Dinner Recipes
Turmeric-Coated Angel Fish
Fish is a wonderful protein source, while being low in carbs and a source of healthy fats. It's also delicious, simple to make and pairs with any veggies you have available. Happy cooking !
Herb-Crusted Angel Fish
I have been having so much fun with Angel fish lately, but you can really use any white fish in this recipe. I find it goes wonderfully with chopped avocado and roasted sweet potato wedges. Happy cooking !
Gluten Free Pesto Pasta
Sometimes, when its cold outside and you're feeling hungry, pasta just hits the perfect spot. Dollop with your own homemade pesto and roasted baby tomatoes for the perfect winter meal.
Homemade Basil Pesto
Make your own fresh basil pesto, easy, tasty and super healthy! Stir into pasta, dollop onto salad or use as a dip with your fresh veggies.
Rice Carbonara (cream-free!)
I'm focusing on healthy versions of family favourites at the moment, and a carbonara had to make the list. Warm up with this creamy, cream-free carbonara this winter!
Roast Chicken with Veggies
We all love a Sunday Roast and now that it's winter, it's time to indulge in these family favourites. Pair this roasted chicken with some seasonal roasted veggies and a glass of red wine!
Cornflake-Crumbed Chicken Thighs
Love a good old chicken schnitzel but staying away from the bad stuff? Stay inventive with your food and make it exciting for everyone with healthy spins on good old favourites :) Try these cornflake-crumbed chicken thighs and you will be converted :)
Tuna Bake
This tuna bake is an easy-to-make family meal that is suitable for a simple weekday dinner. It will warm you up from the inside, while being healthy and yummy too!
Quinoa & Zucchini Rounds
I love to pair these with seasonal avocado, homemade hummus and sprouts or micro greens. I've also topped one with chicken strips before - very versatile and very yum!
Avocado Coleslaw
Swap out the traditional, fatty coleslaw for this yummy healthy option. It's super fresh and healthy, packed with essential fats from avocado and vitamin-rich veggies.
Apple & Fennel Salad
This is a summer family favourite. So fresh and crisp, it’s ideal for a hot summer’s day.
Strawberry Salad
Summer marks the start of fresh and colourful salads. Brighten up your day with this fresh strawberry salad.
Chickpea Cakes with Yogurt & Tahini dip
These chickpea cakes are pretty much just hummus in a patty. Show your taste buds how good vegetarian can really taste.
Chunky Moroccan Veggie Tagine
This Chunky Moroccan Veggie Tagine has a rich and flavourful base with chunky spiced veggies to keep you fulfilled. Tone the spices up or down to suit your taste buds - this is always a family favourite.
Coconut Lentil Dhal
Reach for the colours with this Coconut Lentil Dhal. I'm loving the combination of creamy and spicy as I delve my way through this delicious meal.
Chicken Pineapple Curry
I've mixed 2 things that I love - curry and pineapple. Impress your guests with this beautiful presentation and yummy curry combination of sweet and spicy.
Egg Fried Rice
This is the easiest and hassle-free dish to make. Time to get oriental with this egg-fried rice dish.
Curried Cauliflower Soup
Winter's not over just yet friends. Let me warm you up with this Curried Cauliflower Soup.
Thai Green Chicken Curry
Indulge with a taste of Thai. This Thai Green Chicken Curry is an easy-to-make dinner party favourite or family meal.
Tomato & Basil Soup
Warm up this evening with a bowl of tasty tomato soup.
Red Lentils & Spicy Veggies
Ideal for those quick whip-me-up dinners that require minimal effort and minimal time. Hits the right spot for any lover of spicy foods. Warning: This is not for the feint hearted!
Green Veggie Soup
This thick, warm, comforting soup is so delicious and so healthy, you will hardly believe it. It's a definite go-to for wintery evenings and is a great part of any detox diet.
Ratatouille
Warm, comforting and versatile - the perfect wintery meal. Dish up as a main or combine this ratatouille with noodles and a protein. Goes well with chicken or tuna and keeps for work lunch the next day.
Cos Lettuce Cups
Party platters that are homemade and fresh - the best! Next time you stop to pick up some snacks from the store, remember how easy it is to whip up something at home. Minimal effort - extra taste, extra healthy!
Moroccan Beef Burgers
Ever thought of making your own burgers? Homemade is the way to go and super easy too! Try out these tasty Moroccan burgers, something the whole family will love.
Coconut Cauliflower Curry
Winter is starting in Cape Town - time for warm and comforting foods. This wholesome curry is packed with veggies and chickpeas and cooked in coconut milk, making it both vegan and gluten free.
Mixed Tomato Salad
This fresh, summery salad is a great accompaniment to a healthy meal. Whether it's a cottage-cheese stuffed chicken breast, a seared tuna steak, or a tasty beef fillet, this salad does the trick.
