Healthy Recipe #22 – Dessert

Last week we gave you two simple dinner recipe ideas  Roasted country vegetable lasagne as well as Walnut & herb crusted fish and now this weeks focus is on the first of our tasty dessert ideas.

We at MaxNRG Personal Training aim to provide you with weekly breakfast, lunch, dinner and the occasional dessert recipe idea that will not only revive your taste buds but take you a step closer to reaching a leaner, healthier you!

This weeks two healthy dessert options are:

  • Strawberry nutmeg pancakes
  • Apple & pear crumble

Healthy option 1

Strawberry nutmeg pancakes


  • 1 1/2 cups self-raising flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 1/2 cups (375ml) skim milk
  • 4 eggs
  • 20g non cholestrol spread
  • 200g low fat natural yogurt to serve
  • 1 punnet strawberries, sliced to serve


  1. Sift flour and nutmeg into a large bowl
  2. Make a well in the centre
  3. Add combined milkd and eggs and whisk until smooth
  4. Heat a non-stick frying pan over a low heat
  5. Add 2 tablespoons of mixture, spread quickly to form a circle
  6. Cook until bubbles begin to appear on surface
  7. Turn and cook until golden, remove and repeat
  8. Serve with low fat yoghurt and fresh strawberries

Serves 20

Nutritional Info

Energy (kJ)  Р296
Protein – 4.0g
Fat Total – 2.0g
Fat Saturated – 2.0g
Carbohydrate – 8.8g
Sugars – 1.9g
Fibre – 0.6g

Healthy option 2

Apple & pear crumble


  • 2 cooking apples, peeled, cored and chopped
  • 1 pear, peeled, cored and chopped
  • 1/3 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cinnamon stick
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1/2 cup self-raising flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons non cholesterol spread
  • low fat yoghurt or custard, to serve


  1. Preheat oven to 210c
  2. Place apples, pear, rasins, cinnamon stick and water into a saucepan
  3. Cover and cook until fruit is tender
  4. Drain and place fruit into a 1-litre capacity oven proof dish
  5. Sift flour and cinnamon into a bowl and stir in the sugar
  6. Using your fingertips, rup spread into the mixture and sprinkle over the fruit
  7. Bake for 15minutes or until golden brown
  8. Serve with low fat natural or vanilla yoghurt or custard

Serves 4

Nutritional Info

Energy – 1059 kJ
Protein – 2.4g
Fat Total – 6.9g
Fat Saturated – 1.6g
Carbohydrate – 44.2g
Sugars – 30.1g
Fibre – 4.3g

To view more of our simple and healthy recipe ideas please visit our Nutrition Page

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