Simple Ways to Eat More Fruit
Thick Blueberry Tart (Full of Plants)
Here are some simple ways to eat more fruit. Do you get a bit depressed when TV dietitians tell you to eat more fruit and less cake, but the bowl of boring fruit doesn’t appeal as much as the sticky bun? Here are some simple recipes that makes fresh fruit appealing to anyone who has forgotten their natural tastebuds. We are atuned to enjoy fresh fruit. You soon will after making these recipes, and more likely to leave the plastic-wrapped sticky buns and cakes on the supermarket shelf.
Check paper inserts of medications, some foods (like grapefruit)are contraindicated. Avoid nuts, seeds and nut/seed butters for young children. Choose palm-oil-free vegan butters. See foods to keep away from pets (including chocolate, grapes & raisins, coffee & alcohol, nutmeg/mace & xylitol).
Roasted Pears in Ginger Syrup (Full of Plants) is as simple as it gets. Just bake the pears, then serve in a homemade maple ginger syrup and serve with vegan vanilla ice-cream or coconut cream.
This recipe for Mini Pavs (Be Good Organics) shows that anyone can make a vegan pavlova. The secret ingredient is leftover water from tins of chickpeas, which turns into ‘vegan meringue’.
Also try her simple 20-minute Summer Fruit Tart, which has a healthy oat and walnut biscuit case, sweetened with dates, throw in any fruit you like.
Aquafaba Strawberry Mousse (Full of Plants) is so pretty, and really simple to make. It uses aquafaba (the leftover brine water from canned chickpeas) to give it a ‘meringue’ feel and taste.