Did you know, approximately 1.7 million (2.8%) of deaths worldwide are attributable to low fruit and vegetable consumption? According to the World Health Organisation (link), so we’ve put together this blog which will give you few ideas to increase your fruit and veg consumption via baking! For more information about World Health Day, visit here!
No Bake Chocolate Chip Blondies
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The first bake we have on this WHD special, are these delicious no bake chocolate chip blondies, made from bananas. These terrific snacks can be made in around half an hour, they require no baking, and the simple yet tasty flavours means that they are guaranteed to be popular with most people.
Low Calorie Peanut Butter Banana Muffins
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Next up on our list are these beautiful peanut butter and banana muffins. These muffins are perfect any time of the day and contain no sugar, with the sweetness being brought in from the ripe bananas and maple syrup. The recipe serves 12 and can be made in around 90 minutes.
Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies
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Third on or list, we have the perfect breakfast item; oatmeal breakfast cookies. These are perfect for starting your day with some clean energy, as they are made from wholegrain oats, coconut and three different types of seeds. They also contain no refined sugar and can be made gluten-free by using brown rice flour instead! This recipe can be made in around 25 minutes and will serve 8.
If you want to try these but fancy a more exciting design, have a browse of our cookie cutters!
Sugar Free Coconut Blondies
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Next we have these indulgent yet sugar free coconut blondies. These gluten and grain free treats are perfect for the person on the go and can be made in around 25 minutes from start to end.
No Bake Chia Energy Bites
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Fifth on our list are these no bake chia energy bites. The chia seed has become super popular over the last few years in terms ofbaking and it’s not difficult to see why. They are a great source of omega-3, high in antioxidants and help to provide fibre, iron and calcium. These energy balls help to include these seeds in a delicious way and will leave you feeling satisfied.
Fudgie Avocado Brownies
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The penultimate bake on our list are these fudgie avocado brownies. These are great due to their use of dark chocolate, coconut flour and oil, and avocados for the frosting. They can be made in around an hour and a half and will serve 24.
Healthy Lemon Coconut Energy Balls
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Finally, on our World Health Day themed list we have another energy ball, but this time they are lemon and coconut flavoured! The flavours in these really go well together and the natural ingredients really give you that boost of needed morning energy. These are made from coconut, cashew nuts, nates, chia seeds and lemon juice. These can be made in around 10 minutes from start to finish making them perfect for the person on the go!
For more baking inspiration, check out our World Health Day Pinterest board.