Dried Strawberries with Honey and Yogurt

Posted: March 30th, 2011 | Author: | Filed under: Recipe - Breakfast | Tags: , , , , | 31 Comments »

greek yogurt organic raw honey dried wild strawberries toasted rolled oats

Weekend breakfasts are my sanity saviours. During the week I am an engergizer battery constantly on the go and always in a rush. It is an absolute treat to sit peacefully by the window with a cup of tea and a bowl of something beautiful. I watch the sky change colours and listen to the birds sing their songs. I reflect on the week that has past and hope for the best in the next.

It is extraordinary how a gorgeous breakfast can set the tone for the day. If only I had the discipline to organise myself every morning for breakfast, then perhaps everyday would be wonderful.

Dried Strawberries with Honey and Yogurt
Serves one
¼ cup traditional rolled oats
½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 cup plain greek yogurt
2 tablespoons honey
¼ cup dried strawberries or your favourite dried fruit

Toast the rolled oats in a hot frying pan until they are golden. Sprinkle cinnamon over the oats. Set aside to cool. Place the greek yogurt in a bowl and sprinkle with the cooled oats. Add the dried strawberries and drizzle the honey over the top. Turn off the tv, radio, telephone, internet. Lock the door, open the window, pull up a seat and enjoy the morning.

All images © tinytearoom.com

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31 Comments on “Dried Strawberries with Honey and Yogurt”

  1. 1 Sukaina said at 8:39 pm on March 30th, 2011:

    That looks so healthy AND delicious! Love your vintage bowl and your photography too!

  2. 2 penny aka jeroxie said at 10:32 pm on March 30th, 2011:

    That is a bowl of goodness. Where did you get the dried strawberries?

  3. 3 Shirley@kokken69 said at 10:39 pm on March 30th, 2011:

    Totally love the images! This is a hearty breakfast that I could see myself dig in… :) Your description of morning is amazing.

  4. 4 tinytearoom said at 10:42 pm on March 30th, 2011:

    Hi Penny. I bought the dried strawberries from a persian grocery store near where I live. but you can also purchase them and lots of other delicious stuff from pariya.com The great thing is that they are made in Sydney. So your food miles aren’t from all around the world.

  5. 5 Yummychunklet said at 11:06 pm on March 30th, 2011:

    This looks so simple yet delicious. And the peace you describe when eating? Heavenly!

  6. 6 Rosa said at 11:50 pm on March 30th, 2011:

    What a delicious treat! I wish I could find dried strawberries where I live..

    Cheers,

    Rosa

  7. 7 Mika said at 12:40 am on March 31st, 2011:

    I always wake up two hours earlier so I can enjoy my breakfast relaxing myself…even at 5 if I need to…I cannot have breakfast in a rush, I prefer don’t have it at all…
    I love that you used dried strawberries, they are my favorite…with dried cherries… ^_^
    Your pics are amazing! I love the mood of this one, that bowl remember me the one used by my grandma to drink her milk…

  8. 8 tigerfish said at 2:47 am on March 31st, 2011:

    It takes efforts to slow down …and you did it! :)

    Love your beautiful photos.

  9. 9 tasteofbeirut said at 4:03 am on March 31st, 2011:

    you could have fooled me! These look very fresh to me and very inviting in that creamy bowl of goodness!

  10. 10 Soma said at 4:47 am on March 31st, 2011:

    I am coming over from twitter and am absolutely thrilled to have found your blog! What an amazing space you have. The photographs are mind blowing.

    you will see more of me :-)

  11. 11 Joyti said at 6:57 am on March 31st, 2011:

    I LOVE yogurt and honey together – especially if its thick ‘Greek’ yogurt…yum! And strawberries and yogurt are great together. Those strawberries look fresh – that’s a beautiful shot!
    p.s. Have you ever tried yogurt, honey, and figs? Its delicious!

