Healthy carbs at breakfast

Another key element of every breakfast is carbohydrates. Healthy carbs at breakfast give your body an energy boost, which it needs for the day. Here, at Schloss Leizen, you won’t get your carbs through the usual bread or muesli…

There’s a better way 🙂





How are you today?

Good mood can set the tone for the rest of the day. This is why we value the family atmosphere at our Schloss Leizen breakfasts so highly. We get to enjoy the first sunlight together, joke around, help each other wake up still sleepy kids and discuss our plans for the new day. And all that – as a big family, with the young and the old at one table.


Veggie burger recipe

This is our version of a veggie burger. Fresh, crisp and healthy. Our Anastasiya​ obviously had a lot of fun making it 🙂

Do you know what makes a veggie burger so delicious? The patty of course!

You will need 300g mushrooms, 1 garlic clove, ½ onion, salt, pepper, 2 organic eggs, rosemary, 4 tablespoons organic oatmeal, 2 teaspoons organic rice flour.

🍀 Dice mushrooms and the onion into cubes

🍀 Finely chop garlic and rosemary

🍀 Then add rice flour and oatmeal

🍀 Whisk eggs and mix them with all the above mentioned ingredients

🍀 Season it with salt and pepper and let the mix rest for at least 15 mins.

🍀 Form small burger patties, put them into a preheated pan and fry them until golden brown.

For a beetroot salad, which complements the mushroom patty especially well:

🌰 Peel and slice 1 beetroot

🌰 Season it with 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar, 1 tablespoon walnut oil, 1 teaspoon honey, some mustard and salt to taste

🌰 Marinate for 10 mins. and mix with lamb’s lettuce.

Here we go!

🍔 Cut a burger bun in half and toast both halves either in a pan or on a grill, cut-side down.

🍔 Spread a topping of your choice on the cut sides of the buns (we mixed sour cream with honey and mustard and added salt and pepper to taste).

🍔 Place a mushroom patty on the lower half of the bun, top in with some beetroot salad, lettuce and sauce.

🍔 Then cover with the top half of the burger bun.

Mmmh! Bon appetite!



More burger recipes here.

Oh, and here is how you can make own burger buns 😋

Can Healthy Food be Delicious from a Teenager’s Perspective?

While their parents like to see their kids eat a salad and a nice piece of meat – kids simply love to eat burgers. At Schloss Leizen we’ve found a solution how to let kids enjoy their favorite food and parents feel assured that their kids develop healthy food preferences.

Below you’ll find an organic NON-VEG burger recipe. Veggie recipe you’ll find here.

Make your own patties for burgers!

You need (for 4-5 burgers): 1 kg organic ground beef, salt & pepper

📌 Season ground beef with salt and pepper

📌 Knead until the mass becomes sticky

📌 Form patties, either by hand or with a burger press (make it a bit wet so it doesn’t stick)

📌 Grill the patties or cook them in a flat pan, flipping them around frequently until golden brown.

📌 After flipping the patty, you can also place a slice of cheese on each patty and grill until the cheese has melted.

Here is the way how to make a perfect burger:

You need: Burger buns, patty, your favorite sauce and filling (cheese, salad greens like Iceberg, lamb’s lettuce, rocket, tomatoes ect.).

🍔 Cut a burger bun into halves and fry them in the pan or on the grill, with the cut surface downwards

🍔 Brush sauce of your choice (ketchup, mayonnaise or smth else) on the cut sides of the buns.

🍔 Place a patty on the lower half of the bun, add some tomato salad, lettuce, cheese

🍔 Then cover with the top half of the burger bun.

We also recommend adding some tomato salad (which is very easy to make and tastes so cool!)

Just cut 250g cherry tomatoes into quarters, chop 4 leaves of basil finely, add some onion, 1 pinch of raw cane sugar and 1 tablespoon oil. Mix everything together. Ready!


Check what Maik’s (our chef de Cuisine) favorite burger is.

Oh, and here is how you can make own burger buns 😋

Would ice cream NOT melt in the hot oven?

Just as we isolate our homes from the cold creeping in during winter, so we isolate ice cream with merengue from the heat of the oven. Whilst isolation does wonders for homes and Baked Alaska, it creates significant damage to relationships between people, especially between generations. Which is why kids at Schloss Leizen love to invite the village elders to share the warmth of the festive season.

How do you teach kids project management?

You give them a project and then let them manage it on their own! All that was needed was a moderator board and kit, a short induction on how to use it and what we planned in the floristic project. And off they went.


In 30 minutes children planned the flower designs that they wanted to create, allocated available resources and made a plan of what they could collect from our forest to complete their creations.


Kids seem to have an innate creativity and ability to sort things logically. All they seem to need is an adult next to them to accompany them in their endeavours. At Schloss Leizen we help children identify and bring out their talents and improve their skills. Read more about learning and playing environment at Schloss Leizen.