CHICKPEA FLOUR WRAPS

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=3672   Ingredients: 1 cup chickpea flour 1 cup water salt optional spices to your liking e.g. cumin, coriander, chives, sliced curry leaves etc.   Method: Combine all the ingredients and whisk until smooth. Heat a non-stick pan and pour some of the batter-mixture into the hot pan to form[…]

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WILD MUSHROOM BIRYANI

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=3609 (Serves 5)   Ingredients: For the rice: 2 and half cups par-boiled rice 2-3 bay leaves 4 cloves 2 cinnamon sticks 2 pinch of grated nutmeg 5 green cardamoms 3-4 mace strands 5 cups water salt For the birista: 3 large onions sliced 4 tbsp oil For the mushroom gravy:[…]

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MARINATED PORTOBELLO MUSHROOMS WITH PECORINO CHEESE

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=3508 (Serves 6)   Ingredients:  6 large Portobello mushrooms each 12-15cm in diameter 40 g Fresh breadcrumbs 1 tbsp finely chopped flat-leaf (Italian) parsley 150 g Pecorino, Asiago or Parmesan-style cheese, grated coarse sea salt freshly ground Black pepper marinade: 4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 3 tbsp balsamic vinegar[…]

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GIANT BUTTER BEAN STEW

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=3482 (Serves 6)   Ingredients: 4 x 235g cans organic butter beans or 500g dried butter beans 100ml Greek extra virgin olive oil 3 small red onions, finely sliced 2 large carrots, finely sliced 3 celery stalks with leaves, finely chopped 4 sundried tomatoes, sliced 1kg ripe tomatoes, skinned, deseeded and finely[…]

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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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MUSHROOM & BASIL OMELETTE WITH SMASHED TOMATO

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=3410 (Serves 2)   Ingredients: 2 tomatoes, halved 3 medium eggs 1 tbsp snipped chive 300g chestnut mushrooms, sliced 1 tsp unsalted butter 2 tbsp low-fat cream cheese (to lessen calories, substitute with cottage cheese) 1 tbsp finely chopped basil leaves   Method: Heat the grill to its highest setting and[…]

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HERB PESTO WITH SPAGHETTI

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=3398 (Serves 4)   Ingredients: 100g mixed soft herbs (choose between basil, fat-leaf parsley, mint, chives, dill – or whatever you have in your garden or fridge) 300ml crème fraiche 100g parmesan, grated 100g pine nuts, toasted 200g spaghetti   Method: Put the herbs, crème fraiche and parmesan in a food processor and whizz[…]

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SESAME PANEER WRAPS

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=3393 (Serves 4)   Ingredients: 4 tbs chilli sauce 100g natural low fat yogurt 450g paneer, cut into cubes 100g sesame seeds 2 tbs sunfower oil 1 carrot, peeled and grated ½ cucumber, halved, deseeded and sliced into batons 2 little gem lettuces, shredded 4 small whole-wheat tortillas wraps, heated according to pack[…]

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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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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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ROASTED SQUASH, GOAT’S CHEESE AND ASPARAGUS SALAD

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=3313   Ingredients: 650g/1lb7oz butternut squash, peeled 2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced 2 dried chillies, crumbled 1 cinnamon stick, broken into slices leaves of 1 bunch of sage 200ml/7floz olive oil 5 tbsp balsamic vinegar salt and freshly ground black pepper 2½ tbs brown sugar 55g/2oz fresh goats’ cheese, crumbled 20 asparagus[…]

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GINGER & SESAME SPROUTS

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=3145 (Serves 8)   Ingredients: 800g Brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved 1 tbsp sesame oil small piece ginger, shredded 4 tbsp toasted sesame seeds   Method: Blanch the sprouts in boiling water and drain well. Heat most of the oil in a wok and add the ginger. Sizzle for a[…]

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CAULIFLOWER AND APPLE SOUP

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=3016 (Serves 10)   Ingredients: 2 tbsp olive oil 50g tub margarine 200g onion, thinly sliced 700g cauliflower, very thinly sliced 2 apples, cored, peeled and diced 2 vegetable stock cubes 750ml milk 750ml water salt and freshly ground black pepper 8 tbs single cream, apple matchsticks and a few sprigs of thyme to[…]

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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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APPLE-MOZZARELLA QUESADILLAS