Seared Tuna Steak with Pistachio Dressing
This is a family favourite, usually whipped up by my father, the seafood master chef. Enjoy with wasabi, ginger and delicious pistachio dressing.
Cottage Cheese-Stuffed Chicken Breast
This recipe is homey, comforting, easy and tastes amazing. Pair these chicken breasts with salad or steamed green veggies for a healthy lunch or dinner option.
Curried Quinoa Bowl
Start off your week on a healthy note with this tasty curried quinoa bowl. It's vegan and gluten free and the flavours pull through to provide an amazing and comforting dish.
Tuna Fishcakes
Easy, fun and delicious. These tuna fishcakes are great with hummus or avo and make a delish healthy dinner
Lunch Recipes
Turmeric-Coated Angel Fish
Fish is a wonderful protein source, while being low in carbs and a source of healthy fats. It's also delicious, simple to make and pairs with any veggies you have available. Happy cooking !
Herb-Crusted Angel Fish
I have been having so much fun with Angel fish lately, but you can really use any white fish in this recipe. I find it goes wonderfully with chopped avocado and roasted sweet potato wedges. Happy cooking !
Gluten Free Pesto Pasta
Sometimes, when its cold outside and you're feeling hungry, pasta just hits the perfect spot. Dollop with your own homemade pesto and roasted baby tomatoes for the perfect winter meal.
Homemade Basil Pesto
Make your own fresh basil pesto, easy, tasty and super healthy! Stir into pasta, dollop onto salad or use as a dip with your fresh veggies.
Rice Carbonara (cream-free!)
I'm focusing on healthy versions of family favourites at the moment, and a carbonara had to make the list. Warm up with this creamy, cream-free carbonara this winter!
Roast Chicken with Veggies
We all love a Sunday Roast and now that it's winter, it's time to indulge in these family favourites. Pair this roasted chicken with some seasonal roasted veggies and a glass of red wine!
Cornflake-Crumbed Chicken Thighs
Love a good old chicken schnitzel but staying away from the bad stuff? Stay inventive with your food and make it exciting for everyone with healthy spins on good old favourites :) Try these cornflake-crumbed chicken thighs and you will be converted :)
Tuna Bake
This tuna bake is an easy-to-make family meal that is suitable for a simple weekday dinner. It will warm you up from the inside, while being healthy and yummy too!
Quinoa & Zucchini Rounds
I love to pair these with seasonal avocado, homemade hummus and sprouts or micro greens. I've also topped one with chicken strips before - very versatile and very yum!
Avocado Coleslaw
Swap out the traditional, fatty coleslaw for this yummy healthy option. It's super fresh and healthy, packed with essential fats from avocado and vitamin-rich veggies.
Apple & Fennel Salad
This is a summer family favourite. So fresh and crisp, it’s ideal for a hot summer’s day.
Strawberry Salad
Summer marks the start of fresh and colourful salads. Brighten up your day with this fresh strawberry salad.
Chickpea Cakes with Yogurt & Tahini dip
These chickpea cakes are pretty much just hummus in a patty. Show your taste buds how good vegetarian can really taste.
Chunky Moroccan Veggie Tagine
This Chunky Moroccan Veggie Tagine has a rich and flavourful base with chunky spiced veggies to keep you fulfilled. Tone the spices up or down to suit your taste buds - this is always a family favourite.
Coconut Lentil Dhal
Reach for the colours with this Coconut Lentil Dhal. I'm loving the combination of creamy and spicy as I delve my way through this delicious meal.
Chicken Pineapple Curry
I've mixed 2 things that I love - curry and pineapple. Impress your guests with this beautiful presentation and yummy curry combination of sweet and spicy.
Egg Fried Rice
This is the easiest and hassle-free dish to make. Time to get oriental with this egg-fried rice dish.
Curried Cauliflower Soup
Winter's not over just yet friends. Let me warm you up with this Curried Cauliflower Soup.
Thai Green Chicken Curry
Indulge with a taste of Thai. This Thai Green Chicken Curry is an easy-to-make dinner party favourite or family meal.
Tomato & Basil Soup
Warm up this evening with a bowl of tasty tomato soup.
Red Lentils & Spicy Veggies
Ideal for those quick whip-me-up dinners that require minimal effort and minimal time. Hits the right spot for any lover of spicy foods. Warning: This is not for the feint hearted!
Green Veggie Soup
This thick, warm, comforting soup is so delicious and so healthy, you will hardly believe it. It's a definite go-to for wintery evenings and is a great part of any detox diet.
Ratatouille
Warm, comforting and versatile - the perfect wintery meal. Dish up as a main or combine this ratatouille with noodles and a protein. Goes well with chicken or tuna and keeps for work lunch the next day.
