We were all inspired to be healthier and find healthier lunchbox snacks for our kids after our interview with Annabel Karmel, MBE

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Serves: 12 muffins


50g courgette, grated (squeeze out a little of the moisture) 50g carrot, grated
2 small apples, peeled and grated (squeeze out a little of the moisture)
150g light muscovado sugar
75g melted butter
150g flour
2 eggs
1 tsp baking powder
3 tbsp chia seeds
1 tsp ground ginger
1 tsp ground cinnamon
75g raisins
25g pumpkin seeds


  1. Pre-heat the oven to 180°C for a fan oven. Line a 12-hole muffin tray with muffin cases.
  2. Measure all of the ingredients except the pumpkin seeds and raisins into a large mixing bowl.
  3. Whisk together using an electric hand whisk until combined, then stir in the raisins.
  4. Spoon into the cases; sprinkle the pumpkin seeds on top.
  5. Bake for 18-20 minutes until well risen, lightly golden and just firm in the middle.