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Ricotta and spinach mini muffins

When 3.30pm hits at work, I'm always craving something to get me through the afternoon. My previous afternoon indulgence was a sugar-filled muesli bar. While the 'all grain' 'low fat' wrapper would ease my guilt, I knew it was wrong and there has to be something else. So after my lovely neighbour left a fountain of spinach on my doorstep, I chopped it all up and made these little ricotta and spinach muffins.  Quick and cheap to make, they are the perfect kids lunch-time snack, morning tea and party dish. Chop, mix and bake. As easy as that.  One tip - for any leftovers put them in the microwave for 20 seconds and they are soft, delicious and perfect with a dollop of butter.  Ingredients: ½ cup packed spinach cooked and drained 100g ricotta 2 tablespoons Greek yoghurt 1 egg 50g feta 2 cups self raising flour 1 teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon pepper 50g melted butter ¼ cup milk 10 olives chopped Method: preheat oven to