breakfast is my favorite meal of the day. there’s not an egg dish on earth i haven’t tried, and i freely admit one of the reasons i love new york so much has everything to do with the city’s fanatical love affair with breakfast. as much as i am a failure in the kitchen when it comes to fancy suppers or, let’s be honest, even the simplest of home cooked meals – i am a self-proclaimed breakfast superstar. admittedly, i shamelessly copy and adapt genius people’s recipes for lack of talent to devise my own. but i make up for my shortcomings with an unparalleled commitment and overwhelming enthusiasm for this glorious mealtime.

that’s why i am beyond excited to introduce this collaboration with danish design brand vipp to introduce their beautiful brunch set along with my favorite kinds of breakfast. i thought i was very familiar with vipp – i had it pegged down as a functional scandinavian design classic best known for its iconic trash can. but discovering they launched a pretty awesome ceramics collection for their 70th birthday obviously made me love the brand even more.

i wanted to kick off this series with my current obsession for granola because it is honestly all i can seem to talk about lately. ever since i tried the lovely louise de brabandere’s thursday dinners recipe, i’ve been hooked. i love her combination of spices and sea salt that make the mix of oats, seeds and nuts so interesting and full of flavor. for my version i added some more ingredients i had lying around the house, like flax, pumpkin and poppy seeds.

it is so easy to make, and baking the granola makes our apartment smell like christmas. i always make a big batch so that it’ll last us a while, and combined with greek yogurt it is my breakfast of choice for mornings that are all about inspiration reading and preparing creative projects. on this particular morning, i had it with an almond milk-banana smoothie with fresh vanilla (blend it with some ice cubes to make it taste super refreshing).

see the other vipp breakfast club posts right here, here and here.

One Response

  1. Patricia says:

    Lovely! Both the ceramics and the breakfast. Should make some granola myself this week, somehow it feels ‘too cold’ for breakfast smoothies now :)x

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