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=2936 (Serves 8)   Ingredients: 2 tbs olive oil 8 wholewheat flour tortillas 2 tbs dijon mustard 2 green onions, thinly sliced (1⁄3 cup) 1 large red apple, cored, quartered, and thinly sliced crosswise (2 cups) 3 cups shredded reduced fat mozzarella cheese   Method: Preheat an outdoor grill to high heat (220°C or higher)[…]

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HARICOT BEAN SALAD

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=2860 Serves 4   Ingredients: 150 g (¾ cup) dried haricot beans 1 tbsp white wine vinegar 1 vine-ripened tomato, chopped 15 g finely chopped flat-leaf parsley 1 red onion, diced 2 long green chillies, thinly sliced 2 tbsp olive oil sea salt and freshly ground black pepper handful of[…]

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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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FILIPINO COCONUT CORN

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=2731   Ingredients: 3 cups reduced fat coconut milk (or substitute half with water) 1 cup rolled oats 1 can creamstyle sweetcorn 1/2 cup honey   Method: Heat the coconut milk in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add the rolled oats and cream style corn. Lower the heat and bring to a simmer. Cook for[…]

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OAT AND POTATO CUTLETS

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=2716 (Makes 6)   Ingredients: 1 cup oats 5 Potatoes 2 chopped green chillies 1 chopped onion 1 teaspoon pepper 1 teaspoon chaat masala Salt according to taste Olive oil   Method: Boil and mash the potatoes, add oats, onion and green chillies, pepper, chaat masala and salt and mix[…]

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VINNAIGRETTE FOR GRILLED VEGETABLES

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=2601 (1 cup) Ingredients: ¾ cup extra-virgin olive oil 9 jarred anchovy fillets, drained 6 cloves garlic, chopped 3 tbs red wine vinegar 2 tbs drained capers 1/ 8 tsp pepper   Method: Process ingredients in a food processor until smooth. Refrigerate in an airtight container for up to 3 days. Brush vegetables with olive oil; Season with salt and pepper. Grill[…]

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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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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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SWEET POTATO BURGERS

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=2474 (Serves 4) . Ingredients: 1 medium sweet potato 1 1/2 cups drained and rinsed canned cannelini beans 2-3 tbs oat bran 1 tbs tahini or nut butter, softened 1 tsp pure maple syrup (or pinch stevia for sugar-free) 1/4 tsp garlic powder or spice blend salt, pepper, optional cayenne or[…]

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EASY FRENCH TOAST AND FRUIT

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=2283 (Serves 2)   Ingredients: 1 egg 1 egg white 1 tsp Stevia (or your favourite sweetener) 1 tsp ground cinnamon 2-3 slices whole-grain bread (look for brands with extra fibre) ½ cup fresh fruit (peaches, strawberries, bananas, blueberries, or raspberries) 2 tsp sugar-free or real maple syrup (or honey)[…]

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VEGETARIAN PEACH AND MUSHROOM BURGER

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=2272 (Serves 8)   Ingredients: 4 tbs olive oil, plus extra for brushing 1 tsp rosemary (leaves only), chopped 1 clove garlic, crushed 4 tbs lemon juice 8 large portabello mushrooms 2 ripe avocados 4 baby plum tomatoes, roughly chopped 8 ripe peaches (or nectarines) 8 brioche buns 125g mozzarella,[…]

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LEEK CANNELONI

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=2159 (Serves 4)   Ingredients: 4-6 leeks, depending on size ½ bunch of spinach leaves, well washed and chopped 200g ricotta cheese cooking spray ¼ cup oat bran ¾ cup white cheddar cheese   Method: Pre-heat the oven to 160C/140C Fan/Gas 4. Wash leeks and trim off the tough, leafy tops[…]

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COURGETTE LIME AND COCONUT CAKE

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=2145   Ingredients: for the cake: 300g tub margarine 300g dark brown sugar 8 eggs 300g self-raising flour 15g baking powder 200g coconut desiccated 160g grated courgette 50g lime juice for the drizzle: 100g sugar 60g lime juice 40g water for the icing 100g tub margarine 200g icing sugar 30g lime[…]

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BROAD BEAN PUREE

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=2063 (Serves 6) Ingredients: 300g frozen broad beans 2 shallots, finely chopped 2 tbs olive oil 1 clove garlic, crushed 6 mint leaves 3 muffins/scones/rolls 4 tbs creme fraiche 25g wensleydale cheese, crumbled fresh rocket leaves, to serve   Method: Simmer the beans gently in boiling water for 5 minutes,[…]

