SPICY MEATBALLS

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=3445 (Serves 6)   Ingredients: 500g minced chicken, turkey, lamb, or beef 1 medium onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed or chopped 2 tsp mild or medium curry powder 2 tsp ground cumin 1 tsp garam masala 1/2 tsp paprika or cayenne pepper 2 tbsp fresh coriander, chopped 1 egg,[…]

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VEGETABLE VERMICELLI

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=3440 (Serves 1)   Ingredients: 1/2 cup roasted vermicelli (cooked) 1 tbs oil 5-6 curry leaves 1 slit green chilli 1/4 sliced onion 1/4 sliced mixed peppers 1/4 julienned carrot 1/2 chopped tomato salt and pepper juice of 1/2 lemon a handful of chopped coriander   Method: Bring plenty of water[…]

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ADDICTIVE AVO SMASH

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=3373 (Serves 1)   Ingredients: ½ ripe avocado 2 cubes goat’s cheese pinch chilli flakes handful pumpkin seeds (pepitas) pinch sea salt and cracked black pepper 1 piece whole-wheat seeded low GI bread, toasted squeeze lemon juice   Method: Put the avocado and goat’s cheese into a bowl and mash using[…]

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PICNIC PERFECT SPINACH AND HALLOUMI MUFFINS

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=3355 (makes 12 muffins)   Ingredients: 250g flour 2 tbs sugar (or honey) 2 tsp baking powder 100ml olive oil 125ml plain low fat yoghurt 180ml low fat milk 1 chilli, de-seeded and chopped (optional) zest of 1 lemon 100g halloumi, grated or cut into cubes (or feta) 300g baby spinach leaves[…]

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CAULIFLOWER CHEESE BURGERS

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=3324 (Serves 6)   Ingredients: 1 very small head of caulifower (about 200g), trimmed and separated into forets 140g tinned haricot beans, drained 85g fresh breadcrumbs 140g mature cheddar 2 tbs chopped fresh fat-leaf parsley a sprinkling of grated nutmeg fnely grated rind of 1 lemon 1 tbs roasted chopped hazelnuts[…]

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CHICKEN, CHEESE AND TOMATO TOAST FINGERS

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=3243 (Makes 8 fingers – Suitable for babies from 12 months)   Ingredients: 2 slices of wholemeal bread a knob of tub margarine 50g cooked chicken, chopped 20g mozzarella cheese, grated 1 tbs snipped fresh chives 1 tbs mayonnaise 1 tomato, deseeded and diced   Method: Preheat the oven grill. Toast the[…]

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LEMONY TUNA & ASPARAGUS SALAD BOX

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=3035 (Serves 2)   Ingredients: 2 large eggs 200g asparagus (woody ends snapped off, spears halved) 160g can tuna in spring water 1 small red onion, very fnely chopped 125g canned cannellini beans, drained finely grated rind and juice of ½ lemon 1 tbs fresh chopped dill 1 tsp extra-virgin olive oil  […]

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BHAJI FRITTATA

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=3002 (Serves 4)   Ingredients: 2 tbsp vegetable oil 2 onions, thinly sliced 1 garlic clove, finely chopped 2 tsp mild curry powder 450g potatoes, coarsely grated and any excess liquid squeezed out 6 medium eggs, beaten 100g frozen peas small pack coriander, roughly chopped mango chutney and natural yogurt[…]

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BREAKFAST PROTEIN BALLS

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=2837 (Serves 12)   Ingredients: 1 cup rolled oats ½ cup ground flaxseed ¼ cup chia seeds ¼ cup raw nuts of your choice ½ cup dried cranberries or goji berries (or a mixture of both) 2–3 fresh dates, pitted and chopped ½ cup almond butter 2 tbsp virgin organic coconut oil, melted 1 tsp[…]

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CAULIFLOWER POPCORN

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=2789 (Serves 4)   Ingredients: 5 cups cauliflower, sliced into small florets 3 tbs olive oil 1/2 tsp parmesan cheese 2 tbs garlic powder 1/2 tsp onion powder 1/8 tsp ground black pepper 1/2 tsp salt   Method: In a large bowl, toss the cauliflower with olive oil, parmesan cheese, garlic powder, onion[…]

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BLACK FOREST HAM AND ASPARAGUS BUNDLES

