Halloween Smoothie

After abstaining from alcohol for most of October, I was extra excited to get involved in some Halloween partying.  Mercifully I escaped without any terribly ghoulish after effects, but I still think my body could do with a bit of TLC as we enter November.  This morning’s smoothie is so called because it is designed to provide a caring… Continue reading Halloween Smoothie

Butternut Squash and Apple Muffins

What could be more autumnal than squash (or pumpkin), apples and cinnamon?  What could be more satisfying than a sweet treat that is full of wholemeal veggie goodness but sparing on the sugar?  Not much, which is probably why this recipe is popular – and much copied – on the web.  I tried it myself this morning, with some minor… Continue reading Butternut Squash and Apple Muffins

Cashew, Apple and Quinoa Breakfast Cookies

These nutritious, delicious, energy-packed morsels are an adaptation of this Carrot Cake Cookie recipe on simplyquinoa.com.  I had all the ingredients to make them this morning – except the eponymous carrots.  No matter: thanks to my housemate’s granddad, we have a giant bowl of garden grown apples to use up, which I supposed would make a suitably sweet alternative.