Vanilla Almond Hot Chocolate and Aloo Masala - High Fibre

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This month's new recipes include a warming winter dish and drink

Aloo Masala – spiced winter warmer, potatoes contain vitamin C and are a great source of potassium

High fibre (makes 4 serves) 4-6 grams of fibre per serve. *Vegetarian, Vegan  (click here to view the low fibre / low residue recipe alternative)


4 large carrots chopped into chunks

500 grams large white potato chopped into chunks

100 grams of spinach (can be frozen)

60 grams of crushed cashew nuts

2 peeled garlic cloves

½ large peeled brown onion chopped finely

1 bunch of coriander washed and roughly chopped

1 lemon cut into eight pieces (deseeded)

1 teaspoon ground cumin

2 teaspoons garam masala

1 tablespoon brown sugar

1 cup of vegetable stock

2 tablespoons of raisins

Salt and pepper grind to taste

Toasted pepitas to decorate

Olive oil to cook with


In a large heavy bottomed pan heat the olive oil and add onion and garlic sauté for one minute. Add the potatoes, carrot, garam masala and cumin and stir for 2-3 minutes until you can smell the spices. Add some salt and pepper and stir. Add stock, brown sugar, raisins and simmer for 10 – 12 minutes until potatoes are soft. Add cashew nuts, spinach and coriander, cook for another two to three minutes.

Remove from the stove and squeeze half of the fresh lemon into the stew and top with pepitas.  Serve with nutty brown rice and the other slices of lemon


Vanilla almond hot chocolate – velvet smooth winter drink

High fibre (makes 2 serves), 2-3 grams of fibre per serve. *Vegetarian, Vegan (click here to view the low fibre / low residue recipe alternative


¼ cup oats

600 mls vanilla almond milk

30 grams of full fat coconut cream

60 grams of dark chocolate make a few shavings for decoration and finely chop the rest

1 teaspoon cocoa

Stevia to sweeten


Soak ¼ cup of oats in enough hot water to cover oats for 10 minutes

Blend oats until they are completely liquid can add a little of the vanilla almond milk if needed

Add vanilla almond milk and oats into a pan and heat to a medium heat stirring to blend well

Add chopped chocolate, cocoa powder and stevia to taste

When blended well pour into a pre heated cup and top with coconut cream and chocolate shavings