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    The Easy Trout Tartare Recipe You’ll Be Making All Summer Long

    This refreshing trout tartare recipe requires minimal prep and no cooking. A few quality ingredients and you have a crowd-pleasing, effortless appetiser.

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    Trout is a super underrated summer protein. It’s packed with omega-3 fatty acids, Vitamin B6 and B12, selenium and niacin. And what could be better than hitting your protein goals with silky diced fish seasoned with zesty lime, sesame oil, spring onions, chives and a hint of chilli?

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    Try This Delicious Trout Tartare Recipe

    Trout Tartare

    This refreshing recipe requires minimal prep and no cooking. A few quality ingredients and you have a crowd-pleasing, effortless appetiser. Because what could be better than silky diced fish seasoned with zesty lime, sesame oil, spring onions, chives and a hint of chilli?

    Prep Time 15 minutes mins

    Course AppetizerCuisine Healthy

    Servings 6 people

    400 g Boneless, skinless trout (or salmon)1 Shallot, sliced into super-thin rings2 Spring onions, finely sliced1 Tbsp Chives, finely chopped2-3 Limes, one cut into six thin wedges2 tsp Sesame oil1 Tbsp Extra-virgin olive oil, plus extraPinch chilli flakesFresh tarragon or flat-leaf parsley leaves, for garnishingSalt and freshly ground black pepper
    Slice the trout into one-centimetre pieces.Place the shallot, spring onions and chives in a glass bowl. Then add the zest from one lime and one tablespoon freshly squeezed lime juice, as well as the sesame oil, one tablespoon olive oil and a pinch of chilli flakes. Whisk to combine, then add the fish, tossing to combine. Next, taste to check the flavour and add more lime juice, if needed.Divide the tartare between six small plates or bowls and garnish each with a few tarragon or parsley leaves, a drizzle of olive oil and a thin lime wedge.Season with salt and pepper and serve.

    Keyword Easy Meals, fish, Healthy Recipes, No-Cook Recipes More

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    How To Make Perfectly Baked Sweet Potatoes Every Time

    Let’s be honest, we’ve all had a severely undercooked or overcooked baked sweet potato. Well, you’ll never have either again thanks to our recipe that shows you exactly how to bake sweet potatoes to ensure they’re delicious every single time. Thank us later!

    READ MORE: You Need To Make This Yummy Cauliflower Recipe With A South African Twist

    Everyone loves garlicky, well-spiced potatoes. And you’re going to love these sweet potatoes even more. With very few steps, you’ll be able to pop these in the oven and basically forget about them. Who doesn’t love a fuss-free recipe?

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    Whole Baked Baby Sweet Potatoes

    Everyone loves garlicky, well-spiced potatoes. And you’re going to love these sweet potatoes even more. With very few steps, you’ll be able to pop these in the oven and basically forget about them. We love fuss-free recipes!

    Prep Time 8 minutes minsCook Time 1 hour hr 5 minutes mins

    Course Side DishCuisine Healthy

    Servings 6 people

    12 baby sweet potatoes, scrubbed clean and patted dryOlive oil1 tsp Smoked paprika1 tsp Salt 1 tsp Freshly ground black pepper1 Clove Garlic, sliced into thin slices
    Preheat the oven to 180˚C and line a large tray with parchment paper.Place the baby potatoes, about two tablespoons olive oil and the spices in a large mixing bowl. Massage the oil and spices into the skin of the potatoes before placing the potatoes on the baking tray. Bake for one hour or until the potatoes are cooked through and the skins are caramelised in areas. Don’t forget to turn the potatoes once about halfway through the cooking time.Sauté the garlic slices in a little olive oil until just turning golden, then remove immediately from the heat.Remove the potatoes from the oven and serve on a platter drizzled with the garlic slices and oil from the pan.

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    The Mouthwatering Salad Recipe Everyone Will Ask You To Share With Them

    Every person needs that one salad that none of your guests can get enough of and every guest demands the recipe for. This will be that dish. Fresh, crunchy and perfect for South African summer, this is the best green salad recipe. And it’s guaranteed to be on your table every year from now.

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    It’s packed full of uber delicious green veggies like asparagus, green beans, edamame beans, tenderstem broccoli and baby spinach. This certainly isn’t your grandma’s green salad and you’ll thank us for the upgrade.

