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Delicious Berry Compote

Enjoy these powerhouses of antioxidants, fibre and of course, sweet tasting goodness. If berries are expensive you can you can simply switch to more affordable frozen berries and plan to simmer up a batch of 2-ingredient berry compote on a weekly basis. Berry Compote Ingredients 500g blueberries 500g raspberries 2 tsp vanilla extract 2 tbsp…

Delicious Blueberry Smoothie

(Makes 2 glasses) Ingredients: 1 cup blueberries ½ cup coconut water 1 frozen banana A big chunk fresh ginger, minced Juice from 1 lime 2 tbsp coconut flakes A handful of walnuts Method: Combine the ingredients in a blender and blend for 30 seconds. Taste and add more ginger if needed. Delicious! Recipe thanks to…

Healthier Beef Stroganoff

Ingredients 4 tbsp. olive oil 600g sirloin steak, cut into thin strips salt and pepper 1 onion, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped or minced 300g swiss mushrooms, finely sliced ½ cup white wine 1 ½ cup natural beef stock 1 tbsp. cornflour 1 tbsp. Worcestershire sauce 2 tsp. Dijon mustard ¼ cup Greek…

Zucchini Corn and Cheese Muffins

What a delicious treat! These are not only delicious, but also nutritious because:- Parmesan, cheddar and whole milk are a great source of calcium.- Calcium is vital to building and maintaining bone density as well as being needed for our nervous system to function optimally. For instance, without calcium our muscles are not able to contract…

Healthy Hot Chocolate Smoothie

Having a cup of coffee on gray blanket in bed

If you feel like a healthy hot cuppa, our Nutritionist Nereda Merrin has developed this delicious hot chocolate smoothie. Ingredients 2 cups spinach 6 medjool dates, pitted 2 tsp. vanilla extract 1 tsp. cinnamon powder 2 tbsp. cacao powder ½ cup oats 2 tsp. chia seeds 2 tsp. ground flaxseed (linseed) 2 ½ – 3…

Delicious & Nutritious Breakfast Crumble

Homemade apple crumble with blueberry

INGREDIENTS:    Stewed Fruit 1 kg apples, cut into small chunks (I love to use pink lady or golden delicious)Generous splash of water1 tsp. vanilla extract2 tsp. – 1 tbsp. ground cinnamon   Crumble1 cup rolled oats½ cup desiccated or shredded coconut½ cup almond meal½ cup walnuts, roughly chopped½ cup almonds, flaked almonds1 tsp. ground…

Chocolate Chia Pudding and Berries

Healthy breakfast or morning snack with chia seeds chocolate pudding and blueberries. vegetarian food, diet and health concept.

Serves: 4 Ingredients 1½ cups milk (coconut, organic dairy milk or almond milk) 1/3 cup chia seeds ¼ cup cacao or cocoa 6-9 dates, pitted (adjust to personal taste) ½ – 1 tsp. cinnamon (optional, adjust to personal taste) ¼ tsp. sea salt ½ – 1 tsp. vanilla bean extract (adjust to personal taste) Method Place…

Spicy Sweet Potato and Corn Soup

A warming treat on a chilly evening, this soup will have you warmed through and feeling satisfied without heaviness. You’ll find it delicious and nutritious because: Sweet potatoes are not only rich in fibre (which is fabulous for supporting a healthy digestive system and aiding weight management), they are also loaded with beneficial antioxidants. Sweet…

Quick Vegetarian Stir-Fry

Turn your stir-fry into something special! Not only is this recipe quick and easy, it’s nutritious and allows you to adapt to your own tastes. The recipe uses tofu but feel free to substitute this for prawns or your favourite white or red meat. The magic is all in the special sauce – we hope…

Zucchini & Corn Fritters

From the kitchen of Nereda Merrin, here is a delicious, nutritious treat for you to enjoy, perfect as a full meal or a snack. Ingredients: * 1 cup corn kernels * 1 cup zucchini, grated * 2 tsp fresh ginger, finely grated * 1 small red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped * 2 tbsp. coriander…