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Eggs A La Derek + Hollandaise Recipe

Move over Benedict & Florentine here’s a new take on breakfast that will send your tastebuds into orbit and leave you satiated long into the day.

Eggs A La Derek will keep you craving free and full of energy!

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I start by frying a few pieces of streaky bacon til golden and crispy. Set that aside and fry a slice of leftover meatloaf in the bacon fat (always good to have slices of leftover meatloaf in the freezer). Then poach an egg or two, mash an avocado and you’re nearly there.

The last ingredient in Eggs A La Derek is some FRESH homemade Hollandaise Sauce.

Don’t be scared… It’s sooooo simple and only takes about 5-10mins to whip up.

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Here’s how…

First get the kettle on to boil. Then melt 125gm of grassfed butter in the microwave. Next in a heat proof bowl that will snugly fit over the top of a saucepan place 4 organic egg yolks and 1 tablespoon of white vinegar.

Whisk the egg yolks and vinegar vigorously until they double in volume and thicken slightly.

Pour some boiling water into a saucepan over a low heat (you only want a very gentle simmer) and place the bowl on top. Be sure the water doesn’t come into direct contact with the bowl.

Keep whisking now and slowly drizzle in the melted butter. Be sure not to stop or let the egg mix get too hot… You don’t want scrambled eggs.

Continue whisking until all the butter is incorporated and the sauce has come together and thickened up. Add a touch of salt and cayenne pepper.

Voilà, Hollandaise Sauce! Remove from heat and set aside somewhere warm until ready to plate up.

My assembly goes like this… Meatloaf Slice, Bacon, Avocado, Poached Egg, Hollandaise.

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Try this recipe once and you’ll be hooked! Telaine from Sweet Nothings LCHF can’t get enough of it!

A Cracking Dish… Day or Night!

After a big day at work yesterday I decided a quick, easy and delicious dinner was in order. Solution… Cheesy topped omelet! Yum!

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I diced and cooked off some bacon, a small brown onion and green capsicum in a generous amount of butter. Once that was smelling irresistible I whisked 6 eggs, with a splash of heavy whipping cream and a good screw of black pepper. I added the eggs into my nonstick frypan (on high heat) and gave it a couple of gentle stirs/folds to incorporate all the ingredients and get some extra air into the omelet. Before the eggy mix was cooked all the way through I sprinkled the top with some cheese and transferred the pan under my pre-heated grill to brown the top. It only took a minute or two and the perfect fluffy, cheesy omelet was good-to-go.

This way of eating doesn’t have to be tricky or complicated. Gotta love LCHF! 🙂

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Serves 3.

Bacon, Eggs &… PANCAKES!!!

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Cooked up a delicious LCHF breakfast this morning of streaky bacon, organic eggs, balsamic caramelized onions and pancakes! It was so yummy and very filling.

For the pancakes I whisked together:
• 1 cup of Almond Flour
• 50grams melted butter
• 1/4 cup water
• 1 Tablespoon Xylitol
• 2 organic eggs
• 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
• 1/4 teaspoon salt

In a nonstick pan I added a knob of butter and cooked the pancakes in 1/3 cup servings over medium heat. Made 6 pancakes.

They cooked just like traditional wheat flour pancakes complete with little bubbles… Only difference came when it was time to flip. A little extra care is needed at this stage.

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If you do try these pancakes is love to know how you get on 🙂 ENJOY!