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Fruit of the Month: April

4th April 2017
Fruit of the Month: April

This month we're focusing on raspberries!

Spring is finally here and with it comes a longer evening, a touch of sunshine and a glimmer of those lazy sunny days and of course, delicious summer fruits – of which raspberries are a favourite!  These delicious fruits offer a tart sweetness to any recipe and make a delicious snack by themselves.

Find out how to make the most of your leftover raspberries with the following tasty recipes.

Raspberry ripple chia pudding

For a healthy breakfast or sweet after-dinner snack, this recipe couldn't be better! Combine white chia seeds with coconut milk and leave to thicken. Whilst the mixture is thickening, puree raspberries with a dash of maple syrup and a teaspoon of lemon juice. Pour the puree over the chia seed mixture for a lovely raspberry ripple effect and enjoy!

Raspberry no-bake oat cakes

For a simple snack that's ready in no time, these no-bake oat cakes are ideal. Combine rolled oats, honey, raspberries and raisins in a bowl until thoroughly mixed and sticky. Next, pat into a cake tin and place in the fridge to set a little. Once cooled right through, cut into bite-sized pieces for a snack on the go!

Raspberry and cranberry smoothie

This delicious smoothie is a great way to help reach your 5-a-day. Simply add raspberries, cranberry juice, natural yoghurt and milk to your blender and blend until smooth. Pour into your favourite glass and serve with a sprig of mint for a refreshing drink, perfect for springtime!

Homemade raspberry jam

It's hot cross bun season and there's nothing like a toasted bun with butter and jam. To make your own raspberry jam simply combine raspberries, lemon juice and jam sugar in a pan and bring to the boil. Once it begins to thicken to a jam-like consistency, take off the heat and pour into your jar ready to cool.

Make sure you're always fully stocked with raspberries and other fruits with our Fresh Fruit Delivery service. To order your fruit box, contact our team today!

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