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Banana Doughnuts with Nutella Glaze

Banana Doughnuts with Nutella Glaze

Posted on Feb 28, 2015 in All Recipe Posts, Cakes, Cupcakes, Desserts, Nuts | 1 comment

It all started with a few lovely over ripe bananas in the fruit bowl and some good intentions.  Banana bread.  The healthy kind.   However, somewhere between sitting in my office and arriving in the kitchen, those good intentions got railroaded by the thought of doughnuts.  Baked doughnuts.  But proper baked doughnuts.  Banana doughnuts to be exact. ...

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Protein Pancakes with Maple Caramelised Figs & Bacon

Protein Pancakes with Maple Caramelised Figs & Bacon

Posted on Feb 22, 2015 in All Recipe Posts, Breakfast, Protein, Protein Pancakes, Special Diet | 2 comments

I missed Pancake Tuesday completely.  But then, so what?  Why make a huge deal about having pancakes on a “once a year” occasion when, let’s face it, every Sunday is pancake day! Wait … every day is a valid pancake day I have put various photos of these babies on Instagram and Facebook lately.  Great macros, gluten-free, low...

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Chocolate Kiss Protein Panna Cotta

Chocolate Kiss Protein Panna Cotta

Posted on Feb 9, 2015 in All Recipe Posts, Chocolate, Desserts, Protein, Protein Desserts, Special Diet | 0 comments

Those moments when you have to choose between your significant other and the gym … and the gym wins.  Yeah.  ALL THOSE TIMES … and if you are like me, you pay little heed to Valentine’s Day each year.  Because you have better things to do, like go to the gym At some point, you have to make good on balancing that out, right?  What better...

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Deconstructed Rhubarb Tart with Rose and Vanilla

Deconstructed Rhubarb Tart with Rose and Vanilla

Posted on Jan 19, 2015 in All Recipe Posts, Desserts, Fruit, Nuts, Special Diet, Tarts & Patisserie, Uncategorized | 2 comments

Forgive me, dear readers, it’s been 4 months since my last post … wait, no.   There’ll be none of that.  No long-winded apologies.  Or short ones for that matter. I’ve been off doing other stuff, but it’s all good stuff.  Well, mostly.   I had surgery in September thanks to a long-standing hip injury and some time off from...

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The one about my fantastic voyage

The one about my fantastic voyage

Posted on Sep 30, 2014 in All Recipe Posts, Breads & Quickbreads, Breakfast, Chocolate, Fruit, Muffins, Protein, Protein Muffins, Special Diet, Uncategorized | 5 comments

Well, when I say “fantastic voyage” … I mean I went into hospital last week for a bit of surgery. A hip arthroscopy, in fact.  Keyhole surgery to put matters right after a running injury from almost two years ago that just wouldn’t lay down and die already. They go in with their little instruments, and a tiny camera, via two tiny...

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Oranges and Cream

Oranges and Cream

Posted on Aug 24, 2014 in All Recipe Posts, Cakes, Cupcakes, Fruit, Uncategorized | 4 comments

I know.  I know.  Sometimes you just don’t have either the time or the energy to make buttercream. Maybe you find the thought of making buttercream just a little too daunting. Maybe you just found out you are about to have guests coming over and are paralysed by the idea that you only have 30 minutes in which to make cake appear out of nowhere....

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