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Delicious Dishes!

Every season brings with it new changes to embrace and we’ve put together some truly fantastic recipes that are full of flavor and nutrition to help keep you fit and healthy all year long!

Garlic & Herb Crumbed Hake Fillets

Prep time 10 min

Cooking time 30 min

Servings 4-5


1 box of frozen hake fillets (28oz)

For the crumbs 

2oz almond flour

1 tsp garlic flakes

1 tsp onion powder

1 tsp salt

1 tsp dried basil

2 tsp dried parsley

1 tsp lemon zest

Olive oil to drizzle over fillets

Garnish with rosa tomato and ground black pepper. Once cooked finish off with fresh herbs and serve with a lemon wedge.


Preheat oven to 390F. Prepare oven-pan with non-stick spray. Place frozen fish fillets in a pan and in the oven for 10 minutes. In the meantime, mix the crumbs. Remove from the oven after 10 min and sprinkle generously with the crumbs. Drizzle with olive oil. Use a spray bottle for even distribution of the oil. Place back in the oven for another 20 minutes. Serve with a side of your choice and enjoy.

Chocolate Flapjacks

Prep time 10 min

Cooking time 10 min

Makes 4 flapjacks


8 egg whites or alternatively 4 whole eggs

2 heaped tbsp ground flax seeds

1 heaped tbsp almond flour

1 heaped tbsp raw cacao

1 tsp caramel essence

1 tsp vanilla essence

1g salt

1 tbsp raw honey


Almond butter

Raw honey

Sliced Banana

Berries of your choice

Almond flakes

Cacao powder


Place all ingredients in a shaker with a whisk ball and shake well for 60 seconds. Alternatively, you can mix all ingredients together in a mixing bowl and make use of an electric beater on high speed for 30 seconds. Prepare crepe pan with non-stick spray. Preheat over medium heat. With a tablespoon scoop batter into the pan, use 1/4 of the mix for 1 flapjack. Finish off by spreading the flapjacks with some almond butter, then topping it with sliced banana, berries, raw honey, almond flakes and cacao, serve to enjoy.

Oven Roast Papaya with Banana and Pecan Nuts

Prep time 10 min

Cooking time 15-20 min 

Servings 4


2 medium papayas cut in half with pips removed


2 bananas mashed

1 heaped tbsp almond flour

1/2 tsp salt

2 tsp caramel essence

1/2 tsp cinnamon

2 tbsp raw honey

2oz pecans 

Garnish with 2 crushed Ryvita chia seeds, a drizzle of honey, pecans, fresh thyme and a slice of lime.


Preheat oven to 390F. Prepare baking tray with non-stick spray. Arrange papaya halves on baking tray. Mash the bananas and mix the rest of the filling ingredients into it. Scoop the filling into the papaya halves. Garnish with crushed Ryvita, chia seeds honey and pecans. Bake in the oven till stuffing is golden and the pecans toasted. Serve as is, or with yogurt or custard as dessert. For a breakfast option serve with plain yogurt and enjoy.

Grilled Portobello Mushrooms with Moringa Crumbs and Sundried Tomato

Prep time 5 min

Cooking time 20 min

Servings 4-6


6 portobello mushrooms 

6 tsp Olive oil


2oz almond flour

1 tbsp quinoa

1 tsp garlic flakes

1 tsp onion powder

1 tsp salt

1 tsp dried basil

2 tsp dried parsley

2 tsp moringa powder

1 tsp lemon zest

2oz sundried tomato


1 tbs honey

1 tbs tamari soya sauce

Fresh Basil


Preheat oven to 390F. Prepare baking tray with non-stick spray. Place mushrooms on baking tray,

drizzle each one with 1 tsp of olive oil. Top with sundried tomato. Mix the almond flour, garlic flakes, onion powder, salt, garlic, basil, parsley, moringa and lemon zest together with fingertips till a crumb-like texture is formed. Sprinkle on top of every mushroom. Bake for 15 minutes. Remove from the oven and put oven on grill. Mix the honey and the tamari soya sauce in a cup and drizzle over each mushroom. Place back in the oven and grill for 5 minutes. Garnish with fresh basil and enjoy.