OUR RECIPES

Loaded Breakfast paw paws

LOADED PAW PAW BREAKFAST BOATS WITH HONEY YOGHURT – Food Lover’s Market

These paw paw boats are packed full of energy releasing goodness. Whole paw paws are filled with dollops of honey yoghurt and topped with an array of juicy fruit, berries and seeds. They are the perfect way to kick start your morning. 

Orange grilled chicken with wedges

ORANGE MARMALADE CHICKEN WITH SPICY WEDGES

Chicken pieces marinated in a simple marinade of orange, marmalade and soy, produce the most tender, juicy and flavoursome chicken. Cooked to sticky perfection on the braai or oven and served with spicy golden brown wedges, this meal is a winner with everyone.

DECADENT CHOCOLATE RED VELVET CUPCAKES

Time for a bit of indulgence this weekend! Who can resist a moist red velvet cupcake, filled with oozy chocolate and topped with lashings of cream cheese. These cupcakes are the perfect treat to beat the winter blues.

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MOROCCAN LAMB STEW WITH BUTTERNUT AND SWEET POTATOES

This is a fragrant stew, filled with spicy North African flavours. Lamb's unique flavour, pairs perfectly with robust spices. In this recipe, we have added butternut and sweet potatoes, to create a sweet balance to this mouthwatering dish.

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SPICY PRAWN & AVO BURRITO BOWLS

These bowls are not only healthy and full of nutrition, they are also totally yummy. Who can resist the big bold flavours of spicy prawns paired with tangy salsa beans, creamy avocado and corn, all served on a bed of nutty brown rice. These burrito bowls are guilt free, mouthwatering pleasure.

Real Food Carrot Cake

This real food / banting carrot cake is compliments of Rita, of the Banting 7 day meal plan, from her personal collection. This moist and spicy carrot cake follows the LCHF guidelines and is the perfect treat to enjoy on a Sunday afternoon with a good book.

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THAI CHICKEN BURGERS

These Thai inspired chicken burgers are a delicious change from the traditional beef burgers that we all enjoy. Take a break from beef and try this healthier alternative. They are light, juicy and packed full of fresh tangy flavour with a bit of a kick. If burgers are your thing, give these a try, they might just become your favourite! 

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Apple Crumble (Vegan)

With the colder months approaching who doesn't love a warm apple pie? With apple season on the horizon, this is a great cost effective recipe to make.

This recipe is courtesy of Michaela from Health Alignment, a online health blogger and vegan recipe developer, who made this recipe using Tru-Cape apples in support of SA Hunger Month. This month, we are fighting Hunger together with FoodForward SA and Truc Cape Apple. You can join us by buying some Tru-Cape Apples or Pears in store.

Its really easy to make, cost effective and is super tasty.

It's apple season and with only 3 ingredients, a versatile apple sauce is one of the best ways to enjoy the tart yet sweet apple flavours - even as a savoury. It keeps for a month in the fridge, or 3 in the freezer.

Home Made Apple Sauce

It's apple season! Make the most of it with this impossibly simple homemade applesauce. Only 15 minutes to whip it together and it keeps for a month in the fridge, or 3 in the freezer. Not only is it free from preservatives, but its incredibly cheap to make too! Great with pork or chicken, pancakes or on top of overnight oats or porridge.

Apple cider roast pork

APPLE AND CIDER ROAST PORK LEG – Food Lover’s Market

Apples and  roast pork, are a tried and tested taste combination. They work in perfect harmony together. Spike it with the sharp, tanginess of cider and this traditional roast becomes mouthwatering. It's simple and easy to prepare and so worth it.

cheesy potato onion galette

CHEESY POTATO AND ONION GALETTE

Potatoes and onions are a staple in most homes, but that doesn't mean that they have to be prepared in the same old traditional ways. This galette is a super, delicious way to serve up these humble offerings. Loaded with cheese, garlic and herbs, this simple dish, is totally satisfying and really rather pleasing on the eye too.

Butternut Coconut Curry

BUTTERNUT AND ROOT VEGETABLE COCONUT CURRY

This vegetable curry is the perfect dish to stave off the nippy chill in the air, as we head into the winter months. Nutritious, wholesome veggies are gently cooked in coconut milk, with some fragrant Indian spices, to create a comforting dish for the whole family.

