The Best Hummus

The Best Hummus

by Dr Eden Lurie Health facts: Chickpeas are high in fiber and protein as well as antioxidants. Recent studies have shown that eating a single portion of chickpeas (or red lentils) promotes the feeling of satiety after meals, contributing to improved weight...

Mexican Chargrilled Corn Salad 

Mexican Chargrilled Corn Salad 

Mexican Chargrilled Corn Salad     MEXICAN CHARGRILLED CORN SALAD by Dr Caela Van Niekerk Ingredients: - 6 x corn cobs, husks removed - 1 x bunch of fresh coriander (approximately 30g), finely chopped leaves & stalks - 1 x red onion/spring onion, very...

The power of fibre

The power of fibre

The Power of fibre ( delicious soup recipe included) by Dr Eden Lurie   Let’s talk about fibre. Fiber is a type of plant based carbohydrate that is not able to be broken down and digested by our body, so it passes all the way to the large intestine where it is...

Pink Lentil and Carrot Soup

Pink Lentil and Carrot Soup

Pink Lentil and Carrot Soup by Amanda Oakes-Cornellissen   This simple soup is packed with flavour, protein and anti-oxidants. It works as a starter, a main course with some bread or even a midafternoon snack. Recipe serves 4 Ingredients: 1 packet of pink lentils...

Apple Pie Oatmeal

Apple Pie Oatmeal

By Dr Yakira Mishan This is a delicious and filling plant-based breakfast which is ideal for a colder winter's morning. The oats are packed with fibre and naturally aid in lowering cholesterol. The apples are a tasty and hearty addition but are also packed with fibre...

Chocolate Protein Brownies

Chocolate Protein Brownies

Sweet potato brownie heaven These brownies are without a doubt the most gooey, mouth-watering and delicious brownies that are so easy to whip up. In addition to being delicious they are also very healthy, as they are gluten free, high in protein (3.9g per brownie...

Chilli Beans

Chilli Beans

Emma Bergh (registered dietician) -@herdeliciousdiary Recipe for 4-6 with leftovers! Ingredients:   1 T olive oil1 chopped onion2 garlic cloves, minced1 red pepper dicedsmall chopped chili1t cumin, coriander, cayenne pepper, smoked paprika powder, pinch of...

Healthy Chocolate Spread Recipe

Healthy Chocolate Spread Recipe

Ingredients: 1 tin black beans (rinsed and drained) 4 T cocoa powder 1 t salt 4 T honey/date paste 2 T coconut oil 2 t vanilla essence 6 T hazelnut butter/ any other nut butter Method: Blend together until smooth. Store in a glass jar. Can be kept in the fridge for up...

Plant packed stir-fry

Plant packed stir-fry

Stir-fry is a great weeknight meal as it is very quick to make and you can use almost anything which is in season or in your fridge. This is a recipe for a tofu and peanut stir-fry with wholegrain rice Ingredients: 250g of sliced mushrooms 4-5 baby marrows thinly...

Mexican Zucchini Boats

Mexican Zucchini Boats

These easy to make Mexican boats are as tasty as nachos but unprocessed and filled with fiber, phytonutrients and protein Ingredients: 5 large baby marrows 50g baby tomatoes 1.5 cups of black beans(canned or raw which have been soaked and boiled) 2 Mielies/sweet corn(...