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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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