Cos Lettuce Cups
Party platters that are homemade and fresh - the best! Next time you stop to pick up some snacks from the store, remember how easy it is to whip up something at home. Minimal effort - extra taste, extra healthy!
Moroccan Beef Burgers
Ever thought of making your own burgers? Homemade is the way to go and super easy too! Try out these tasty Moroccan burgers, something the whole family will love.
Coconut Cauliflower Curry
Winter is starting in Cape Town - time for warm and comforting foods. This wholesome curry is packed with veggies and chickpeas and cooked in coconut milk, making it both vegan and gluten free.
Mixed Tomato Salad
This fresh, summery salad is a great accompaniment to a healthy meal. Whether it's a cottage-cheese stuffed chicken breast, a seared tuna steak, or a tasty beef fillet, this salad does the trick.
Seared Tuna Steak with Pistachio Dressing
This is a family favourite, usually whipped up by my father, the seafood master chef. Enjoy with wasabi, ginger and delicious pistachio dressing.
Cottage Cheese-Stuffed Chicken Breast
This recipe is homey, comforting, easy and tastes amazing. Pair these chicken breasts with salad or steamed green veggies for a healthy lunch or dinner option.
Curried Quinoa Bowl
Start off your week on a healthy note with this tasty curried quinoa bowl. It's vegan and gluten free and the flavours pull through to provide an amazing and comforting dish.
Tuna Fishcakes
Easy, fun and delicious. These tuna fishcakes are great with hummus or avo and make a delish healthy dinner
Breakfast Recipes
For the Kids – Banana Bread!
I've teamed up with Chef Michelle to bring you this delicious one for the kids, and maybe a few slices for you too! Thanks to Michelle for sharing her kids favourite banana bread recipe with us :)
Reset Green Juice
This is the ultimate reset juice for your Monday morning. It always leaves me feeling refreshed, reset and healthy.
Protein Pancakes
My brother has a magic recipe - i'm not quite sure how he made it up but i's to die for! This is the perfect post-workout protein pancake, providing your body with a good mix of complex carbohydrates, essential fats and powerful protein.
Breakfast Bars
On-the-go breakfast or mid-morning coffee snacks - I've got you! These bars are high in complex carbohydrates, making them the ideal energy-sustaining mid-morning snack. Pack these gluten-free goodies into your lunch box!
Soaked Oaty Breakfast
This has been my new winter staple breakfast. Soaked Oats are easy to make and are warm and comforting to keep your tummy full in the cold wintery months.
Baked Apples
Sweet, satisfying and incredibly delicious. These baked apples are perfect for breakfast or as a healthy dessert option. Being naturally sweet, there is no need to add sugar or honey - simply enjoy nature's natural sweetness.
Pineapple Smoothie
Just pure goodness packed into one delicious and colourful glass. Make this tasty, fresh energy booster your digestion friend.
Simple Summer Berry Smoothie
Berries are a wonderfully magical fruit. Packed with health benefits to say the least, these powerful fruits are low in calories and have a sweet, satisfying taste.
Drue’s Special Homemade Granola
The perfect way to start your day - try out this recipe for homemade granola and you will never look back.
Snacks & Treats Recipes
For the Kids – Banana Bread!
I've teamed up with Chef Michelle to bring you this delicious one for the kids, and maybe a few slices for you too! Thanks to Michelle for sharing her kids favourite banana bread recipe with us :)
Homemade Basil Pesto
Make your own fresh basil pesto, easy, tasty and super healthy! Stir into pasta, dollop onto salad or use as a dip with your fresh veggies.
Sweet Potato Brownie
For the LOVE of chocolate! Who ever thought of using sweet potato to make a chocolate brownie...well here you go! Enjoy :)
Lemon Bliss Balls
These lemony treats are the perfect tea time snack for mid-morning or late afternoon, paired with a cup of tea or a fresh juice. This is the kind of recipe you can play with. With so few ingredients, try adding your own spark.
Summer Ice Lollies
Hot summers day, relaxing in the pool, refreshing ice lollies, I got ya!
Salted Peanut Butter Biscuits
These gluten-free peanut butter biscuits save my cravings and also make a really cute afternoon tea snack. I hope you enjoy
Goji Chocolate Brownies
Nothing better than a chocolaty treat! Combine these wonderful superfoods into a yummy guilt-free chocolate brownie.
Mini Zucchini Bites
Too cute! I can't resist these mini zucchini bites, made with hardly any ingredients, and hardly any effort. Wow yourself with this simplicity.
Chickpea Cakes with Yogurt & Tahini dip
These chickpea cakes are pretty much just hummus in a patty. Show your taste buds how good vegetarian can really taste.
