Simply Sublime Sandesh Mithai

Desserts can in fact be made to be healthy and satisfying, This Sandesh Mithai contains ricotta cheese, which is a good source of low-fat protein, and it contains some calcium. Pistachio nuts contain healthy fats and are rich in lutein and zeaxanthin, which are important antioxidants for eye health. Try out this very easy Indian dessert, usually enjoyed during Diwali.
Wilna Eksteen

Wilna Eksteen

Registered Dietician

4 servings
Ready In
30 minutes
Nutritional information

Energy: 143 kcal

Protein: 8 g

Carbohydrates: 10.9 g

Sugar: 6.3 g

Fat: 8 g

Fibre: 1 g

Dietary Requirements

Lacto-ovo Vegetarian



  • 2 tsp Liviana® CBD-Infused Honey
  • 5 strands of saffron
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • ½ pineapple
  • 1 cup ricotta
  • 1 tbsp cranberries
  • 2 tbsp pistachios
  • Edible flowers for garnish
  • Slice of lemon for garnish

Equipment List

  • Measuring spoon
  • Mixing bowl
  • Frying pan
  • Spatula
  • Serving bowl



Step One

Add the Liviana® CBD-Infused Honey, saffron, water and lemon juice to a small mixing bowl. Stir and set aside.

Step Two

Peel the pineapple and slice 4 x 1 cm-thick slices from it.

Step Three

Slice the ricotta into 0.5 cm circular slices.

Step Four

Place the pineapple in a griddle pan over a very high heat. Grill for 1 minute on each side.

Step Five

Place the pineapple on a serving plate. Put the ricotta on top of the pineapple. Drizzle the honey mixture over the ricotta.

Step Six

Garnish with cranberries, pistachios and edible flowers for the perfect Diwali dessert. Serve with a slice of lemon.

View More of our Recipes Here

Roasted Baby Aubergine and Peanutbutter Dip

Indulge in a flavourful pairing of roasted aubergine with creamy peanut butter dip, a delicious blend rich in linoleic oil, oleic oil and fibre for a nourishing, satisfying snack or appetizer. A delightful way to savour the goodness of plant-based nutrition.

Read More »


Enjoy a flavourful and nutritious meal with our coriander-spiced lamb ribs, accompanied by a vibrant Thai salad and a zesty, spicy peanut sauce. Packed with heart-healthy monounsaturated fats and ready in a flash, it’s the perfect quick and wholesome dinner option.

Read More »

Cruciferous Crunch Salad

A salad packed with both soluble and insoluble fiber can do wonders for your health. Most vegetables, fruit, seeds, nuts and whole grain foods contain both soluble and insoluble fibre. Usually, one of the two will be more prominent. From promoting digestion to supporting heart health, fiber is a key ingredient for a happy body.

Read More »