Amaretto Darkness Protein Truffles

By |January 31st, 2012|All Recipe Posts, Chocolate, Nuts, Protein, Protein Chocolates, Special Diet|

They say you shouldn't mix water with chocolate.  They are usually correct.  But not always :-) Last week, I decided I would spend seven days ... a whole week ... abstaining from all things chocolate.  No chocolate, no cacao, not

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Sweet Potato & Cinnamon Protein Pancakes

By |January 29th, 2012|All Recipe Posts, Breakfast, Protein, Protein Pancakes, Special Diet|

mmm Chocolate Chilli Sweet Potato ... OK that doesn't exactly roll off the tongue, does it?  Actually, it's not so bad ... No way I would dethrone the mighty mango though.  But I do buy and cook a lot of

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Omega-3 Protein Bread

By |January 27th, 2012|All Recipe Posts, Protein, Protein Bread, Savouries, Special Diet|

I've not yet posted a protein bread recipe, have I?  NOOOOOOO.   Well, I have now, and I'm excited.  I hardly ever post any savoury recipes, despite the fact that I love to cook, not just bake treats and patisserie.  OK,

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Berry Protein Coppa Gelato

By |January 25th, 2012|All Recipe Posts, Desserts, Fruit, Protein, Protein Desserts, Protein Gelato, Special Diet|

Well, it's time to bring some ying to the yang, balance to The Force ... let's get some PROTEIN on the DESSERT TABLE.  It's summer here and we should all be able to have gelato.   No fear, no favour, no

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Amarena Caramel Tart

By |January 21st, 2012|All Recipe Posts, Desserts, Fruit, Jams & Preserves, Tarts & Patisserie|

I like a little ambiguity in life.   Maybe that's why I love the darkest, most bittersweet chocolates. Warm chocolate ganache over cold gelato.  Zesty, pucker-up citrus with smooth, warm, nutty chocolate.   Hot, spicy chilli with silky, luscious mango. I must

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Amarenata

By |January 20th, 2012|All Recipe Posts, Desserts, Fillings, Fruit, Jams & Preserves, Special Diet|

I remember gorgeous blue and white vases, with the word AMARENA emblazoned on them, with me staring up at them in wonder.  What child isn't fascinated by beautiful, tantalising displays of sweet seduction in a pastry shop?  I know it

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Raspberry Paleo Muffins

By |January 15th, 2012|All Recipe Posts, Breakfast, Fruit, Muffins, Protein, Special Diet|

Well, here I am supposedly taking a short break from blogging because ... well, partly because I'm a bit flat out with the other job at the moment.  You know, the one that pays the bills and stuff.   Important.  Kind

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Rosy Peaches

By |January 4th, 2012|All Recipe Posts, Breakfast, Desserts, Fruit, Special Diet|

Clingstone peaches always remind me of my Nonna.    In summer, she was always slicing them up on the verandah to hand out to my cousins and I as we played in her front yard.  Come to think of it, she

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