We had a play date arranged today, which meant that I needed to be organised to pack sufficient snacks so that my two didn’t eat our host’s weekly fruit supplies. In an effort to include more vegetables in their morning tea rations, I made carrot, zucchini, apple and date muffins. I didn’t invent the recipe, and it’s nothing spectacular but it worked, so I’m posting it here for my own reference.
1 handful of dried dates
250g SR flour
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp nutmeg
1 tsp ginger
20g (a big spoonful) of coconut oil
30g of honey
I chopped all the fruit and vegetables in the Thermomix then added everything else and mixed it all together. Then I put it in muffin tins and baked it for about 20 – 25 minutes. (I realise my prose is quite lyrical, so hopefully you can feel the raw emotion behind the baking).
I’m rating this as a success as, even though it did have honey, it was basically healthy and was happily eaten by both small people and their date, despite the frequent flecks of green.