Delicious Healthy Eating Recipe Inspiration for Summer
We’re almost midway through January and if your New Year’s resolutions are still standing, then you are doing well. For most, a commitment to healthy eating is one of the first resolutions made and it is also one of the easiest to break. To help keep you motivated we’ve chosen some of our favourite healthy eating recipes to keep you on the wagon and to inspire you to eat food that is not only good for you but tastes delicious too.
Healthy Eating Recipes To Inspire
Be bowled over with these nutritious recipes.
Brunch Quinoa Bowl
A bright and colourful quinoa and millet bowl that is ideal for brekkie, brunch or lunch. Full of protein and healthy fats. Delish!
Salmon and Spinach Poke Bowl
A vibrant and healthy poke bowl with spinach-flavoured rice, salmon, avo, edamame beans and Sriracha mayo.
Green Veggie Bowl with Green Goddess Dressing
This bowl of goodness is beaming with healthy ingredients for a nutrient-rich meal served with a side of green goddess dressing.
‘Carrot Cake’ Smoothie Bowl
A healthy, delicious and filling breakfast or lunch bowl with all the flavours of a traditional carrot cake. Have your cake but in a healthy way, we’re in!
More than just a Salad…
Edamame, Avocado and Noodle Salad with a Ginger, Soy & Chilli Dressing
This dish is idea as a healthy main meal all on its own, alternatively, it makes an excellent side for sticky Asian pork or chicken.
A classic Middle-Eastern salad that is packed with wholesome ingredients and flavour-flav. Scoop up all that salady goodness with crunchy low carb seed crackers.
Mint, Lemon & Olive Oil Marinated Zucchini Salad
This salad is so easy to put together and is full of healthy goodness from the raw veggies, seeds and extra virgin olive oil.
Quinoa Salad with Mint and Lime
A super easy to prepare and zesty salad that makes a great side to a variety of dishes, or as a veggie main on its own.
Asian Steak Salad
If you mention salad as a meal to a hungry man, he may go running in the opposite direction, but not with this beefed-up version. With punchy Asian flavours and plenty of fresh veggies, it’s a surefire win.
Smoked Salmon, Watercress & Mustard Terrine with Sesame Green Beans
Smoked salmon is full of flavour and is rich in healthy fats. This recipe for a layered terrine is a creative way of serving it.
Summer Beetroot Salad with a Herby Dressing
Baby beets are packed with flavour and are little nutrient bombs. They are a great source of folate, manganese, potassium dietary fibre, magnesium, phosphorus, vitamin C, iron and vitamin B6! Lightly dress with a herby dressing and serve with your favourite greens.
Grilled Trout with Poached Egg & Green Beans
Getting a poached egg just right is essential to this dish, the creamy yolk makes the perfect sauce for this perfectly grilled piece of fish. The grilled trout is an excellent source of healthy fats.
Angelfish with Grilled Asparagus & Roasted Garlic & Parsley Dressing
A beautiful, flavour-filled dish that makes use of a SASSI green-listed fish. It is an awesome fish to grill and stays moist and delicious.
Avocado Oil Hummus
Make your hummus at home so that you know exactly what goes into it. Use avocado oil to make it even more nutritious. Serve with healthy crudite for a tasty snack. Note: if you find raw garlic to smelly to snack on during the day, try roasting your garlic beforehand, it adds a wonderful caramelised flavour and mellows out the sharpness.
WATERMELON & LABNEH SALAD WITH GRANOLA AND FRESH MINT
Nothing says summer in South Africa like watermelon. This salad is the perfect side to a braai and brings a fresh sweetness that complements grilled meats. This salad even works as a refreshing summer breakfast.
CHARRED WATERMELON AND BOCCONCINI SALAD WITH HONEY MUSTARD DRESSING
This salad really is summer on a plate. Great for entertaining and so light and refreshing.
Low Carb Recipes
Zucchini Noodles with Chicken, Feta & Kale Meatballs
Zucchini noodles, or ‘zoodles’ as they are known, make an excellent and light replacement for pasta in this dish. Serve with a lighter version of a regular meatball when you make with chicken mince and nutrient-dense kale.
Marinated Baby Marrow with Smoked Snoek
This is an unusual way to serve a salad but makes a great idea for entertaining. The minty marinade coats the marrow and works really well with the snoek.
Creamy Egg Salad Lettuce Cups
Egg salad is always a win, but if you’re cutting carbs, it’s hard to find a vessel to carry the eggy goodness. Switch out your crackers for crispy lettuce cups (baby gem or cos lettuce work best) for a lovely light lunch.
Asparagus, Mozzarella and Parma Ham Parcels
It’s unbelievable how much flavour you can get from three great ingredients – it’s so worth spending a little time to make this delicious starter or light meal.
LCHF Nutty Chocolate Orange Pots
When a chocolate emergency hits, these tasty little pots with a zing of citrusy orange will curb the craving. Low carb and every mouthful is a dream.
LCHF Choc Avo Frozen Yoghurt with Nut Crumble and Raspberries
Got a hankering for something cold and icy? This creamy avo and chocolate frozen yoghurt is a total win, serve with fresh fruit and a crunchy nut crumble.
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