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Amaretto Darkness Protein Truffles

Amaretto Darkness Protein Truffles

Posted on Jan 31, 2012 in All Recipe Posts, Chocolate, Nuts, Protein, Protein Chocolates, Special Diet | 26 comments

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 even in my post-workout protein shake.  I would not even work with chocolate in the kitchen.  No melting, tempering,...

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Sweet Potato & Cinnamon Protein Pancakes

Sweet Potato & Cinnamon Protein Pancakes

Posted on Jan 29, 2012 in All Recipe Posts, Breakfast, Protein, Protein Pancakes, Special Diet | 12 comments

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 sweet potato … and despite the fact I eat a lot of sweet potato, I always cook enough for leftovers for later and more leftovers...

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Berry Protein Coppa Gelato

Berry Protein Coppa Gelato

Posted on Jan 25, 2012 in All Recipe Posts, Desserts, Fruit, Protein, Protein Desserts, Protein Gelato, Special Diet | 7 comments

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 guilt.  Just plenty of protein and fruity goodness.  Heck, even if it isn’t summer … There are lots of protein ice-cream...

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Amarena Caramel Tart

Amarena Caramel Tart

Posted on Jan 21, 2012 in All Recipe Posts, Desserts, Fruit, Jams & Preserves, Tarts & Patisserie | 27 comments

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 confess I do particularly love tart and sweet together.   Like tart cherries in a sweet...

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