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Peanut Butter Filler

6 x 15 ml spoons/6 tbsp crunchy peanut butter 1 carrot grated 2 x 15 ml spoons/2 tbsp raisins 2 x 15 ml spoonsI2 tbsp sunflower seeds Mix all the ingredients together and use in sandwiches or baps or even on toast. Peanut butter goes with quite a variety of foods. Try substituting banana, chopped [...]

Avacado and Tomato Filler

1 ripe avocado, peeled and stone removed 1 hard-boiled egg finely chopped 125 g/5 oz low fat soft cheese 1 x 5 ml spoon/1 tsh lemon juice salt and freshly ground black Pepper few drops Tabasco (optional) 2 ripe tomatoes Methods: Mash the avocado flesh with the egg, cheese and lemon juice until smooth. Season [...]

Herby Bean Spread

400 g114 oz can butter beans, drained 25 g11 oz butter or margarine 1 small clove of garlic crushed 2 x 15 ml spoons/2 tbsp fresh herbs: parsley , mint, dill, chives, tarragon few drops lemon juice salt and freshly ground black Pepper Methods: Slip the skins from the butter beans and mash the beans [...]

Curried Fruit Sandwich Filler

175 g/6 oz low fat cream cheese 2 x 15 ml spoons 2 tbsp milk 1/4-1/2 x 5 ml spoon/1/4-1/2 tsp curry powder or paste 2 x 15 ml spoons/2 tbsp mango chutney 1/2 eating apple, finely chopped 1 small banana sliced 1 x 15 ml spoon/1 tbsp chopped walnuts Methods: Beat together the cream [...]

Cheese and Filo Triangles

100 g/4 oz ricotta or cottage cheese 150 g/6 oz feta or Caerphilly cheese 50 g12 oz Parmesan cheese, grated 2 small eggs, lightly beaten 2 x 15 ml spoons/2 tbsp chopped parsley pinch grated nutmeg freshly ground black pepper 40 g/ 11/2 oz butter, melted 225 g/8 oz filo pastry Methods: Prepare the vegetables [...]