Breakfast Bars
On-the-go breakfast or mid-morning coffee snacks - I've got you! These bars are high in complex carbohydrates, making them the ideal energy-sustaining mid-morning snack. Pack these gluten-free goodies into your lunch box!
Peanut Butter Muffins
Try out these fluffy, gluten free peanut butter muffins with chocolate chips - a real crowd-pleaser!
Spicy Roasted Nuts
Dinner party favourites and perfect work snacks. These Spicy Roasted Nuts will leave you begging for more.
Gluten Free Bread
Craving the comfort and warmth of homemade bread? Now you can whip up your own gluten-free, sugar-free and preservative-free bread to be enjoyed by the whole family.
Roasted Chickpeas
Looking for healthy work snack that truly are delicious? Look no further, these chickpeas are roasted to perfection. They are a great snacking option, or can be sprinkled over salads and roasted veggies.
Chai-Spiced Biscuits
The trend of Chai is still strong, and for obvious reasons. It's delicious, healthy and particularly warming. Now you can enjoy a treat with your afternoon tea, guilt-free.
Apple Muffins
Feel like a warm treat with your afternoon tea - look no further. These apple and cinnamon muffins are sugar-free and still sweet plus gluten-free and still fluffy and delicious. They definitely hit the spot!
Goji Berry Bites
Nom nom to these delicious goji berry bites. With only 3 ingredients, how can you say no to trying these out. Well know superfood, Goji Berries, lend a unique and fulfilling taste, making these the ideal snack for anytime of the day.
Espresso Chocolate Muffins
Holy Moly! Nutty, chocolatey, delightfully sweet and still healthy - no lies! Combining the flavours of chocolate and coffee to deliver a uniquely delectable taste.
Traditional Hummus
Make your own hummus with minimal effort, and not to mention at a cheaper cost. Pair a carbohydrate (apple or carrot sticks) with hummus for a satisfying and filling work snack.
Assorted Date Balls
Sink your sweet tooth into one of my assorted date balls. Refined sugar-free and gluten-free, these treats are a great way to satisfy any sweet tooth, without de-railing your diet. Each one with a different creative surprise!
Muffin Frittatas
Protein and veggie packed frittatas with a twist. Using a muffin pan makes these the perfect size for a mid-morning snack, lunchbox favourite or dinner party entrée.
Desserts Recipes
For the Kids – Banana Bread!
I've teamed up with Chef Michelle to bring you this delicious one for the kids, and maybe a few slices for you too! Thanks to Michelle for sharing her kids favourite banana bread recipe with us :)
Chocolate Date Biscuits
If you are looking for a chocolate treat, then you have it right here! These are perfect to serve for a late afternoon or evening tea with friends, trust me - they will LOVE them!
Sweet Potato Brownie
For the LOVE of chocolate! Who ever thought of using sweet potato to make a chocolate brownie...well here you go! Enjoy :)
Lemon Bliss Balls
These lemony treats are the perfect tea time snack for mid-morning or late afternoon, paired with a cup of tea or a fresh juice. This is the kind of recipe you can play with. With so few ingredients, try adding your own spark.
Protein Pancakes
My brother has a magic recipe - i'm not quite sure how he made it up but i's to die for! This is the perfect post-workout protein pancake, providing your body with a good mix of complex carbohydrates, essential fats and powerful protein.
Peanut Butter Muffins
Try out these fluffy, gluten free peanut butter muffins with chocolate chips - a real crowd-pleaser!
Wazoogles Protein Brownies
Sometimes we do need to treat ourselves and our loved ones and what better way than with chocolate and hearts. Double up - these brownies are also packed with healthy plant proteins as well as being indulgently chocolatey.
Baked Apples
Sweet, satisfying and incredibly delicious. These baked apples are perfect for breakfast or as a healthy dessert option. Being naturally sweet, there is no need to add sugar or honey - simply enjoy nature's natural sweetness.
Apple Muffins
Feel like a warm treat with your afternoon tea - look no further. These apple and cinnamon muffins are sugar-free and still sweet plus gluten-free and still fluffy and delicious. They definitely hit the spot!
Goji Berry Bites
Nom nom to these delicious goji berry bites. With only 3 ingredients, how can you say no to trying these out. Well know superfood, Goji Berries, lend a unique and fulfilling taste, making these the ideal snack for anytime of the day.
Espresso Chocolate Muffins
Holy Moly! Nutty, chocolatey, delightfully sweet and still healthy - no lies! Combining the flavours of chocolate and coffee to deliver a uniquely delectable taste.
Assorted Date Balls
Sink your sweet tooth into one of my assorted date balls. Refined sugar-free and gluten-free, these treats are a great way to satisfy any sweet tooth, without de-railing your diet. Each one with a different creative surprise!