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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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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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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CUCUMBER CUPS WITH DILL CREAM AND SMOKED SALMON

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=2670 (24 cups, serves 12)   Ingredients: 11⁄3 seedless cucumbers, left unpeeled 125ml reduced-fat cream cheese, softened 2 tbs chopped fresh dill 1 tspn finely grated fresh lemon zest 1⁄2 tsp fresh lemon juice 1⁄4 tsp black pepper 125g smoked salmon, cut into 24 strips 24 small dill sprigs   Method: Trim ends from cucumbers and cut crosswise into 24 (2cm-thick)[…]

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CARROT PASTA WITH A CREAMY ZESTY GARLIC SAUCE

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=2189 (Serves 1)   Ingredients: For the noodles: 1 big carrot, made into noodles (you can use a veggie noodle/pasta machine or a julienne peeler) For the sauce: 1 full TBSP un-hulled or regular tahini (sesame paste) 1 TBSP good walnut oil (or good olive oil) 3 TBSP fresh lemon juice[…]

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CRANBERRY ORANGE AND NUT LOAF

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=952 (Yields 2 thin loaves) There is actually very little “cake” in between because of all the nuts and berries but it is good. An orange glaze is brushed over the cake after baking which gives it an extra zing. The loaf will not be a tall one, therefore, don’t[…]

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HEART FRIENDLY STRAWBERRY YOGHURT TART

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=934 (Serves 8) Make this strawberry tart as a tea-time treat or dessert and try different fruit flavours of jelly and yoghurt the next time you make it. This low calorie tart is heart-healthy, cholesterol free and suitable for diabetics too. If you have guests with special health diets this[…]

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