Frikkadel .. No Meat

Makes 16 These remind me of the frikkadels my mum used to make for us as a family. Growing up in SA they were a firm favourite. Here is a plant based version that is delish, especially with pickled cabbage and jalapeños. You will need: 450g Plant based Mince (I’ve used Vivera) 350g grated Courgette…

Did someone say D🍩NUTS

Makes 12 Ok hands up I love donuts. If I could eat them every day and not put on weight I would .. plus the lovely gooey dough is delicious .. the gluten plays havoc on my digestion though, so when I do indulge I do it knowing they’re not good for me. So when…

One Dirty Burger

I love pulling together buns with delicious fillings for a Friday feast. This is one flavour combo I love. You will need: 1 Burger bun of choice 1 tablespoon Crushed Avocado 1 Portobello Mushroom 1 Burger Pattue 1/2 Onion, fried Lettuce leaves For this burger I used American Mustard & Tomato Sauce.. naughty I know…

Courgette Spaghetti with Pesto

This raw dish is such a treat, refreshing and full of flavour. I love it. It takes 10 minutes to prepare and is such a pleasant surprise when your tastebuds do cartwheels with joy – lol – well that’s what it feels like to me. Makes 2 generous servings You will need: 2 Courgettes, washed…

Awesome Base Salad

Makes 2-4 servings This is such a versatile base to any meal, for a low calorie / low carb day this is perfect for lunch and if you’re not fussed about keeping it light then all you need to add is your choice of protein and you’re there. You will need: 4 cups of salad…

Delicious Tomato & Bean Soup

Makes 4-6 servings What a fantastic soup to have for dinner, so yum, filling and full of good stuff. Enjoy a bowl with a couple of slices of sourdough or ‘Life Changing Loaf of Bread’. Delicious!! You will need: 2 teaspoons Coconut oil 1 Leak, sliced 3 cloves Garlic 1 tablespoon Fresh Thyme, chopped 3…

Apple & Vanilla Protein Smoothie

Makes 2 servings Apple and Cinnamon, a magic combination that hits the spot. Absolutely perfect start to the day. Makes enough for 2 but you may decide you don’t want to share and that’s okay. #simplepleasures You will need: 1 Green Apple, I used granny smith 2 handfuls of Kale or Spinach 1 tablespoon ground…

Mango Chia Seed Pudding

This is a delicious and filling breakfast, full of flavour and so good for you. Makes 2 servings You will need the following: 1/2 cup Chia Seeds 2 cups Almond Milk 1 tablespoon Vanilla Essence 1 cup fresh Mango, chopped 1/2 cup Oats, toasted 1/2 cup dedicated Coconut, toasted In a pan, toast together the…

Crunchy Pear & Pecan Salad

This combination of flavours is delicious, refreshing and crunchy. Makes a generous 2 servings You will need: 4 handfuls baby spinach 1 handful fresh parsley, chopped 1 pear, cored and sliced 1/2 fennel bulb, sliced 100g feta, cubed 1 cup pecans, caramelised 1 tablespoons maple syrup Juice of 1 lemon 2 tablespoons of apple cider…

Glowing ‘Mojito’ Smoothie

Makes 2 large servings You will need : 4 handfuls of kale / spinach 2 tablespoons hemp seeds 1/2 cucumber 6 mint leaves or mint essence Juice of 1 lime Juice of 1 lemon 1.5 cups water Pop all the ingredients into a blender and mix well. Pour over a few blocks of ice and…

Italian ‘Chorizo’ Salad

This is an absolute delight for lunch. Tasty, fresh, bursting with flavour. Makes 3 generous portions You will need: 4 Vegetarian ‘Chorizo’ Sausages 1 Carrot, grated 1/2 Fennel bulb, grated 1/4 Red onion, finely sliced 1 cup Cherry tomatoes, sliced in 1/2 1 Avocado, cut into cubes 1/4 cup Olives 1/4 cup Sun-dried tomatoes 4-6…

Simple ‘Chicken’ Salad

Surprisingly simple & delicious salad, takes 15 mins to prepare and is sooooo satisfying. I love it. Makes 3-4 Servings You will need the following: 1 Tablespoon Coconut Oil / Butter 300g ‘Chicken’ Pieces – I use a chicken substitute. 1 Lettuce or Equivalent Leafy Greens, Spinach, Kale or mixed greens 10-15 Cherry Tomatoes 1…