Welcome to this week’s edition of the HBC Cookbook! This week we have an amazing selection of seasonal recipes, including an apricot salad, coconut ice lollies, a blueberry breakfast bowl and cheese marmite flapjacks. All recipes are created and tested by you, our wonderful community of health bloggers. If you want to be in with a chance of being featured on the HBC Cookbook, post your recipes in the Recipe Sharing group.

Griddled Apricot Salad: Natural Kitchen Adventures

“Apricots, like avocados, seem to have a narrow window where they are perfectly ripe.  Even with their tempting beautiful hint of blush, there is sometimes no way of knowing exactly what level of ripeness you will enjoy, until you tuck in.  If you’ve ever sunk your teeth into a sour bite, you’ll know already how disappointing it can be. ” Read more…

Raspberry Ripple Coconut Ice Lollies: The Plantiful Brunette

“This is one of the first posts on my previous blogs which was also a collaboration I did with ecomil. It is honestly one of the recipes I am most proud of because it looks and tastes amazing! The proportions of raspberry sauce and the creamy filling too a while to get right but I think its the perfect balance of creamy and fruity. Its also the perfect way to cool down in the heatwave we are currently experiencing in the UK.” Read more…

Blueberry Breakfast Bowl: Oat So Delicious

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“How blooming hot has it been in the UK recently? I’m usually a reptile and covered in multiple blankets, so the recent sunny weather makes me feel like a relatively normal human being (I am however sat in my dressing gown whilst writing this…) I really crave light breakfast’s when it’s warm; as much as I love porridge and overnight oats, this yummy blueberry breakfast bowl is perfect for the recent heat wave.” Read more…

Hydrating Coconut Water Ice Lollies: Healthy Living James

“These delicious 2 ingredient ice lollies are so simple to make and are extremely refreshing! The base of the ice lolly is made using coconut water which is very hydrating meaning they are perfect in this heat we are having right now.” Read more…

Cheese Marmite Flapjacks: The Art of Healthy Living

“Woah, woah woah, hold on a cotton pickin’ second what on earth was I thinking putting Marmite…MARMITE…of all things into a flapjack. Ever the one to get experimental, I wanted to try something a bit different, and seeing as Marmite is such a key staple in our house (seriously my daughter cannot handle a day without some form of Marmite in her life!) I figured it made total sense.” Read more…