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=2691 (Makes 24 parcels)   Ingredients: 48 asparagus spears 1 tsp kosher salt 3 cups water 12 thin slices Black Forest ham, halved crosswise 112g soft goat cheese 24 chives or thin green onion strips   Method: Cut asparagus tips into 8cm lengths. Fill a bowl with ice and cold water. Combine asparagus tips, salt, and water in[…]

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AWESOME EGG SALAD WITH A KICK

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=2651 (Serves 8)   Ingredients: 1 doz large eggs 1⁄3 cup trim mayonnaise 1⁄3 cup reduced-fat sour cream or low fat yoghurt or low fat smooth cottage cheese 1⁄4 tsp paprika 3 tbs Dijon mustard 2 tbs horseradish 2 tbs chopped red onion 1⁄4 cup real (but lean) bacon bits 1⁄4[…]

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MUSHROOM MATZO KUGEL

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=2648 (Serves 8)   Ingredients: 2 cups low-sodium chicken broth 4 matzo crackers, broken into small pieces (2 cups) 2 tbs olive oil 1 cup chopped onion 1⁄2 tsp salt 1⁄2 tsp black pepper 250g wild sliced mushrooms (such as cremini, oyster, and shiitake; 4 cups total) 1⁄4 chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley 6 large[…]

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CHICKEN PASTA SALAD WITH CONFETTI VEGGIES

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=2628 (Serves 4)   Ingredients: 280g cooked orzo pasta (preferably durum wheat, like Fatti’s & Monis) 2 cooked chicken breasts, diced ¼ cup each of diced red, yellow & green bell peppers ¼ cup diced carrots ¼ cup petite peas 2 scallions, sliced 1/3 cup dried black currants Salt & black pepper[…]

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HEALTHIER HOMEMADE OREOS

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=2625 (48 sandwich cookies)   Ingredients: cookies: 1 cup all-purpose flour 3/4  cup nutty wheat flour 1/4  cup sugar 15 ml natreen liquid sweetener 2/3 cup unsweetened dark cocoa powder 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/4 tsp salt 12 tbs (170g) lite tub margarine 1 large egg white filling: 6 tbs lite tub margarine, room[…]

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SWEET POTATO CRISPS

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=2551 (Makes 4 to 5 cups) Making your own chips is as easy as 1-2-3: Just slice, fry, and season. Aside from sweet potatoes, try other starchy veggies, like beetroot and pumpkin, which will make for an equally yummy crunchy snack.   Ingredients: 2 medium yellow, orange, or white sweet[…]

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APPLE CINNAMON BREAKFAST BARS

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=2539 (8-12 bars)   Ingredients: 1/2 cup finely chopped almonds 1 cup wholewheat flour 1/2 cup oat bran 1 cup coconut 1 egg 1 cup natural peanut butter 2 cups unsweetened applesauce 1 cup raisins or other dried fruit 2 TB cinnamon 1 TB vanilla extract 1/4 – 1/3 cup raw honey   Method:[…]

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ZUCCHINI CRISPS

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=2514 . Not only is it healthy, it’s inexpensive too! . Ingredients: 5 zucchini (baby marrows) 1 tbs olive oil sea salt and pepper paprika . Method: Cut the zucchini into thin slices and toss in olive oil, sea salt, and pepper. Sprinkle with paprika and bake at 230’C for 25 to[…]

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NO BAKE CHOCOLATE PEANUT BUTTER BROWNIE BARS

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=2488 raw / sugar-free / dairy-free / paleo / vegan / and gluten-free!   Ingredients: 1/4 cup plus 2 tbsp cocoa or cacao powder just over 1/4 tsp salt 2 1/2 cups loosely packed pitted dates 1 cup raw almonds or walnuts 1/2 cup raw nuts of choice 1 1/2[…]

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WHOLE-WHEAT CORNBREAD

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=2442 (Serves 6-8)   Ingredients: 3/4 cup cornmeal 3/4 cup whole-wheat flour 3/4 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp salt 1 3/4 cups buttermilk 2 eggs 1 tbs margarine, melted 2 tbs honey   Directions: Preheat a 26cm cast-iron skillet in a 220’C oven. Whisk cornmeal, flour, baking soda and tsp salt in[…]

