healthy_eatingOne of the best ways to lose pregnancy weight is to get the whole family involved by cooking healthy, nutritious dishes that the whole family will love.
These Easy Spinach & Ricotta Fritters are great to include in your healthy eating plan because they contain a low amount of calories, are filled with nutritious ingredients and will be loved by children of all ages – from toddlers to teens.
Containing only a handful of ingredients, these fritters are a perfect entree, lunch time meal or light dinner option when you’re short on time.
Choose to serve alone, with a side salad or with some Greek yoghurt as a dipping sauce if preferred.


  • 1 and a half cups of wilted (or steamed) spinach leaves, excess water drained off
  • 1 cup reduced-fat ricotta cheese
  • Third cup wholemeal flour
  • 2 small-medium sized eggs
  • 2 tablespoon fresh chopped chives
  • Third of a cup of grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Cracked pepper


  • In a bowl, mix the spinach, ricotta, eggs, cracked pepper, lemon zest, chives, parmesan and wholemeal flour.
  • Once the ingredients are well combined, use your hands to form the mixture into fritters.
  • Heat the oil in a saucepan, and once hot cooked the fritters in batches, 2-3 minutes each side.
  • Repeat until all the mixture is used up and serve immediately.

Serves: 4. Calories per serve: 270

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