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Baked Apples with Raisins

This traditional English baked apples recipe makes a delicious dessert! Many adults remember their Mum’s cooking this dessert for them as a child. And it makes good use of the abundance of cooking apples on the trees during late summer!

Baked Apples with Raisins

Serves 2


2          Cooking apples

1 tbsp  Raisins

1 tbsp  Cashew nuts

1/2 tsp Cinnamon

1 tbsp  Agave nectar


Preheat the oven to 180C.

Wash and core the apples. Place the apples on a baking tray.

Chop the cashew nuts and place into a small bowl with the raisins, cinnamon and agave nectar. Mix well. Now spoon the mixture into the apples.

Place in the oven and bake for 40 minutes or until the apples are soft.

Serve warm.


Amaranth Porridge

Amaranth is a sweet grain that makes a delicious porridge! Amaranth porridge is a tasty breakfast! Just add your favourite fruit and dairy free milk!

Amaranth Porridge

Serves 1


300ml             Filtered Water

75g                 Amaranth

100ml             Almond Milk

1/2tsp             Cinnamon

30g                 Raisins

4                     Raspberries


Bring the water to the boil in a small pan. Add in the amaranth. Simmer on a low heat for 5 minutes and then add in the almond milk.

Continue to heat until the porridge thickens. Now stir in the cinnamon and raisins. Keep stirring and when the porridge starts to stick to the pan, remove from heat and immediately pour into a bowl.

Drop the raspberries on top and serve warm.