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

By | 2017-01-09T17:21:47+00:00 June 8th, 2015|All Recipe Posts, Cakes, Chocolate, Fruit, Low Carb, Nuts, Protein, Special Diet|

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

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The Making of New Year’s Resolutions and Cheesecake

By | 2017-01-09T17:21:54+00:00 January 5th, 2014|All Recipe Posts, Nuts, Protein, Protein Cheesecake, Protein Desserts, Special Diet|

Happy New Year, everyone! Are you feeling all motivated and inspired by your new year's resolutions?  Check that list twice, like Santa does, and make sure those resolutions are things you really want with all your heart and that they

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Apricot Almond Low Carb Muffins

By | 2017-01-09T17:22:05+00:00 January 9th, 2013|All Recipe Posts, Breakfast, Fruit, Muffins, Nuts, Protein, Protein Muffins, Special Diet|

I get so many requests for low carbohydrate recipes, I wish I had a dollar for every time I get asked.  I'd be a bazillionaire!  It does speak volumes about the popularity of low carb diets though.  For some, it's

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Yuzu & Wattle Seed Protein Cheesecake

By | 2017-01-09T17:22:07+00:00 December 4th, 2012|All Recipe Posts, Desserts, Fruit, Protein, Protein Cheesecake, Special Diet|

I am running a seven-day diet challenge for myself.  It's not that much of a challenge, to be honest, but the idea is to set me up so I can enjoy Christmas Day with the family and indulge in a

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Almond Milk & Loaf … waste not, want not

By | 2017-01-09T17:22:13+00:00 February 26th, 2012|All Recipe Posts, Breads & Quickbreads, Breakfast, Cakes, Nuts, Protein, Special Diet|

Almondfest 2012 is still going strong here in the Land of CCM :-) Remember I mentioned making my own almond milk?  Oh mamma, how good is homemade almond milk, chilled, on a hot summer's day?  There are no words sufficient

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Lemony Almond Protein Bread

By | 2017-01-09T17:22:14+00:00 February 22nd, 2012|All Recipe Posts, Nuts, Protein, Protein Bread, Savouries, Special Diet|

Welcome to Almondfest 2012 ... or maybe Protein Bread Fest? Anyone following the CCM Facebook page will notice I've gone totally nuts with the almonds lately.  I've recently started making my own fresh almond milk again, after a long period

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Amaretto Darkness Protein Truffles

By | 2017-01-09T17:22:15+00:00 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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