Cooking from the heart

Affordable, tasty and healthy recipes for the whole family.

1st edition

1st Edition - Recipes for the whole family

Cooking from the heart 1

The recipes in this book were selected from family favourites contributed by people all over South Africa. These have been adapted to follow the guidelines of the Heart and Stroke Foundation SA (HSFSA). Healthy eating is important for the whole family and not only for the person affected by a lifestyle disease. Healthy food doesn’t have to be expensive or bland and boring. With these affordable and tasty recipes we want to encourage you and your family to gradually make changes to the way you eat and cook.

Find these recipes in this book

African salad with a twist

Apple and cinnamon muffins

Apple pudding

Baked fish with tomatoes

Baked sticky pudding

Banana bread

Beef sishebo with beans

Beef stew with vegetables

Bread pudding

Broccoli and cauliflower with a creamy sauce

Brown lentil patties

Brown rice and tuna salad

Buttermilk and cheese bread

Buttermilk marinated chops

Butternut and sweetcorn bake

Butternut soup

Chicken à la king

Chicken and corn soup

Chicken biryani

Chicken pasta with broccoli

Chicken pie

Chicken stir-fry

Chocolate cake

Chutney chicken

Coleslaw with apple and yoghurt

Cottage pie with sweet potatoes

Creamy mashed potatoes

Crustless vegetable quiche

Fish cakes with pilchards

Green goddess pasta salad

Hearty bean soup

Homemade brown bread

Homemade chicken stock

Lemon cheesecake

Lemon chicken

Lentils and rice

Mac and cheese with lentils

Masala chicken with potatoes

Mealie bread

Meat balls

Milk tart

Mushroom soup

Oat cookies

One-pot chicken

Oven-baked chips

Pancakes with fruit

Pasta with tuna and peas

Pearled wheat and spinach salad

Pork sosaties

Potato salad

Ratatouille with eggs

Roasted vegetables with pasta




Snoek with apricot jam

Spaghetti bolognese

Spicy pilchard stew

Spicy red lentil and vegetable soup

Spicy samp and beans

Steak with mushroom sauce

Stew with beef and tomatoes

Sweetcorn fritters

Three bean salad

Tuna bake

Tuna pie with potato topping

Vegetable curry bunny chow

Vegetable soup with mince

Whole roasted peri-peri chicken

Yummy potato bake

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