Breakfast Yoghurt with Banana & Dark Chocolate

Dark Chocolate // Amy Elizabeth

I am bad at eating breakfast. At school and university I was religious in my breakfast-eating, adamant that I couldn’t function in the morning without a bowl of cereal or a slice of toast. However, somewhere in my working life I have got out of the habit and more often than not it will be lunchtime before I eat. It’s not always because I would prefer an extra ten minutes in bed (although I would). It’s more often because I find breakfast foods completely unappetising in the morning. However expensive the granola, it always feels a bit cardboard-y. 

Breakfast Yoghurt with Banana & Dark Chocolate // Amy Elizabeth

That said, I think I have found a solution in this breakfast yoghurt. It’s very much a copy of Leon’s ‘Yoghurt of the Gods’, which I picked up on a trip back from London earlier in the summer. It’s easy to assemble, sweet enough to satisfy and the dark chocolate adds a lovely texture and bitterness to this otherwise unnervingly soft dish. There’s something about being allowed to eat chocolate for breakfast that just makes it appealing – but I can feel vaguely virtuous as it’s dark chocolate and that cures heart attacks, or something. This doesn’t really count as a recipe, but I wanted to share the combination in case there are other breakfast-averse folk like me out there, searching for a solution. 

What do you eat for breakfast? I would love more suggestions! 

Breakfast Yoghurt with Banana & Dark Chocolate
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  1. 1 banana, sliced
  2. 2-3 big spoonfuls Greek yoghurt
  3. 1 big squidge of honey
  4. 1 square dark chocolate, chopped
  1. Place the banana and yoghurt at the bottom of the bowl.
  2. Pour over honey and dark chocolate to taste.
  3. Stir together (or don't) and enjoy with your morning coffee or juice.
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  • This looks tasty! I definitely eat breakfast out of habit and the need to have enough energy to walk to work, but tend not to actually enjoy it! I always go for porridge with strawberry jam and an apple chopped in, but recently I’ve found a love for wholemeal toast topped with nuttella and a sliced banana 🙂

    • I really want to like porridge – but I just can’t get on board. I used to love it as a kid, maybe it’s time to give it another go. I can never get the texture exactly right, plus I’m pretty sure it’s not healthy with spoonfuls of golden syrup to make it palatable!

  • Lara de Mercy

    I am terrible at eating breakfast as well! There was a time I would just re-heat the food from yesterday from breakfast (bad huh?). Then during my first two years at uni, I would simply eat chocolate every morning (just when you thought it doesn’t get worse). But lately I have come to the habit of just eating yoghurt with fruits and I really like it 🙂 I cannot stand having bread in the morning (or ever really) so this is right down my aisle and I think I will try it this week! xx
    Seven Days

    • I once ate popcorn for breakfast, so I feel ya! Let me know what you think 🙂