4 Healthy ways to honour Dad this Father’s Day

4 Healthy ways to honour Dad this Father’s Day
June 13, 2017

Let’s do things a little differently this Father’s Day and show our dads that we care about their health

Instead of ties, cards, expensive whiskey or cologne, let’s show our dad that we really care with these fun and healthy Father’s Day ideas:

Make dad a healthy breakfast:

As a child, you might have made dad breakfast in bed. Now you can invite him over for brunch.

Gert Coetzee, pharmacist and founder of The Diet Everyone Talks About, suggests the Pan-baked Fritter with Mushroom Sauce recipe from The Diet Everyone Talks About Eat Slim/Eet Slim recipe book.

Main ingredients

Bottom of Form

  • 500 g Minced meat
  • 3 Eggs, separated
  • 30 ml Onion, grated
  • 30 ml Celery, thinly chopped
  • 30 ml Green / red pepper, finely chopped
  • Salt, freshly ground black pepper, and garlic powder to taste
  • 5 ml Mustard powder
  • 5 ml Baking powder

For baking:

  • Canola oil / olive oil

For the mushroom sauce:

  • 50 ml Butter
  • 200 g Mushrooms, chopped
  • Onion, chopped
  • 125 ml Thick cream
  • 20 ml Lemon juice
  • 60 ml Water


  1. Mix all the “main ingredients”, except the egg whites together.
  2. Whisk the egg whites stiff and fold into the other mixture.
  3. Bake until golden brown on both sides.
  4. Serve with mushroom sauce below.

Mushroom sauce: 

  1. Heat butter and sauté mushrooms and onion till soft and most of the water has evaporated.
  2. Add the rest of the ingredients and simmer for two minutes, stirring constantly.

Can’t make breakfast? Treat your dad to dinner with a healthy twist. Choose salmon or lean cuts of meat such as beef tenderloin, chicken breast. You can serve these with a salad or skewered veggies and corn.