BAKED PEANUT CHICKEN

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=3433 (Serves 2)   Ingredients: 2 tbsp crunchy peanut butter with no added sugar 1 garlic clove, finely grated ½ tsp ground cumin ½ tsp ground coriander ½ tsp smoked paprika 1 medium egg 2 skinless chicken breast fillets   Method: Heat oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4 and line a baking tray[…]

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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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BREAD & TOMATO SALAD

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=3217 (Serves 6)   Ingredients: 3 tbs extra-virgin olive oil 3 tbs lemon juice 1 small clove garlic, minced 1/4 tsp salt, or less for cardiac health freshly ground pepper, to taste 4 cups diced seeded tomatoes, (1 1/2 pounds) 2 cups cubed whole-wheat or seeded country bread, crusts removed[…]

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SARDINES ON CRACKERS

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=3208 (Serves 4)   Ingredients: 4 whole-grain Scandinavian-style cracker, such as Wasa, Ry Krisp, Ryvita, Kavli 8-12 canned sardines, preferably packed in olive oil 4 lemon wedges   Method: Top each cracker with 2 to 3 sardines each. Finish with a squeeze of lemon. *Eating Well Magazine*   Notes: A[…]

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YOGHURT-BERRY CUPS

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=3194 (Serves 4)   Ingredients: 4 tsp honey 1 cup greek yogurt 2 1/4 cups strawberries, sliced 1 cup blueberries chopped, toasted walnuts   Method: Whisk  honey into yogurt. Spoon 1 tablespoon yogurt mixture into each of 4 parfait glasses or small bowls. Layer each portion with 1/2 cup strawberries,[…]

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MAPLE GLAZED SALMON

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=3190 (Serves 2)   Ingredients: 1 tablespoon maple syrup 1 tablespoon hoisin sauce 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1/4 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper 2 (6-ounce) salmon fillets (about 1 inch thick) Cooking spray   Method: Preheat broiler (oven grill). Combine first 4 ingredients in a small bowl; stir with a whisk.Place[…]

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TANGY TROUT

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=3163 (Serves 4)   Ingredients: 4 trout fillets 50g breadcrumbs 1 tbsp butter, softened 1 small bunch parsley, chopped zest and juice of 1 lemon, plus lemon wedges to serve 25g pine nuts, toasted and half roughly chopped 1 tbsp olive oil   Method: Heat the grill to high. Lay[…]

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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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THAI PRAWN AND GINGER NOODLES

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=3133 (Serves 2)   Ingredients: 100g folded rice noodles (sen lek) zest and juice 1 small orange 1½-2 tbsp red curry paste 1-2 tsp fish sauce 2 tsp light brown soft sugar 1 tbsp sunflower oil 25g ginger, scraped and shredded 2 large garlic cloves, sliced 1 red pepper, deseeded[…]

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ROAST PORK WITH COUSCOUS & GINGER YOGHURT

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=3125 (Serves 6)   Ingredients: 2 pork fillets, each about 500g/1lb 2oz, trimmed of any fat 2 tsp olive oil 3 tsp ground cumin 1 tsp ground cinnamon 4 tsp grated ginger 250g couscous 100g sultanas zest and juice 1 lemon small bunch mint, chopped 200g fat-free natural yogurt  […]

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A BALANCED DIET FOR PREGNANCY

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=3106     Not only must we adhere to our normal routine of eating well balanced meals to get all our nutrients in, but now we must also factor in other important changes  we must make to our diet when we’re considering the fact that we now have to care for a[…]

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FREEZER FRIENDLY CHICKEN TIKKA MASALA

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=3099 (Serves )   Ingredients: 4 tbsp vegetable oil 25g butter 4 onions, roughly chopped 6 tbsp chicken tikka masala paste (use shop-bought or make your own – see recipe, below) 2 red peppers, deseeded and cut into chunks 8 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 2½ cm cubes 2[…]

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EASY FAMILY FISH CAKES

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=3090 (Serves 4)   Ingredients: 350g flaked fish (cod, salmon, smoked haddock etc) 3 spring onions, finely chopped 100ml milk 450g potatoes, peeled, large ones cut in half 75g frozen sweetcorn, defrosted handful of grated cheddar cheese 1 large egg, beaten flour, for dusting olive oil, for frying   Method: Cook the[…]

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PRAWN & COD CAKES

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=3083 (Serves 4)   Ingredients:  250g cod loin, skinless and boneless 175g cooked king prawns, chopped 175g mashed baby potatoes, skin on small bunch chives, snipped zest 1 lemon, plus 1 lemon cut into wedges, to serve 5 eggs, 1 beaten 50g breadcrumbs (or oat bran for a healthier option)[…]

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BIG BATCH BOLOGNESE

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=3077 (Serves 12)   Ingredients: 4 tbsp olive oil 6 smoked bacon rashers, chopped 4 onions, finely chopped 3 carrots, finely chopped 4 celery sticks, finely chopped 8 garlic cloves, crushed 2 tbsp dried mixed herbs 2 bay leaves 500g mushrooms, sliced 1½ kg lean minced beef (or use half[…]

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CHICKEN SWEETCORN & NOODLE SOUP

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=3066 (Serves 8)   Ingredients: 2 large carrots, chopped 2 large leeks, trimmed and finely sliced 2 corn on the cobs, corn kernels cut off 200g vermicelli noodles small bunch parsley, finely chopped For the stock 2 onions, quartered 1 leek, cut into chunks 2 carrots, thickly sliced 2 bay[…]

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COURGETTE POTATO AND CHEDDAR SOUP

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=3054 (Serves 8)   Ingredients: 500g potatoes, unpeeled and roughly chopped 2 vegetable stock cubes 1kg courgettes, roughly chopped bunch spring onion, sliced – save 1 for serving, if eating straight away 100g extra-mature cheddar or vegetarian alternative, grated, plus a little extra to serve good grating fresh nutmeg, plus[…]

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BABY NEEDS CHECKLIST FOR THE FIRST YEAR

It’s surprising how  little we can actually get along with during baby’s first year, especially when you breastfeed, but here is a comprehensive checklist anyway. It is handy to have a guide on what else to get before baby is born, or what to get a friend for a stork[…]

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