  12. 12 Stephanie said at 10:23 am on March 31st, 2011:

    What a gorgeous photo! I totally agree with you, a leisurely breakfast is a great way to start the weekend. It’ s especially lovely after a busy week.

  13. 13 Kankana said at 11:06 am on March 31st, 2011:

    First time in your space. Dropped from Indian Simmer . You have a beautiful blog and this is such a fantastic breakfast :) Following you in twitter now.

  14. 14 OohLookBel said at 11:57 am on March 31st, 2011:

    I love weekends, too – wish there were more of them, haha! Great idea with the dried strawberries on the oats, I must keep an eye out for them.

  15. 15 cityhippyfarmgirl said at 1:02 pm on March 31st, 2011:

    Your photos are stunning, absolutely beautiful. It sets the scene for your weekend breakfast perfectly.

  16. 16 Joanne said at 9:33 pm on March 31st, 2011:

    This is such a delightful breakfast! Subtly sweet but still quite healthy…delicious for a weekend or a weekday!

  17. 17 Charissa said at 9:44 am on April 1st, 2011:

    Mmmmm, this looks AMAZING…I love yogurt and this is so healthy and delish looking!

  18. 18 peachkins said at 1:21 am on April 3rd, 2011:

    Oh my gosh, I love your recipes and your photos!

  19. 19 crustabakes said at 4:26 pm on April 3rd, 2011:

    I love your sanity saviour weekend breakfast picture. They seem to make time stand still. And it looks deliciously healthy too!

  20. 20 Sylvie @ Gourmande in the Kitchen said at 11:30 pm on April 3rd, 2011:

    This sounds like a lovely breakfast, yogurt and oats are two of my favorite thing to have in the morning. Your blog and your photography is really beautiful, I look forward to seeing more!

  21. 21 Mary @ Delightful Bitefuls said at 2:52 pm on April 4th, 2011:

    Oh! This looks just wonderful!!!

    Great blog; happy I found you!

    Mary xo
    Delightful Bitefuls

  22. 22 Felicia said at 11:19 pm on April 4th, 2011:

    Oh, yum! That looks delightful. I’ve never thought of putting dried strawberries with yogurt and honey. But now that I think of it, it sounds so perfect.

  23. 23 what katie's baking said at 3:40 am on April 5th, 2011:

    i love your blog.
    very inspiring and your photos are beautiful!
    this looks like a healthy and delicious breakfast! mmm.
    you aren’t alone, i’m not able to get myself together during the week to have a nice breakfast every morning either.

  24. 24 Richard Elliot said at 9:12 pm on April 5th, 2011:

    Love the new blog Amy!

  25. 25 Kulsum at JourneyKitchen said at 2:22 am on April 6th, 2011:

    This looks so lovely! Loving your blog and photography :-)

  26. 26 Beth said at 2:55 am on April 9th, 2011:

    I’ve looked all over the place for dried strawberries and haven’t had much luck around here, but I’d love to try them. This looks so delicious!

  27. 27 Baby_Berrie said at 6:34 pm on April 10th, 2011:

    Yummy!!!
    I really want to try it!!

    Oh I can’t wait!!

    I loooooove dried strawberries!

    Oh thank you for this recipe!!

  28. 28 Tamara said at 7:26 pm on April 14th, 2011:

    I agree, there’s nothing like a good breakfast, and this one is great!

  29. 29 Juls said at 7:26 pm on April 14th, 2011:

    this is just delicious! I love the aspect!

  30. 30 Heidi - Apples Under My Bed said at 3:27 pm on April 17th, 2011:

    Beautiful. It is amazing how a lovely breakfast can set the tone for the day – absolutely :)
    Heidi xo

  31. 31 Katherine said at 10:43 am on October 1st, 2012:

    Oooh! I must say, I love the way you do your photography. :D I like dried strawberries in oatmeal too; other times it’s dried blueberries and cranberries.

    If I’ve got a bunch of dried strawberries I use them for scones and salads as well.


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