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    The Best Green Salad Recipe You’ll Ever Make

    Asparagus, Bean and Tenderstem Broccoli Salad

    Every person needs that one salad that none of your guests can get enough of and every guest demands the recipe for. This will be that dish. Fresh, crunchy and perfect for South African summer, this is guaranteed to be on your table every year from now.

    Cook Time 5 minutes mins

    Course SaladCuisine Healthy

    Servings 6 people

    200 g Asparagus (sliced into 3cm pieces)200 g Green beans (sliced into 3cm pieces)200 g Edamame beans200 g Tenderstem broccoli (sliced into 3cm pieces)50 g Baby spinach leaves2 Tbsp Sesame seeds, toastedFor The Dressing:1 Shallot or small red onion, very finely sliced into rings1 Pinch Chilli flakes1 tsp Sesame oil2 Tbsp Olive oilJuice and zest of half a lemonSalt and pepper
    Blanch the asparagus, beans and broccoli in hot water for a few minutes. When just cooked, transfer to ice-cold water before placing in a colander to drain.Whisk the dressing ingredients together, then toss the blanched veggies and spinach together in a large bowl with the salad dressing and toasted sesame seeds.Plate on a large platter and serve.

    Keyword Easy Meals, healthy, vegetarian More

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    Here’s Exactly How To Make Beef Tagliata (It’s Way Easier Than You Think)

    This Beef Tagliata recipe is light and succulent and perfectly complemented by sweet and flavourful roasted Rosa tomatoes.

    READ MORE: I Tried 3 Viral Recipes And Here’s How It Panned Out

    As the temps soar, it’s time to try out some new recipes. And this Beef Tagliata recipe is going to be a summer staple thanks to how easy it is to make. All you need is a good quality, grass-fed beef fillet (get some from Woolworths), a few other ingredients and the know how which you’ll find below. Bon appetit!

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    Beef Tagliata with Roasted Rosa Tomatoes

    This Beef Tagliata is light and succulent and perfectly complemented by sweet and flavourful roasted Rosa tomatoes. Bon appetit!

    Prep Time 20 minutes minsCook Time 10 minutes mins

    Course Main CourseCuisine Healthy

    Servings 6 people

    800 g Good-quality grass-fed beef fillet600 g Baby tomatoes, roastedOlive oilSalt and pepper4 Handfuls Rocket⅓ Cup Pine nuts, dry-toastedFor The Marinade:2 Tbsp Rosemary leavesA few Bay leaves4 Cloves Garlic, peeled2 Tbsp Extra-virgin olive oilFor The Dressing:1 tsp Mustard 1 tsp Honey1 Tbsp Balsamic vinegar2 Tbsp Olive oil
    To make the marinade, pound all the ingredients until roughly smashed. Massage into the meat and leave in the fridge, covered, overnight.Bring fillet to room temperature. Place the fillet over a high heat and grill for at least four minutes on one side before turning over. Once your fillet is cooked to your liking, set aside to rest before slicing. In order to get really thin slices, place the fillet into the freezer for 30 minutes. Because the cold stiffens the meat, you’ll be able to slice more precisely. Then allow the meat to come back to room temperature.Place the rocket on a serving platter and scatter the roasted tomatoes over the leaves. Layer the fillet.Mix all the dressing ingredients together. Drizzle over the steak before scattering over the toasted pine nuts. Season and serve.

    Keyword beef, Healthy Recipes, salad More

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    5 Healthier ‘Adult’ Ice Lollies To Eat If You’re Watching Your Weight

    The latest trend to have at your summer cocktail soiree or your New Year’s Eve party is to serve your drinks frozen. Think margarita… but more lick-able.

    Here are some awesome recipes to make at home this silly season:

    1. Saucy watermelon

    Blitz 2 handfuls of watermelon with 2 shots of vodka in a Nutribullet. Pour into ice lolly moulds and freeze overnight.

    2. Strawberrylicious

    Place 10 strawberries, a squeeze of lemon juice, 2 tsp honey and 2 shots of vodka in a Nutribullet and blitz to combine. Pour into ice lolly moulds and freeze overnight.

    READ MORE: Make These 4 Low-Calorie Cocktails If You’re Watching Your Weight

    3. Pina colada

    Blitz 1/4 cup coconut milk with 1 pineapple (chopped) and 3 shots of rum in a blender. Pour into ice lolly moulds and freeze overnight.

    4. Kinky kiwi gin

    Place 2 large kiwis, 20 basil leaves, 2 tsp honey, a squeeze of lemon juice and 2 shots gin in a blender and blitz to combine. Pour into ice lolly moulds and freeze overnight.

