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Carrot, Fennel, Citrus and Ginger Soup

This weather can sometimes be confusing, one week it feels like summer is around the corner while the next there is a significant chill in the air. This soup is very versatile and while it offers some winter warmness, it also feels fresh and light on the palate- welcoming in spring. Although this soup is made up of a few simple ingredients, don’t let its simplicity fool

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Zucchini Bread

In this weather, there is nothing better than tucking into some warm, soul- soothing bread - even better if toasted and topped off with a dollop of butter.  Packed with fibre, vitamins, minerals and anti-oxidants, this bread is an equally awesome snack option – try toasting it and spreading a tablespoon of almond butter on it.    The aromas from the spices not only fill the

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Berry and Pear Crumble

What a winter warmer this crumble is. Sticky, sweet and just utterly YUM. This crumble is high in fibre, can easily be gluten free (if you use gluten free oats) and gives a fabulous boost of anti-oxidants. Berries are loaded with vitamins and bioactive compounds such as resveratrol, which powerfully switch on our anti-oxidant producing genes in our body. They have been well researched when it comes

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Cauliflower, Coconut and Leek Soup

This creamy cauliflower soup will warm you up from the outside in and the inside out. Starting with the base we have our allium vegetables – onions, leeks and garlic. These are not only packed with prebiotic fibres which feed the healthy bacteria in our gut, but they also provide us with a good dose the bioactive compound quercetin which powerfully switches on the anti-oxidant producing

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Harissa-Spiced Ostrich Steak and a Roast Vegetable Bulgur Wheat Salad

I am so looking forward to the winter produce this year and it seems that middle eastern flavours are my thing - I suppose it is my heritage after all. Ostrich steaks are a great protein option. If you like a slightly gamey flavour then you will love cooking with them. The Heart and Stroke Foundation of South Africa approved ostrich meat as one of the

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