1 March 2024

Spread the love this Easter with these 4 heart-healthy recipes

Embrace the spirit of Easter by treating your loved ones to more than just chocolate bunnies and sugary delights. This year, spread the love with a feast that satisfies the taste buds and nourishes the heart. Our collection of heart-healthy recipes aims to turn your Easter celebration into a wholesome and delicious affair. Discover the joy of cooking with delightful and beneficial ingredients for a healthier heart. Let’s embark on a culinary journey celebrating life and well-being with Flora products!

In South Africa, it is a tradition to celebrate Easter with fresh, hot cross buns and fish dishes. In this blog article, we will unpack some delicious healthy recipe ideas that include fish. See below for heart-healthy foods: 

Start your heart-healthy Easter brunch with a twist on a classic favourite. This Salmon and Avocado Eggs Benedict features omega-3-rich salmon paired with creamy avocado, nestled on a bed of cauliflower rosti. Topped with a velvety yoghurt hollandaise, this dish delights your taste buds and provides essential nutrients for heart health. Combining omega-3 fatty acids and heart-friendly ingredients makes this recipe a delightful and nutritious addition to your Easter spread.

Transport your Easter celebration to the shores of Spain with a heart-healthy twist on a classic paella. Our Seafood Paella is a seafood lover’s dream, featuring a medley of fresh fish and shellfish. Packed with lean proteins, this dish satisfies your taste buds and supports heart health. The unique blend of saffron-infused rice, colourful vegetables, and succulent seafood creates a visually stunning and delicious centrepiece for your Easter feast. Dive into the recipe and bring the flavours of the Mediterranean to your Easter table. 

For a brunch or dinner option that’s both vibrant and heart-healthy, try our Green Shakshuka. Packed with nutrient-rich spinach, kale, and other green vegetables, this dish is a powerhouse of vitamins and minerals that support heart health. Combining poached eggs, flavorful spices, and a bed of greens creates a satisfying and wholesome meal. Explore the recipe and add a burst of green goodness to your Easter celebration here.

Go the traditional South African route this Easter with Flora’s Braai Baked Whole Fish With Herby Butter recipe! It is the perfect healthy recipe that the whole family will enjoy! Indulge in a delicious, whole fish covered in a herby butter using Flora and only a few other ingredients. This recipe has a bonus: a tasty rainbow slaw and baby steamed potatoes. You will have all mouths watering at the Easter lunch table! Try this recipe for your Easter lunch!

This Easter, go beyond the ordinary and create a feast that not only delights your taste buds but also nourishes your heart. These four heart-healthy recipes offer a perfect blend of flavours and nutrients, making your celebration delicious and health-conscious. Share the love through wholesome cooking and savour the joy of Easter with meals that are as good for your heart as they are for your soul.

See more of Flora’s foods that are good for the heart here.

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