Sunday, February 27, 2011

Scrummy Warming Autumn Compote

Scrummy Warming Autumn Rhubarb-Apple Compote

This recipe is a fantastic Autumn brekkie to kick start your digestion and keep you full of energy for you day of doing as the mornings start to get cooler

2 1/2 cups chopped rhubarb
2 apples (red or green) peeled, cored and chopped
1/3 cup organic brown sugar
1/2 cup water 
1/2 teaspoon clove powder or 5/6 cloves
1 teaspoon cinnamon

Simmer all ingredients on low heat until fruit is soft and mushy.
You can puree in a processor if you like it extra smooth but I prefer the lumpie bits in it !
Makes approximately 3 cups
Refrigerate or eat warm

Accompany with:
This compote is fantastic ~
~ on its own
~ with organic museli or granola and sheeps milk yoghurt
~ with pre soaked walnuts and almonds

Health benefits of Rhubarb:
~ rich in dietary fibre
~ helps prevent cancer
~ can lower cholesterol

~ Enjoy x

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