Meatfree Monday: Warm Roasted Butternut and Lentil Salad

To drop those kilos with Herbalife, the programme includes 2 shakes a day, healthy snacks, as well as a healthy meal. The shake makes 2 of your meals easy, but are you stumped for the third? This warm winter salad includes colourful veggies, lean protein, healthy fats, not to mention a delicious flavour pop!   Ingredients: 1 […]

Meatfree Monday Roundup

Making Mondays meatless has never been this easy (+ healthy + delicious). So what’s for dinner?  Meatfree Monday Brupper Omelette       10-min Cheatza  Veggie Burgers   Chickpea, Butternut, And Coriander Fritters with Coconut Cream    Curried Butternut Soup with Homemade Yogurt Bread    Veggy Scramble Wrap    Aubergine Stack with Hummus and Tomato […]

Gluten Free, Low Fat A-MAIZE-ing Savoury Muffins

  MIELIES, as we call them in South Africa; the much over-looked naturally gluten-free staple of many African countries. Did I mention gluten-free and cheap? (Seems somewhat of an oxymoron, as most gluten-free foods cost a wheatless fortune!)   Ingredients: 2 cups mielie meal 4 cups water salt and pepper to taste 1-2 tsp cayenne […]

The Green Monster Goes Rogue

Meet the Bircher Muesli – Green Monster lovechild: Ingredients (2 servings): 4 Tbsp Herbalife Formula 1 1 banana 2 Tbsp hemp seed powder 1/2 avocado 3 spinach leaves 1 apple 1 cup oatmeal 2 Tbsp. mixed seeds 1 cup plain yogurt honey to drizzle Directions: Juice the apple and spinach. Add to a blender along […]

Meatfree Monday: Coconut Curried Lentil Wrap

Ingredients: 1 can coconut milk 1 cup lentils 2 cups water 1  onion, finely chopped 2 Tbsp. olive oil 1 Tbsp. finely chopped peeled fresh ginger 2 chopped garlic cloves 1 Tsp cumin 1 Tsp ground coriander 1 Tsp tumeric 1 Tsp salt Wraps, lettuce, avo, and sweet chilli sauce to serve Directions: Fry up […]

Meatfree Monday: Fabulous Mini Frittatas

I always feel so chuffed when someone takes something I’ve made for them and makes it even tastier (and usually better looking) – like my sister’s mini frittatas. The photo does them absolutely no justice! Frittatas are great as a meal with some salad or sides, or as a high protein, low carb snack: To […]

Meaty Monday (Vegetarians, Shield Your Eyes!)

Tempted? Perfectly pink steak is enough to upset the Meatfree Monday applecart. Do I feel guilty? Not at all! I often end up having a “Tofu Tuesday” or “Vegan Vednesday” anyway, so the planet will allow me a meaty Monday every now and then. Steak and Salad with Horseradish, Onion Marmalade and Avo: Link of […]

Meatfree Monday: Low Carb Leek, Cauli, and Coconut Soup

So, we already know that cauli is perfect low carb substitute for pizza base, mash, and rice. It also works wonders in a Leek & Potato Soup Makeover. And instead of heavy cream, I used coconut milk, which is even more delicious IMHO (Acronym Alert!). Ingredients: 4 leeks, chopped. PS – you can use the leaves! […]

Meatfree Monday: Cool as a Creamy Cucumber Soup

Taste first, judge after! For some reason, I had 3 cucumbers in the fridge – far too much gherkin for one gal to take. So Google helped me find a creamy cucumber soup recipe, and it was actually rather delicious. Ingredients: 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 small onion, diced 1 […]

Meatfree Monday: Don’t Be Chicken Wrap

Chicken wrap? Talking crap… Meatfree Monday Style, I used Fry’s Chicken-Style Strips: What I like about them: Vegan A Non GM Product High in Protein Source of Fibre No Added Preservatives No Artificial Colours I fried mine up with tomato paste, chilli, onion and garlic; then served up with some salad and coleslaw. Easy!  

Meatfree Monday: Aubergine Tower Power

Eggplant, aubergine, brinjal… whatever the name, it taste the same! And it’s goood! Ingredients: 1 ginormous/ 2 medium/ 3 puny eggplants 1 cup chopped spinach 1 cup chopped tomato 1 large onion 1 tsp. chopped garlic 2 tsp. dried oregano black and cayenne pepper to taste salt to taste 2 tbsp. balsamic vinegar Olive oil […]

Meat Free Monday: Veggie Scramble Wraps

Is it too soon for another Meat Free Monday Brupper? Or may I please just have breakfast for every meal of the day? Spot the peanut butter… 🙂 After a holiday sans-veggies, my body was crying for some vegetation. Simply chop up every veggie you have in the fridge, scramble with eggs, and wrap it […]

Meat Free Monday: Warm Health Bread and Spiced Butternut Soup

Warm, hearty bread steamy from the oven, and a hot butternut soup with spices tickling at your nose… what could be cosier? And like my low fat, sugar free bananabread and beer bread.. no kneady yeast necessary! 1. Bread Ahead Ingredients: 500 ml Plain Yoghurt 2 Tbsp Honey 2 cups Nuttywheat Flour 1 cup White Flour […]

Meat Free Monday: Good Golly, she made that with Cauli?

Clever, clever cauliflower makes for a brilliant low-calorie substitute in some of your favourite carby treats. Meat-Free Monday friendly to boot! 1. Smashing! Ingredients: 1 Large Cauliflower Head 2 Garlic Cloves Black Pepper 3 Cups Low Sodium Vegetable Broth ( Chicken Broth Works Too) Directions Cut off large stems of cauliflower and chop up the […]

Meat Free Monday: Butternut and Chickpea Fritters

Meat Free Magic… Ingredients 400 g butternut squash, peeled & cut into 1-2 cm cubes 1 tbsp honey 1/4 tsp cinnamon 1 tbsp olive oil 1 tin cooked chickpeas, rinsed & drained 40 gr (1/3 cup) polenta/oats/flour (or breadcrumbs) plus extra for coating 1 tbsp garam masala 2 tsp ground cumin 1 tbsp finely chopped […]