Baking with fruit and veg

Baking may initially make you think of sweet treats, but it can also be a great way to bring more fruit and vegetables into your diet. We've delved into the Mumsnet recipe archive to find recipes that make the most of the harvest.  



veg tartVegetable tarts and quiches

Baking with vegetables is the way forward for healthier bakes. Try these delicious vegetable-packed recipes

Easy peasy roasted veg tart

Vegetable strudel

Courgette, spinach and pesto tart

Spinach and feta samosas

Onion and goats cheese tarte tatin

Spinach and cottage cheese quiche


cheese muffins

Savoury muffins, pies and more

Muffins, pies and even brownies can be vehicles to get fruit and vegetables into your kids

Goats cheese and watercress muffins

Leek and mushroom pie

Root vegetable pie

Cheesy vegetable muffins

Beetroot brownies

Pumpkin pie


pear tartFruit puddings and tarts

There's no need to feel too guilty about sweet treats when they're packed full of fruit

Raspberry tart

Gluten free raspberry cupcakes

Pear and almond tart

Pear and ginger upside down pudding

Easy apple tarts

Plum tart



blackberry cakeFruit cakes and bread

They're cakes, but not as you know them. These seasonal cakes use late summer and Autumnal fruits at their best.

Low fat date and apple cake

Devonshire apple cake

Low fat carrot cake recipe

Pumpkin and coconut bread

Blackberry cake

Chocolate and chestnut cake 


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