    5. Tequila Sunset

    Mix together 100ml mango juice, 40ml fresh orange juice, 2 tsp honey and 2 shots tequila. Pour into ice lolly moulds and freeze overnight.

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    Zoku In-Line Slow Pop Mould

    “Great popsicle mould. Fits nicely in the freezer and the individual moulds that slot into the holder, make use and cleaning a breeze.” – Ruth, user review

    NutriBullet Blender Combo

    This handy blender needs no introduction. Not only will it be amazing for making ice lollies, but you can also make smoothies, nut butters and soups.

    KitchenCraft Cocktail Jigger

    There are spirit jiggers and then there’s this polished copper finished spirit jigger. It measures 25ml and 50ml, and is perfect for mixing cocktails/mocktails at home. Plus, it’s stunning!

    These are the healthiest ice creams you can eat this summer. Plus: What you need to know if you’re drinking lemon water for weight loss. More

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    The 2 Hangover-Curing Recipes You’ll Need This Weekend

    Searching for hangover cures? These two cocktails are guaranteed to make you feel a whole lot better and with minimal fuss.

    The Science Behind Why A Blood Mary Is One Of The Best Hangover Cures

    They contain tomato juice and research has shown that that tomatoes contain compounds that protect against liver injury. The victim of a big night out: usually your liver. So stock up on tomatoes.

    But that’s not the only benefit the main ingredient of the Bloody Mary provides. Tomatoes also contain Vitamin C and B6 which could reduce the symptoms of a hangover.

    The Bloody Mary calls for a touch of salt. That could help because salt helps replenish the electrolytes you lose through the frequent urination and fluid loss that comes with drinking.

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    Hangover Cures To Try: The Virgin Bloody Mary

    A Bloody Mary has long been touted as one of the best hangover cures. This one with no alcohol and the addition of kimchi is guaranteed to become a fast favourite.

    Non-Alcoholic Virgin Kimchi Bloody Mary

    A Bloody Mary has long been touted as one of the best hangover cures. This one with no alcohol and the addition of kimchi is guaranteed to become a fast favourite.

    Prep Time 5 minutes mins

    Course DrinksCuisine Cocktails

    Servings 2 people

    2 Bottles Marty’s Spiced Tomato Juice/Virgin Bloody Mary, chilled2 Tbsp Juice (liquid) from your kimchi¼ tsp Soy sauce (add more if needed)¼ tsp Fish sauce (optional)½ tsp Wasabi pasteGarnishing (optional):Togarashi spice/chili salt for the rim of the glassLime wedgesKimchiFennel
    Sprinkle togarashi spice/chili salt onto a plate.Run a lime wedge around the rim of your serving glasses to dampen the rim and dip the rim of the glasses into the mixture.Choose either Spiced Tomato Juice or Virgin Bloody Mary if you prefer a little more spice.In a cocktail shaker or mixing glass, season the Marty’s with kimchi juice, soy, fish sauce, and wasabi. Be sure to mix thoroughly until all the wasabi is dissolved. Add soy sauce to taste.Next, fill both glasses with ice, pour over the cocktail mix and add garnishes.

    Barman’s tip: Not all kimchis are the same; their strength varies depending on the brand, and some can have quite a fishy taste. Add the soy sauce, then taste, and then add the fish sauce if necessary.

    Keyword cocktail

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    Hangover Cures To Try: The Red Snapper

    The Red Snapper cocktail is similar to a Bloody Mary except it uses gin rather than vodka. Try it and thank us later.

    Red Snapper

    The Red Snapper cocktail is similar to a Bloody Mary except it uses gin rather than vodka. Try it and thank us later.

    Prep Time 39 minutes mins

    Course DrinksCuisine Cocktails

    Servings 2 people

    90 ml Gin (preferably a London Dry)2 Bottles Marty’s Spiced Tomato Juice, chilled5-10 ml Lemon juice (add to taste)A few drops of Tabasco Sauce/Sriracha sauce (add to taste)1½ tsp Horseradish cream (optional)Salt or olive brine (to taste)Garnishing (optional):Chilli salt for the rim of the glassLime wedge2 Sticks Celery2 Skewers Olives
    Pour chili salt onto a plate.Run the lime wedge around the rim of your glasses to dampen each and dip the rim of the glasses into your chili salt.In a mixing glass, combine Marty’s with gin, lemon juice, hot sauce an horseradish. Stir thoroughly until all the ingredients are evenly mixed. Add salt to taste or, if opting for a skewer of olives or pickles for garnish, you can also add about 1 tsp of brine to each drink.Fill the glasses with ice, pour the mixture between two glasses, and add your desired garnishes.

