The best reward after a long week is a lie-in, followed by a tasty brunch. Check out these winning recipes the whole family will love

Whether a fan of sweet or savoury, hot or cold, these tasty brunches are a brilliant way to welcome in the weekend.

 

 

1. Granola bars

These satisfying bars are a great way to kick-start the day. Make them ahead and store in an airtight box for a quick brunch on the go or a booster snack before or after exercising.

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2. Crunchy baked muesli

Making your own muesli means you can adjust the quantities of each ingredient to your own personal preference. Seeds, nuts and dried fruits make this a tasty and textured brunch or breakfast choice.

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3. Herb omelette

A three-egg omelette delivers a good punch for brunch that will keep you feeling full long into the day. Pep up this dish with your own choice of fresh herbs.

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4. Very berry breakfast smoothie

If you have a bag of mixed berries in the freezer and a blender in your kitchen, you can whizz up this fruit-packed smoothie whenever you fancy it. A deliciously wholesome choice for brekkie.

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5. Bircher muesli

Apple and mango complement each other perfectly with both sweet and tart flavours in this creamy, oaty brunch dish. Toasted pumpkin and sunflower seeds add a nutty finish. Soak the oats the night before for a quick breakfast the next day.

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