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COCONUT OATMEAL COOKIES
recipe
SUMMER GOLD DRINK
summer gold

BLUEBERRY MUFFINS

muffins

EVLYN'S FRUIT BALLS

¼ - ½ cup apple juice

½ cup dried apricots

½ cup dates

½ cup roasted peanuts

½ cup currants

½ cup almonds

1 – 2 tablespoons cocoa

Coconut to roll balls in

fruit ballsSoften dates in apple juice.

Blend all together in blender.

Roll into balls and roll in coconut.

Enjoy!

Why not make them for Christmas!

SPIDER WEB TREATS

Recipe & photos courtesy of:
http://www.momendeavors.com/2010/10/spider-web-snacks.html

snacks

Wax Paper

Pretzel sticks

White chocolate melts

Piping bag

Milk chocolate melts

Raisins

Place wax paper on a cookie tray.

Arrange your pretzels on the wax paper in the shape of the spokes of a web using 6 or 8 pretzels.

Melt white chocolate in microwave for 20 - 30 seconds, stir and microwave in bursts of 15 seconds, stirring each time until chocolate is melted.

Place in piping bag and start piping your chocolate in the middle of the pretzel arrangement, making sure to coat all the pretzels. 

Continue piping outward around the pretzels, until you have a web. Then, place two raisins in the middle for the body of the spider.

Melt milk chocolate and pipe legs of spider and then pipe over bodies of spider.

Place in the fridge for a few minutes until the chocolate is hard.  Then, gently peel back the wax paper…. and eat! 

 

ORANGE BLOSSOM CREAM

2 tablespoons castor sugar

1 cup chilled orange juice

410 gram can chilled evaporated milk

1 tablespoon lemon juice

1 teaspoon vanilla essence

Grated nutmeg.

Dissolve sugar in orange juice.

Whip chilled evaporated milk until thick.

Add lemon juice and vanilla, whipping constantly. 

Fold in orange juice, mixing well.

Pour into glasses and sprinkle with nutmeg. 

ENJOY!

BANANA REFRESH

- serves 10 guests -

1 tin crushed pineapple

2 sliced bananas

2 sliced kiwifruit

4 cups orange juice or grapefruit juice

1 large lime fizz

Combine all except lime fizz, adding this just at the last minute.

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AMETHYST NECTAR

– serves 40 people -

1 cup blackcurrant syrup

3 cups water

Sprigs of mint

2 cups pineapple juice

1 cup orange juice

1 cup lemon juice

2 cups grape juice

1 bottle passionfruit pulp

2 bottles Lemon Mineral Water

2 bottles Ginger Ale 

Mix blackcurrant syrup and water.

Add sprigs of mint.

Then add other ingredients except the Lemon Mineral Water and Ginger Ale. 

Mix well. 

Make one day before needed.

Chill.

Add Lemon Mineral Water and Ginger Ale before serving.

 

BANANA TASTIES

from Francine Calais West

2 bananas

1 cup coconut

Small amount of lemon juice

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Cut the banana into small chunks

Lightly dip in lemon juice to prevent browning.

Roll banana pieces in coconut.

Place tooth pick in each and place on a plate.

Serve as a party food.

FRUIT MEDLEY DELIGHT

A Breakfast Recipe for Mums!

½ cup toasted flaked almonds

2 cups apple juice

½ cup dried fruit medley

1 cup couscous (semolina)

tray

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Toast the almonds on a tray in the oven at 180 degrees C for 5 minutes. Set aside.

Place apple juice and fruit medley in a microwavable dish and microwave on high (100%) for 5 minutes. (Or place in a saucepan and bring to the boil.)

Carefully remove from the microwave or stove, taking care not to burn yourself from the steam or hot liquid.

Stir the couscous through and let stand for 5 minutes covered.

Toss mixture lightly with a fork and sprinkle with toasted flaked almonds.

Serve while still warm with low fat yoghurt.

Last updated: Friday, 6 January, 2017