Banana bread is an all-time favourite and a great way to use up ripe bananas, which can be frozen until you are ready to bake. This version is baked individually as muffins and spiked with peanut butter.

ELLE South Africa’s Beauty Editor Lynette Botha gets motivated about morning meals and introduces healthy juices into her routine. Here’s a round up of her favourite juice combinations – whether you have a juicer at home or order it at your local juice bar – you know you’re in for


Try this veggie meal this weekend Serves 4 Ingredients 45ml (3 Tbsp) sunflower oil 3ml (½ tsp) mustard seeds 3ml (½ tsp) cumin seeds 1 onion, finely chopped 3ml (½ tsp) crushed garlic 3ml (½ tsp) crushed ginger 3ml (½ tsp) garam masala 3ml (½ tsp) turmeric powder 1 whole

Comfort food needn’t be unhealthy food, as brother-and-sister team of Callie Maritz and Mari-Louis Guy share in these recipes, extracted from Cakebread, Pudding & Pie SERVES 4 to 6 Ingredients CRUST* 280g wholewheat flour 125ml vegetable oil 80ml hot water 40g pecorino cheese, grated FILLING 2–3 yellow patty pans 1


Delicious healthy dessert with fresh berries and meringue

Bring a little fusion into your cooking with these recipes extracted from My little soho kitchen by Michelle Tchea Serves 4 1 can (375ml) sweetened condensed milk 1 can (375ml) evaporated milk 125ml milk 3 eggs Vanilla seeds from 1 pod Zest of 1 orange Caramel 160g castor sugar 1