Breakfast-ing

I’m loving life here in the Maldives!

I awoke this morning around 7am and spent 40 mins in bed watching Star Trek (it was on HBO and I couldn’t help but watch. SUCH a good movie!) then it was a quick face wash and tooth brushing and I was off to breakfast.

Breakfast here is just glorious.

Notice how everyone is barefoot? No shoes necessary at this resort πŸ™‚ (They even have these cute green paddings that cover the bicycle pedals and make it comfortable for bare feet to peddle.)

It’s served in the main ‘house’ – about a 5 min bike ride from my villa.

Fresh Fruit

Choose any fruit you like and these guys will cut it up for you.

Bread and Jam

Cereal (in the wooden boxes) and toppings

They have all sorts of toppings, from dried fruits [dates, figs, apricots..] to roasted nuts [pistachios, almonds, sunflower seeds…] and more.

Pastries

Hot Foods and Yogurts

Some of my breakfast eats:

Yesterday:

Mango, guava, and rambutan

Detox Juice – beets, celery, apple, ginger

Dragonfruit and Mangosteens


Cereal & a dried fig in soy milk

Wheat toast, pineapple, chocolate chip muffin, pancake (i couldn’t resist and had to get one πŸ˜‰ ), and jellies

Today:

Passionfruit, plum, rambutan, and two fruits I don’t know the name of

This was my first time seeing that bean-shaped fruit on the right. It originally looks like this with its shell on.

It tastes kind of like a dried date.

Carrot and apple juice shooter

Toast with honey, lemon basil jelly, pineapple jelly, and coconut jelly (the best out of the three!) and a side of muesli.

Fresh squeezed pineapple juice with ginger and mint.

Cereal with pistachios and cashews, waffle with chocolate syrup, and papaya

Mango, dragonfruit, and rambutan

I’m loving all this fresh fruit! I promise I didn’t eat ALL of this alone, but I did eat the majority of it. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, yeah?
I need all the energy I can get in order to bike around the island πŸ™‚
I get to bike past this organic garden everyday.

Above the garden is a restaurant, Leaf, where I actually just had dinner tonight.

I also get to bike along this path that smells so good and forest-y.

I love that this resort is eco-friendly and serves mainly natural and organic foods including free range meats, all locally sourced.

Today’s been a looong day and I can barely keep my eyelids from drooping. Time for bed! Night πŸ™‚

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9 Comments on “Breakfast-ing”

  1. I just finished a bowl of cereal and you’ve just got me hungry again. Seriously – what wouldn’t I give to have that kind of spread?! Everything looks so good, and not only that – but you can tell the people take pride in their villa by how gorgeous the displays are.
    Any chance you can smuggle back some coconut jelly? πŸ˜‰

  2. Okay I’m experiencing some serious envy here. Everything there looks so fresh and delicious, and I love how it’s all presented so beautifully. Gah! What I wouldn’t give to be there… it seriously looks like a little piece of paradise. Thanks so much for sharing your experience, girl!

  3. Lenna (veganlenna) says:

    This looks wonderfull! I would enjoy being in such a lovely place and havind such a gorgeous breakfast. I have never seen so many great breakfast options in one place πŸ™‚ I even havenΒ΄t tried many of those fruits πŸ™‚ Rambutan? Totally new to me! πŸ™‚


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