Healthier Bakes

Carrot and Pineapple Muffins

Everyone loves muffins.  These ones are moist and juicy and full of heart healthy ingredients.  Enjoy one as a treat with your cup of tea. 

High fat, medium saturates, medium sugar, low salt 

Per serving - Energy: 284 Kcals/ 1189 Kjoules   Fat: 13.5g   Saturates:  3.2g  Sugars: 8.1g   Salt:  1.6g 

Fudgy Buttermilk Brownies

We all love to indulge in chocolate but unlike most chocolate recipes this one is low in saturated fat.  So whether you decide to ice or not you are sure to enjoy tucking into these.

Medium fat, medium saturates, high sugar, medium salt 

Per serving Energy: 141 Kcals/ 600 Kjoules   Fat: 2.3g   Saturates:  1g  Sugars: 22g   Salt:  0.2g 

Moist Carrot Cake

Try this moist delicious carrot cake, its well worth the effort.  Most carrot cakes are covered in a soft cheese, butter and icing topping.  This one uses a plain lemon icing so keeping it low in saturated fat when compared to other cakes and bakes. 

Medium fat, medium saturates, high sugar, low salt 

Per serving Energy: 284 Kcals/ 1189 Kjoules   Fat: 13.5g   Saturates:  3.2g  Sugars: 8.1g   Salt:  1.6g 

Oat and Apple Muffins

Everyone likes muffins – because it uses modest amounts of sunflower spread, this recipe is not loaded with saturated fat

Low fat, low saturates, medium sugar, medium salt 

Per serving Energy: 284 Kcals/ 1189 Kjoules   Fat: 13.5g   Saturates:  3.2g  Sugars: 8.1g   Salt:  1.6g 

Peanut butter cookies

Peanut butter (provided it does not contain added salt) is full of plant protein and good for the heart. Why not try out these cooking instead of a traditional bake.  Kids and adults alike will love them and come back for more. 

Medium fat, medium saturates, high sugar, medium salt 

Per serving Energy: 200 Kcals/ 844 Kjoules   Fat: 6.5g   Saturates:  1.5g  Sugars: 16.5g   Salt:  0.2g 

Healthier Flapjacks

They are not saintly but they are an improvement on traditional versions and contains that important oat beta glucan for cholesterol lowering

High fat, medium saturates, high sugar, low salt 

Per serving:  Energy: 188 Kcals/ 789 Kjoules   Fat: 9.1g   Saturates:  1.4g  Sugars: 15.3g   Salt:  0.1g 

Pumpkin and Ginger Muffins

Sprinkled with pumpkin seeds on top and made with oil rather than butter these muffinsare a great healthier alternative to all those sickly cupcakes.

Medium fat, low saturates, low sugar, medium salt 

Per serving  Energy: 177 Kcals/ 742 Kjoules   Fat: 7.6g   Saturates:  1.1g  Sugars: 4.1g   Salt:  0.4g 

Sticky Carrot and Marmalade Loaf

Enjoy this healthy tangy tea bread.  For a little extra richness spread with more marmalade or with a healthy low fat spread. 

medium fat, low saturates, low sugar, medium salt 

Per serving Energy: 211 Kcals/ 888 Kjoules   Fat: 9.1g   Saturates:  1.3g  Sugars: 4.9g   Salt:  0.5g 

Banana and Blueberry Oat Muffins 

Muffins are so popular and these are no exception.  Muffins are so popular, these are no exception, this fat-less recipe is so much healthier than normal bakes.

fat, saturates, sugars, salt

Per serving - Energy: Kcals/ Kjoules   Fat: g   Saturates: g Sugars: g   Salt: g

Nutty Carrot Cake 

Made with healthy spread and tabletop sweetener this carrot cake is almost saintly

fat, saturates, sugars, salt

Per serving - Energy: Kcals/ Kjoules   Fat: g   Saturates: g Sugars: g   Salt: g 

Healthier Snacks

Puffed Rice Snack

This is a quick tasty snack on its own or can be eaten with red garlic chutney to add that extra zing!

Medium fat, medium saturates, medium sugar, high salt 

Per serving Energy: 100 Kcals/ 421 Kjoules   Fat: 4g   Saturates:  0.7g  Sugars: 1.6g   Salt:  0.6g 

Oat tikki

A great way of having oat bran… Quick and easy

Low fat, low saturates, low sugar, medium salt 

Per serving Energy: 63 Kcals/ 264 Kjoules   Fat: 2g   Saturates:  0.3g  Sugars: 1.2g   Salt:  0.4g