Mel Sykes says this heaven sent breakfast recipe changed her

-Jan 16, Jenny Paul, Nutrition -

Melanie Sykes says this recipe changed her and is “heaven sent”! It provides a mix of everything you need for a well-rounded, nutritionally balanced meal!

We have three delicious recipes that have been created by celebrity health and wellbeing advocate Melanie Sykes. They’re as easy to make as they are nutritious and kids love them as much as adults!

These dishes are perfect for an exciting breakfast to kickstart your day (it includes the breakfast that Mel says ‘changed her’!) or even just a delicious and nutritious dish when time is tight. All the recipes have the nutritional stamp of approval by Harley Street nutritionist, Rhiannon Lambert.

Banana & Blueberry Slice

This is the breakfast the Mel says has changed her and is “heaven sent”! It provides a mix of everything you need for a well-rounded, nutritionally balanced meal whilst also tasting delicious with a mixture of ingredients you might not initially think about putting on your toast.


1 heaped tbsp nut butter

1 slice of Burgen Soya and Linseed bread

1 medium banana (sliced)

Handful of blueberries

1–2 tsp chia seeds (or any seeds you like)

Honey or maple syrup, to drizzle (optional)


1. Toast the bread and spread with the nut butter.

2. Add the sliced banana and blueberries, sprinkle with seeds. 

Serve with a drizzle of honey or maple syrup, if liked. 

Avocado Chips

In this recipe, your traditional avocado on toast has been flipped on its head to put your toast on your avocado! These Avocado Chips are a delicious, healthy snack and so easy to make. Best served fresh out the oven…


2 avocados (ripe but still firm), halved, stoned and peeled

50g ground almonds

235ml milk of choice

50g breadcrumbs (Blast in food processor)

10g parsley

10g coriander

1 tbsp blanched almonds

2 slices Burgen Soya & Linseed bread

Black pepper

(Parsley and non-fat yogurt for dressing)


1. Preheat oven to 180°C

2. Cut avocado into fry shape slices. Combine the pepper, and almond flour together, and dredge the avocado in it.

3. Dip the avocado slices in the milk and then cover in the breadcrumbs

4. On a baking sheet, grease the paper with the olive oil. Place the avocado slices onto the tray

5. Bake for 20-22 minutes, turn them over 10 minutes in to cook other side

Green & Mean

This recipe is all about the greens! The toasted bread acts as the perfect base for a delicious topping of avocado and edamame beans. Not only is this recipe a nutritional powerhouse, but it can also be made in less than 5 minutes – what’s not to love?


1 slice of Burgen Soya and Linseed bread

1⁄2 ripe avocado

50g cooked and shelled edamame beans

Handful of watercress

Black pepper

Olive oil and toasted seeds, to serve (optional)


1. Toast the bread while you mash the avocado; season with pepper and then 

spread over the bread.

2. Top with the edamame beans and watercress and finish with a drizzle of olive oil and some toasted seeds, if liked.

For a great start to the day, don’t forget to take your 3 morning Lumity then try Nadia Narain’s 5-minute yoga for energy workout, and here’s how to become a morning person – when you’re anything but!

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