer broke and we had lots and lots of bread all of the sudden, haha.
Here is the recipe:

  • 1 slice of (stale) bread, or 2 if you are really hungry
  • 1 egg
  • splash of milk
  • half a tablespoon of sugar
  • pinch of cinnamon
  • knob of butter, Ghee also works really well!

1. Get yourself a bowl/ deep plate into which you can lay down your bread later.
2. In the bowl, mix the egg, milk, sugar and cinnamon until you have something like a thin batter.
3. Soak each side of the bread in the batter for a minute or so. It should feel like a supersoaked sponge.
4. Melt the butter in a skillet and then bake the soaked slice of bread.

This is lovely with a fruity topping. Just heat a handful of berries in a pot with a tablespoon of water until the fruit is soft.