Breakfast Apple Shake with Granny Smith apples and extra cinnamon

I found a recipe in a cute little book called The Best of Apples.  It has 22 apple recipes, some of which I am keen to try, others not so much.  I discovered a recipe for Breakfast Apple Shake that seemed easy enough.  We like smoothies & shakes but I have discovered I like them a lot less thick that a lot of recipes specify.  Not as thin as juice, but I don’t like a mouthful of sludge either (tasty, fragrant sludge but still sludge).  This recipe is inspired by the recipe in the cookbook.Breakfast Apple Shake Continue reading

Muesli munchers

I had promised Bran Muffins with Apple Syrup but the recipe is a work in progress and not quite ready to upload – they taste nice but they look sort of brown and boring.  And if they don’t look pretty enough, who will be inspired to make them?

We’ve had three batches of 30 bran muffins and the Mopp is eating them as fast as I can bake them.  I did try to freeze a couple of containers but they have been retrieved from their secret hiding place and scarfed down too.  I kind of wonder if Mopp is sabotaging the recipe slightly so I have to keep trialing the recipe – that way he keeps a never-ending supply of not quite perfect muffins coming his way. Continue reading