Baci di Dama

By | November 7th, 2016|All Recipe Posts, Biscuits & Cookies, Chocolate, Nuts|

Baci di Dama are a classic Northern Italian biscuit, and one of my favourites.  The classic combination of chocolate and hazelnuts is truly hard to beat and one of my favourite things of all time.  Anyone familiar with this blog

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Macro Friendly Microwave Chocolate Bowl Cake

By | October 11th, 2015|All Recipe Posts, Cakes, Chocolate, Cupcakes, Protein, Protein Cakes, Special Diet|

  Necessity really is the mother of invention, isn't it?  Often, it's only when you lose something, that you start finding clever ways to do without it.  So it has been for the best part of this year with regard

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Crazy about Nutella

By | October 6th, 2015|All Recipe Posts, Chocolate, Fillings, Nuts, Protein, Protein Miscellaneous, Special Diet|

You all know I love chocolate and hazelnuts.  It is by far my most favourite food combination ever.  In the universe.   Judging by the Nutella body of evidence, most of the world seems to concur. If you have been

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Mocha Protein Bars

By | April 17th, 2015|All Recipe Posts, Chocolate, Protein, Protein Bars, Protein Chocolates, Special Diet, Uncategorized|

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

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Banana Doughnuts with Nutella Glaze

By | February 28th, 2015|All Recipe Posts, Cakes, Cupcakes, Desserts, Nuts|

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

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Chocolate Kiss Protein Panna Cotta

By | February 9th, 2015|All Recipe Posts, Chocolate, Desserts, Protein, Protein Desserts, Special Diet|

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

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Chocolate Strawberry Protein Loaf

By | July 3rd, 2014|All Recipe Posts, Breads & Quickbreads, Breakfast, Chocolate, Fruit, Protein, Protein Bread, Protein Cakes, Protein Desserts, Special Diet|

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

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Guest Post: Tiramisù a là Gourmantine

By | June 1st, 2014|All Recipe Posts, Chocolate, Desserts, Uncategorized|

I wish I had the time to follow and read more food blogs, but the reality is that I don't.   So I only consistently stalk follow a select few that I absolutely could not live without.  For their recipes, witty

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Salted Vanilla Caramel Chocolate Cupcakes

By | February 25th, 2014|All Recipe Posts, Cakes, Chocolate, Cupcakes|

Sugar. It has become disturbingly fashionable to vilify this simple food in recent years. I find it really irritating that the media latches on to comments made by self proclaimed experts, with no real credentials, and qualified experts who do

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Of the Comfort of Chocolate and Brownie Whispering

By | September 17th, 2013|All Recipe Posts, Bars & Slices, Chocolate, Desserts|

There are some things that chocolate cannot fix. I don't mean this flippantly at all.  What I mean is that some things cannot be made better by anything.  Not chocolate, not time, not anything. I've not posted a recipe on

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