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Superfood Quinoa Bread (Gluten-Free)

Quinoa really is a superfood. As a grain, it is naturally gluten-free and it contains all 8 amino acids, making it a complete protein. If you're new to cooking gluten-free bread, don't be alarmed if it doesn't rise. This recipe is super quick and easy, as long as you remember to soak the quinoa and seeds.

GREEN AVO SALAD WITH CREAMY BASIL PESTO DRESSING

Avocados are not only delicious but extremely full of nutrition. Take advantage of their abundance this season, with this mouthwatering salad, where the avos play the star role. A basil pesto dressing compliments the rich creaminess of the avocados, taking this delicious green salad to new heights. Enjoy!

You can keep it completely plant-based to add a little bit of feta for a salty balance to the salad.

CHARGRILLED PORK RASHERS WITH PESTO SOUR CREAM

CHARGRILLED PORK RASHERS WITH PESTO SOUR CREAM

A few simple ingredients add a zesty bit of zing to juicy pork rashers, in this recipe. Let this delicious marinade do all the work, then chargrill and serve with dollops of creamy pesto. This is a quick and easy dish to enjoy with friends and family.

Lamb Cutlets with Mint Yoghurt

SPICY LAMB CUTLETS WITH MINT YOGHURT AND PEAS

One doesn't have to do much to lamb chops to enjoy their unique rich flavour, but adding the heat of these north African spices and serving it on a bed of sweet, baby peas, with fresh mint yoghurt on the side, just takes it to the next level. This is not a time-consuming dish to make either, so its a win-win on all levels.

QuickSeafoodCurry

Quick Seafood Curry

Quick, simple and delicious! Feel free to add to or replace the prawns, mussels or calamari with whatever seafood you have at hand.

Asian baked Yellowtail

ASIAN INSPIRED WHOLE BAKED YELLOWTAIL

Yellowtail is equally great cooked on the Braai or in the oven. Here we have taken the whole fish and dressed it in lemon and limes, drizzled it with a sweet and spicy Asian dressing, then baked it in the oven until juicy and tender.

Grape and lemon loaf with frosting

GRAPE & LEMON LOAF WITH YOGHURT FROSTING

This grape and lemon loaf is not only really pretty to look at, it is also quite simply, delicious. Grapes might not be the first ingredient that pops into your mind when thinking of baking, but this recipe will definitely change that. The delicate sweetness of the grapes pair perfectly with the citrus tang of the lemon and the richness of the yoghurt. Enjoy while grapes are in season and abundant.

Banting Sunflower Seed Hot Cross Buns

Super Banting Hot Cross Buns that taste just like the traditional buns you are used to! Compliments of Natalie Lawson and the Banting 7 Day Meal Plan Facebook Group. 

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Zesty Orange Vegan Hot Cross Buns

It’s Easter time and the stores are full of fresh, sticky, spicy Hot Cross Buns, so we thought we’d find a recipe that those following a plant-based lifestyle can enjoy too. Courtesy of Michaela Leach from Health Alignment. This simple recipe is one that everyone can enjoy.

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Superfood Hot Cross Buns with goji berries and cacao

It's Easter time, and hot cross buns are everywhere but with their fruit and spicy flavours they are so easy to tweak to a healthy alternative packed with anti-oxidants and vitamins. Try our buns with added superfood ingredients.

CHocolate Ganache Tart with Roasted Figs

Chocolate Ganache Tart with Honey Roasted Figs

 

What sounds more decadently indulgent than figs and chocolate! Fresh sweet juicy figs delicately roasted in honey and served on a silky smooth rich chocolate ganache. These flavour combinations work in perfect harmony together. This tartlets are the befitting treat for any occasion. 

FLM Bacon Potato Bake Recipe

CARAMELISED ONION & BACON, POTATO BAKE

Enjoy this creamy, cheesy potato bake, as an accompaniment to almost any other dish, or even as a meal all on its own. Who can resist this kind of comfort food? Here we have notched it up, by adding a bit of texture, with salty pieces of crispy bacon and caramelised onions for a hint of sweetness.