    Keyword cocktail

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    This Is The Best Coffee Ice Cream Recipe Ever… And It’s Healthy

    If you’re looking for a sweet treat to help you beat the heat, but not keen on the extra kilojoules then you’ve come to the right place. Say hello to ‘nice cream’! The best part about this recipe? You don’t need a fancy ice cream churner – a simple food processor will do the trick.

    SERVES 8. Per serving: 2 132kJ, 20g fat (19g sat fat), 85g carbs, 45mg sodium, 1g fibre, 2g protein

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    Coconut And Coffee Nice Cream

    Coconut and Coffee Nice Cream is a delightful frozen dessert that combines the rich and aromatic flavors of coffee with the creamy goodness of coconut. Enjoy it on a hot day or as a creamy pick-me-up at any time!

    Prep Time 2 days d

    Course DessertCuisine Healthy

    Servings 8Calories 509 kcal

    1 Food processor
    2 tins coconut cream3 bananas1 shot espresso (cooled)¼ cup honey (or coconut blossom nectar)1 vanilla pod
    You need to make this recipe two days in advance. Place coconut tins in the fridge so that the thick cream separates from the clear liquid.Chop bananas and place in a freezable container overnight.The next day, remove coconut cream from the fridge and scoop the white cream into a blender (keep the clear liquid for smoothies). Add in the frozen bananas and honey and coffee. Scrape in the seeds from the vanilla. Pulse/blend until a very thick liquid forms. Pour into a freezable container and freeze overnight.Scoop ice cream into bowls and serve with fresh fruit or nuts, as desired.

    Keyword coconut, ice cream

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    I Tried 3 Viral Recipes And Here’s How It Panned Out 

    Social media: a world filled with endless scrolling and the tantalising promise of those “someday” recipes. We’ve all been there, right? You hit the save button, hoping for that perfect moment to give them a whirl. Well, today’s the day!

    WH have put three viral recipes to the test, to see and taste if they *actually* live up to the hype. Here’s how it all went down:

    Breakfast Bliss

    Pesto Egg-In-A-Hole

    This is the morning meal revelation you’ve been waiting for! And why didn’t we think of this sooner? By using pesto as your cooking oil, you not only elevate the flavour but also achieve that irresistible crunch. The best part? You can get creative with your pesto selection—try olive, basil, pepper and beyond!

    Pesto Egg-In-A-Hole

    A flavourful twist on classic breakfast. An egg nestled in bread with pesto for an exciting morning bite.

    Prep Time 5 minutes minsCook Time 5 minutes mins

    Course Breakfast

    Servings 2

    2 Slices of bread ciabatta or sourdough1 tbsp Pesto store-bought or homemade2 Large eggsKosher saltFreshly ground black pepper
    Using a cup or a paring knife, carefully carve an egg-sized hole in the centre of your bread.In a small nonstick pan, gently heat the pesto until it begins to sizzle slightly. Place the bread and the bread cut-out into the pan and then gently crack the egg into the hole within the bread.Allow it to cook for approximately 3 minutes. Flip it over and continue cooking for an additional 1 minute to achieve that perfect over-easy egg. Transfer to a plate and for the finishing touch, season it with a pinch of salt and a dash of pepper.

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    Lunch

    Burger Taco 

    This is our new weekly favourite. I couldn’t believe how simple it is to create something so delicious and healthy. If you have little ones, this trend is a must-try, but it’s equally perfect for solo diners. No need to fry up a whole batch of ingredients. Just select a few and you’ve got yourself a fantastic meal in no time. Voila!

    Pro tip: If you’re as time-pressed as I am, consider grabbing some ready-made sauce (I used the Woolworths Burger Mayonnaise). However, I’ve included the recipe for the sauce below, just in case you feel like whipping it up from scratch.

