As I mentioned in my last post, I regularly bake bars, muffins and biscuits, to keep
in the freezer and use as snacks. Here are five of my favourite recipes:
from Harvard School of Public Health are delicious and easy to make.
They include wholewheat flour and almond meal, they also have orange juice and zest,
which makes them both moist and full of flavour. I haven't made them with frozen fruit
yet, but suspect that could be done when bluberries are out of season.
Speaking of muffins, I also love these deliciously spicy
from Where's the Beef
. While Cindy calls them cupcakes and
covers with a cream cheese topping, I usually just make the basic cake recipe and don't
bother icing. Which makes them more like muffins. I've made this recipe a
I also regularly make these almond chewy
from Have Cake Will Travel
. They don't completely conform to my
"rules" as there's not fruit or veg in them, but they're a highly satisfying
little biscuit, that can also be frozen. I make with whatever jam I have on hand and use
vanilla essence instead of almond extract. I use two teaspoons of mixture per
biscuit and always
sandwich them together using a smidgeon of jam.
Lovely, moist, spicy banana booty
. They're particularly fine made with candied ginger
addition - see the optional suggestions at the end of the ingredients list. I tend to cut
these bars quite small as I find them filling.
These fruit filled muffin top cookies
are also delicious. I tend to drop the sugar very slightly, but otherwise make
them as is. They're packed with fruit and have a scattering of chocolate chips on top. I
like their chewy texture and spicy flavour.