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vegetarian breakfast Bowl Food My Savoury Breakfast Bowl You Will Love

Pushing the boundaries of what conventional breakfasts look like, this savoury bowl of kale and quinoa goodness could replace your morning porridge oats. Filled with all my favourite breakfast components; eggs, avocado and halloumi this green breakfast bowl ticks so many of my boxes.

Green Breakfast Bowl

Serves 2

:: Ingredients ::

  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons melted coconut oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 20g (3⁄4oz/scant 1⁄4 cup) raw almonds, roughly chopped
  • 20g (3⁄4oz/scant 1⁄4 cup) pumpkin seeds
  • 20g (3⁄4oz/scant 1⁄4 cup) sunflower seeds
  • 100g (31⁄2oz/1 cup) cooked quinoa
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 150g (5oz) kale, stalks removed and leaves torn into bite-sized pieces
  • 50g (2oz/1 cup) baby spinach leaves
  • 125g (4oz/21⁄4 cups) halloumi
  • 50g (2oz/1 cup) freshly grated coconut flesh (optional)
  • 2 lemon wedges
  • 1 avocado, halved, peeled, stoned (pitted) and sliced


  1. Put the eggs in a small saucepan with just enough water to cover. Bring to the boil and boil for 3 minutes. Remove the eggs with a slotted spoon, place the eggs under cold running water until cool enough to handle. Very carefully peel off the shells and set aside.
  2. Heat 1 tablespoon of the coconut oil in a large frying pan over a medium heat. Add the garlic and cook, constantly stirring, until the garlic is fragrant and lightly browned. Add the almonds, pumpkin seeds and sunflower seeds and toast until lightly browned.
  3. Add the cooked quinoa and the sea salt.
  4. Now add the kale and spinach leaves and mix to incorporate. Once the kale and spinach have slightly wilted remove from the heat.
  5. Spoon the mixture into serving bowls then, using the same frying pan, crumble the halloumi into the pan and gently cook until golden on all sides. This will only take a few minutes. Remove from the pan and set aside. Add the halloumi to each serving bowl.
  6. Place the eggs into the frying pan and turn until a little colour is added to each egg. Add an egg to each bowl, followed by the grated coconut flesh, lemon wedges and avocado slices.
  7. Serve immediately while still warm.

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