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Braai-ing under the Milkwood

Everyone LOVES a good braai and with summer here it becomes the next best thing to surfing and beaching! BUT, normally braai’s are not very conducive to “watching the waste-line”, so here I am with my

“Healthy braai tips and recipes for summer” 🙂
Starter / snacks:

  • Healthy and fresh crudités:
  • chop up carrots, cucumbers and peppers into strips
  • Dip into:
  • fat-free cottage cheese and sweet chilli sauce topped with coriander
  • hummus
  • pesto (See the recipes tab for hummus and broccoli + rocket pesto recipes)

Marinated chicken breasts or kebabs

For the marinade use:

  • 30ml soya sauce
  • 15ml Peanut butter
  • 125ml sweet chilli sauce


  • Butternut, Beetroot and roast veg AMAMAMAMAZING salad – my favourite!!! (recipe)
  • Avo salad
  • Healthy Brown Seed Rolls
  • Potato salad (use pesto instead of mago)
  • Other ideas: Braai’d veg kebabs and Mange Toute and Baby Corn salad (recipe)


Poached Pears

  • with fat free yoghurt
  • drizzled with honey
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