Healthy Drinks and Tea
‘Shakes’ are now fresher and lighter, made with fruit and yogurt, or fruit juice and milk, and bursting with nutrients.
Serve with a pretty platter of soft medjool dates, almonds and pistachios, scattered with mint and basil leaves and dusted with icing sugar.
Apple sauce replaces some of the fat, and fresh apples and oats add nutritious fibre to these muffins. But these are still as delicious as any homemade muffin you can remember.
A tasty snack idea where oil replaces the dairy fats
Jill Dupleix dishes up oranges and lemons with a twist
Sandwiches & Wraps
A terrific idea for kid’s school lunches or try cutting them smaller for a quick, healthy snack.
Removing the butter and sliding in a few greens helps to make this sandwich a great healthy lunch choice for kids and adults.
A herb-fresh, tangy cheese is the perfect kick-start to a springtime meal. Look for soft, fresh goat’s cheese rather than a firmer, mature one. Serve at the start or the end of a meal with a glass of wine.
Individual, open-topped pies make a few sheets of filo pastry go a long way
This is a great scrumptious snack idea to enjoy between meals - enjoy cold or heated up
Fairy cakes are easy to prepare and always popular with children. Using ricotta cheese in the topping makes a lighter, fresher alternative to the more usual glacé icing. The cakes are best if they're iced shortly before serving.
Try this banana cake recipe and you'll keep both kids and adults satisfied. Plus this tasty cake will keep for a few days too!