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BROWN RICE STIR FRY

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=2050 (Serves 4)   Ingredients: 2 tbs canola oil 4 large eggs salt and pepper 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped 3cm piece fresh ginger, peeled, chopped 120g snap peas, trimmed, halved 3 heads baby bok choy, quartered lengthwise 3 cups cooked brown rice 1 tbs fresh lime juice 3 radishes, sliced 2 scallions, thinly[…]

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CHARGRILLED VEGETABLE SALAD

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=1976 (Serves 6)   Ingredients: 2 red peppers 3 tbs olive oil 1 tbs red wine vinegar 1 small garlic clove, crushed 1 red chilli, deseeded, finely chopped 1 aubergine, cut into 1cm rounds 2 red onions, sliced about 1½ cm thick but kept as whole slices 6 plump sundried[…]

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FETA PASTRY PUFFS WITH TOMATO SALAD

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=1747 (Serves 6 as a starter) Ingredients: 2 x 200g pieces Greek-style fetta 1/3 cup finely grated parmesan or vegetarian hard cheese 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1/4 teaspoon dried chilli flakes 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil 2 sheets frozen puff pastry, partially[…]

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SHREDDED GREENS SALAD

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=1653 (Serves 4) Ingredients: 1 cup shredded kale 1 cup shredded baby spinach leaves ⅓ cup shredded brussels sprouts ⅔ cup shredded baby bok choy leaves 1 green onion, thinly sliced 2 tbs lemon juice 2 tbs freshly-squeezed orange juice 2 tbs avocado oil 1 tsp grated orange zest 1[…]

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SPICED POACHED PEARS IN CHOCOLATE SAUCE

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=1641 (Serves 4) Ingredients: for the pears: 500g golden caster sugar 1 cinnamon stick 2 strips lemon zest (use a potato peeler) 1 star anise 1 vanilla pod, split lengthways 5 cloves piece fresh root ginger, peeled and sliced 4 smallest ripe pears, peeled for the chocolate sauce: 200g good-quality[…]

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EGGPLANT PARMESAN WITH A CRISP BREAD CRUMB TOPPING

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=1638 Ingredients: 3 tbs extra-virgin olive oil extra oil for frying 1 onion, finely chopped 3 garlic cloves, very finely chopped 2 cans whole, peeled Italian tomatoes, drained salt and freshly ground pepper 8 medium eggplants, cut lengthwise 1cm thick 3 tbs coarsely chopped basil 450g lightly salted fresh buffalo[…]

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CAJUN SWEET POTATO FRIES

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=924 (Serves 3) Ingredients: 2 large sweet potatoes, scrubbed clean 2 tbs canola oil ½ tsp salt 1½ tsp garlic powder 1½ tsp smoked paprika 1½ tsp dried oregano 1 tsp dried (or 2 tsp fresh) thyme ¼ tsp black pepper ¼ tsp cayenne pepper* 1 tbs brown sugar Instructions: Preheat[…]

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WILD MUSHROOM STROGANOFF WITH FRIED VEGETABLE RICE

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=772 (Serves 4) Ingredients: small knob of butter 1 onion slices 2 cloves of garlic, crushed 600g sliced mixed wild mushrooms 4 tsp paprika 150ml of white wine 100ml vegetable stock 200ml full-cream milk 300g long grain rice 150g vegetables for rice like peas, peppers, zucchini, etc. Method: Fry the[…]

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CREAMY COCONUT CAULIFLOWER SOUP

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=693 (Serves 4)  Ingredients: 1 tablespoon olive oil (rosemary-infused adds great flavor) 1 medium onion, diced 2 medium stalks celery, diced 1 teaspoon garlic puree (approx. 1 clove, minced) 4 large potatoes, scrubbed and roughly cut into small chunks 1 medium head of cauliflower, washed and cut into florets 6[…]

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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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CHILLI CABBAGE

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=573 (Serves 2) Ingredients: 1 tbs coconut oil 1 tsp chopped chilli 2 tbs sunflower seeds 2 cups shredded cabbage ¼ cup vegetable stock Black pepper Directions: Heat oil in a large frying pan. Fry sunflower seeds and chillie until seeds are golden brown. Add cabbage and stock. Stir and[…]

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