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The Merits of the Mise en Place (and chocolate cake)

The Merits of the Mise en Place (and chocolate cake)

Posted on Jun 8, 2015 in All Recipe Posts, Cakes, Chocolate, Fruit, Low Carb, Nuts, Protein, Special Diet | 4 comments

One of the best tips I could give to anyone who is new to baking (or even those who are more experienced) is to prepare their mise en place before mixing and baking. My mise en what? I hear you ask. Your mise en place … all your ingredients weighed and measured out before you start adding and mixing batter, dough, icing, whatever.  Everything ready...

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Mocha Protein Bars

Mocha Protein Bars

Posted on Apr 17, 2015 in All Recipe Posts, Chocolate, Protein, Protein Bars, Protein Chocolates, Special Diet, Uncategorized | 4 comments

I thank the gods for chocolate every day.  These days I am even more thankful for chocolate.  Because while I am unable to bake anything that I could possibly deem blog worthy in my recalcitrant oven, I can still play with chocolate.    Hooray for chocolate! Well, actually, I’ve been busy with my Easter chocolate selection (yes, I make chocolates,...

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Hot Cross Protein Bombs!

Hot Cross Protein Bombs!

Posted on Apr 3, 2015 in All Recipe Posts, Chocolate, Protein, Protein Bars, Protein Chocolates, Special Diet | 0 comments

Because Hot Cross Buns are just …. so last Easter 😀 Well, okay, big call.  Will undoubtedly fail to substantiate that one but you know, there are only so many hot cross buns I can eat before I run smack up against my carbohydrate allowance for the day. Things are slow here in the Chocolate Chilli Mango universe.  Well, no, mostly things are slow in...

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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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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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Chocolate Strawberry Protein Loaf

Chocolate Strawberry Protein Loaf

Posted on Jul 3, 2014 in All Recipe Posts, Breads & Quickbreads, Breakfast, Chocolate, Fruit, Protein, Protein Bread, Protein Cakes, Protein Desserts, Special Diet | 9 comments

I rather like the idea of chocifying the world.  Heck, the whole universe is better with a little chocolate shared around. If someone tells me they don’t like brussel sprouts, my response is usually … Well, you can’t be expected to love all the foods. But, if someone tells me they don’t like chocolate, it’s usually followed by...

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