    @aussiefitness Healthy Low Calorie & High Protein Smash Burger Tacos 🌮🍔 Ingredients: (Tacos) 180g Extra Lean Beef Mince (total raw weight – 45g per taco) Pepper, Garlic Powder, Onion Powder, Salt & Smoked Paprika 1/2 Diced White Onion 4 Mini Tortillas/Wraps (Old El Paso Tortillas Mini Tacos) Toppings: 4 Slices Cheddar Cheese (Dairyworks Natural Cheddar Slices) Lettuce 1/2 Diced White Onion 80g Burger Sauce (20g per taco) Sauce: 50g Light or Fat Free Mayonnaise (Callowfit Mayo Style Sauce) 8g Yellow Mustard 1/2 Tbsp Pickle Juice 1 Tsp White Vinegar 10g Gherkin Relish or Sweet Relish 2 – 3 Tsp Smoked Paprika 1/2 Tsp Garlic Powder 1/2 Tsp Onion Powder Or you can use regular store bought burger sauce. #tacos #smashburger #bigmac #lowcalorie #highprotein #healthyrecipes #easyrecipes ♬ original sound – Aussie Fitness 🇦🇺💪🏼

    Burger Tacos

    A delicious fusion of burgers and tacos. Perfectly simple, kid-friendly and ideal for a quick, satisfying meal.

    Prep Time 5 minutes minsCook Time 5 minutes mins

    Course Snack

    Servings 4

    4 Mini tortilla wraps 200 g Extra-lean mince Ground coriander spice Garlic spice Onion powderPaprikaKosher saltFreshly ground black pepper 4 Slices cheddarExtrasPickles choppedOnion choppedLettuce shreddedCherry tomatoes choppedSauce1 tbsp Light mayonnaise1 tsp Tomato sauce 1 tsp MustardChopped pickles or gherkins 2 tsp Apple cider vinegar1/2 tsp Garlic powder1/2 tsp Onion powder1/4 tsp Paprika1/4 tsp Kosher Salt
    Start prepping your mince for the tacos. Add the mince and spices to a mixing bowl. Roll the mince into 4 equal meatballs and add on top of the tortillas. Fry the mince tortilla on high heat for about 1-2 minutes, or until the meat is cooked through.Flip the tortilla and add the slice of cheese. This should only take a few seconds, depending on how crispy you want the tortilla. Add your extras, like pickles, lettuce and onions on top of the taco and finish off with a sauce of your choosing. 

    Keyword Burgers, Tacos

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    Dinner

    Baked Feta Pasta

    Baked Feta Pasta is the answer to impressing even the most discerning palates. While it does require a bit more time in the oven compared to our earlier recipes, it’s surprisingly low-maintenance to prepare. This is the kind of dish that allows you to pop it in the oven, queue up your favourite show and check in every now and then.

    Baked Feta Pasta

    An easy-to-impress pasta dish. Cherry tomatoes, feta and herbs meld together for a savory, low-effort dinner delight.

    Prep Time 10 minutes minsCook Time 45 minutes mins

    Course Main Course

    Servings 3

    1 shallot or onion3 cloves garlic2 punnets cherry tomatoes1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oilKosher saltCrushed red pepper flakes1 Block feta3 Sprigs fresh thyme 1/2 500g pack of pasta penne, farfalloni or fussilli1 Zest of lemon optionalFresh basil for garnish
    Preheat your oven to 200°C. In a large ovenproof skillet or a medium-sized baking dish, combine the cherry tomatoes, thinly sliced shallot, minced garlic and a tablespoon of extra-virgin olive oil. Season with a pinch of salt and a dash of red pepper flakes. Toss these ingredients together, ensuring that they are well combined.Place the feta cheese block into the centre of the tomato mixture. Drizzle the remaining olive oil over the feta cheese. Scatter some fresh thyme sprigs over the cherry tomatoes. Pop this skillet or dish into the preheated oven and bake for 40 to 45 minutes. You’ll know it’s done when the tomatoes are bursting with flavour and the feta cheese is beautifully golden on top.While the feta and tomatoes are baking to perfection, prepare your pasta. In a large pot, bring salted water to a boil. Cook the pasta until it’s just al dente according to the package instructions. Before draining the pasta, make sure to reserve about ½ cup of pasta water, which will come in handy later.Once the feta and tomatoes are ready, take the skillet or baking dish out of the oven. Add the cooked pasta, the reserved pasta water and some lemon zest (if you’re opting for that zesty kick). Gently stir everything until it’s beautifully combined. Finish it off with a generous garnish of fresh basil leaves.

    Keyword pasta, vegetarian

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    Chamain is the Online Editor of Women’s Health. Explorer by heart, a creative thinker by day and a coffee addict, always. My hobbies include hiking, drawing, painting, photography, cooking and *recently* running. More