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MOCK POTATO SALAD

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=2210 (Serves 10)   Ingredients: 1 large head cauliflower, chopped 1 1/2 cups trim mayonnaise 1/2 cup fat-free sour cream 3 tbs creamy Dijon mustard 1/2 envelope dry ranch dressing/dip mix 2 tbs fat-free orley whip salt 1 cup diced red onion 2 celery stalks, diced 6 hard-boiled egg whites, chilled and[…]

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HEART HEALTHY FATHERS DAY BITE

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=1477 (16-18 clusters)   Ingredients: 240g dark chocolate ¾ cup toasted walnut pieces ¾ cup pomegranate seeds   Directions: Melt chocolate in double boiler. Make chocolate clusters one of two ways: (1)Mix walnut pieces and pomegranate seeds in with chocolate and put spoonfuls of chocolate mixture on parchment paper lined[…]

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RASPBERRY COCONUT MUFFINS

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=688 (12 muffins) Ingredients: 1 cup all-purpose wheat flour 1 cup whole-wheat flour ½ cup sugar or 1 tsp natreen liquid 1 tbs baking powder ½ tsp salt 1 egg 1 cup coconut milk ¼ cup canola oil 1 cup raspberries 1 cup shredded coconut Method: Preheat oven to 200’C.[…]

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CHOCOLATE ZUCCHINI MUFFINS

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=645 (12 Muffins) Ingredients: ¾ cup unpacked Brown Sugar ¼ cup Canola Oil 1 Egg, plus 2 egg whites, room temperature 1 over ripe Banana, mashed 180 ml Fat Free Greek Yogurt, room temperature ¼ cup ground Flax-seed 2 cups grated Zucchini 1¼ cups All-purpose Flour ¾ cup Whole Wheat[…]

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NO BAKE PEANUT BUTTER GRANOLA BARS

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=610 (12 bars)  Ingredients: 7 large pitted medjool dates, soaked 5 tbs hot water ½ cup peanut butter 3 tbs honey 1 tsp vanilla extract 2 cups oats ¼ cup chia seeds 2 tbs ground flaxseed Directions: Line a shallow baking dish with wax paper. I used a 20cm x[…]

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CRISPY BAKED CHICKEN SPRING ROLLS

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=546 (makes about 12 rolls) Ingredients: 1 tbs minced garlic 2 tsp minced fresh ginger 1 tsp sesame oil 1 tbs olive oil, plus more for brushing on rolls 500g ground chicken 1 cup finely shredded green cabbage 2 scallions, finely chopped 1 cup sliced shitake mushrooms 2 tbs hoisin[…]

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SUPER HEALTHY PUMPKIN APPLE MUFFIN FOR KIDS

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=405 suitable for diabetics (16 regular or 30 mini muffins) Ingredients: 2 cups whole wheat flour ¼ cup molasses 2-3 tsp Natreen liquid sweetener 1 tbs mixed spice 1 tsp baking soda 1 tsp baking powder 2 large eggs 2 cups pumpkin puree ¼ cup apple sauce/puree ¼ cup low-fat[…]

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NO BAKE LUNCHBOX BARS

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=397 (10 bars) Ingredients: ½ cup unsalted roasted Almonds, whole ½ cup unsalted dry roasted Peanuts, whole ½ cup roasted Walnuts, chopped ⅓ cup Puffed Rice 1 tbsp Flaxseed Meal ¼ cup Molasses 2 tbsp Honey ½ tsp Vanilla ½ tsp Salt ½ cup Dark Chocolate Chips Directions: Line a cookie sheet with aluminium foil, leaving a couple of inches[…]

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SKINNY BROCCOLI CHEESE MUFFINS

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=305 (6 Muffins) Ingredients: 1 cup finely chopped broccoli, lightly cooked, drained and cooled to room temperature ¾ cup plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour ½ cup quick cooking oats 1 tsp baking powder ¼ tsp salt 1 large egg ¼ cup plus 2 tablespoons milk 2 tbs olive oil 1½[…]

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HEALTHY HOMEMADE MANGO FRUIT ROLL-UPS

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=201 (Makes about 8 fruit roll-ups) Ingredients: 4 cups diced ripe mango (from about 3 large mangoes) Directions: Preheat the oven to 90’C and line two rimmed baking sheets with silicone mats or parchment paper. Puree the mango in a food processor or blender until smooth. Divide the purée evenly[…]

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