Pumpkin and squash are sweet and therefore are a good alternative to banana in smoothies.
Pumpkin and squash are also high in vitamin A, lutein and zeaxanthin. They are also full of fibre and antioxidants.
This is a lovely moist and gluten free apple and raisin loaf. Serve warm from the oven with some fruit spread or nut butter and a cup of green tea - perfect!
The apples in this cake means that it is full of fibre and as an added bonus provides a natural sweetness too. The fibre and polyphenols in apples have been shown to support the growth of beneficial gut bacteria.
These pancakes are really fluffy, light and vegan. They are also made with fresh blueberries but you could add any of your favourite fruit instead. Serve with extra fresh fruit, yoghurt and maple syrup.