Recipe
Chinese Glass Noodles with Bean Shoots
On November 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

Served cold, this light side dish is perfect for warm weather. It makes a popular appearance at buffets in Hawaii, where the cuisine is heavily influenced by Asian culture. Glass noodles are traditionally made from mung beans and have a low GI. They are also called “cellophane noodles” because of their transparent appearance when prepared. […]

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Warm Fava Bean Salad
On November 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

Make this tangy Middle Eastern salad using warmed canned fava beans (broad beans) and enjoy as a simple meal, or serve as a side dish. If you prepare it a day ahead, the flavour is even better. PREPARATION: 15 MINUTES, COOKING: 8 MINUTES, SERVES 5 Ingredients: 1 x 825 g (29 oz) can fava beans […]

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Succulent Eggplant and Tomato Bake
On November 8, 2016 | 1 Comments

This is a slow-cooked Greek eggplant dish that is served during the summer. Prepare it on the weekend and enjoy throughout the week with a Greek salad, some bread and olives. The dish should be moist and glossy from the oil. Eggplant is rich in viscous fibres to lower elevated cholesterol and blood sugar. PREPARATION: […]

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Roasted Vegetables on Couscous with Moroccan Dressing
On November 8, 2016 | 1 Comments

This Moroccan-style dish will impress with its vibrant colours and fragrant dressing. Adding liberal amounts of herbs and spices can significantly boost both the flavour and antioxidant content of your meal. PREPARATION: 20 MINUTES, COOKING: 45 MINUTES, SERVES 6 Ingredients: Roasted Vegetables 2 small Spanish onions, peeled and quartered 2 medium Desiree potatoes, scrubbed well […]

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Chai Latte
On October 3, 2016 | 1 Comments

This warming spiced beverage is perfect for a cold winter’s night. Unlike most chai lattes, it is caffeine-free so you can consume it with the assurance of a good night’s sleep. Spices are medicines you can pull from your kitchen cupboard as they provide strong antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti-microbial properties. The drink is also lactose-free […]

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Crispy multigrain waffles with warm strawberry and rhubarb sauce
On September 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

People fight over these delicious waffles, yet they contain no flour, eggs or butter. With eight wholegrains and four kinds of nuts and seeds, these waffles are very nutritious, high in fibre and a good source of iron. Strawberries raise the antioxidant capacity of your blood and their ellagic acid boosts your body’s natural detox […]

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Real Banana Ice Cream
On September 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Here’s what you should give them when the kids call for ice-cream! You can also use other frozen fruit, such as mango, or add in some berries. This recipe needs to be started the day before. It is the perfect way to use up over-ripe bananas.

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Chocolate Truffle Cakes with Raspberries
On September 30, 2016 | 1 Comments

Want something healthy but indulgent? This super delicious raw-food recipe uses only wholefoods. The nuts and avocado drop the GI, and the dates and raspberries add sweetness and a high dose of antioxidants. To save time, create the truffles in advance and freeze, then whip up the ganache just before serving.

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Smooth Carrot and Orange Soup
On September 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

The striking orange colour of this soup comes from the antioxidants alpha and beta carotene. But carrots also contain lutein and zeaxanthin, which are deposited in the macula of your eyes where they act as a type of “sunscreen” to protect against UV damage and macular degeneration.

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