Mixed Berry Protein Muffins

By |August 16th, 2015|Breads & Quickbreads, Breakfast, Fruit, Muffins, Protein, Protein Muffins, Uncategorized|

Making fruit muffins at home always leaves me conflicted.  You see, mum and I are both of the more is definitely better when it comes to adding fruit to muffin batter.  Because we love our fruit and more of it

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A whey with mandarins

By |July 3rd, 2015|All Recipe Posts, Fruit, Low Carb, Protein, Protein Bars, Special Diet|

Well, that was some pretty awful punning in the title, wasn't it?  Still, you don't see too many protein bars that practically scream with the fresh citrusy goodness of mandarins.  Why not, I say?  Mandarin protein bars are the shizz.

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Persimmon Pudding with Lemon Balm

By |May 19th, 2015|All Recipe Posts, Bars & Slices, Cakes, Desserts, Fruit|

I love Autumn foods.  Much more than I love the Autumn weather and certainty that Winter is coming.  But the produce!  Wow.  The second blush of raspberries is always the best for me, even though I know they will soon

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Deconstructed Rhubarb Tart with Rose and Vanilla

By |January 19th, 2015|All Recipe Posts, Desserts, Fruit, Nuts, Special Diet, Tarts & Patisserie, Uncategorized|

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. 

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Oranges and Cream

By |August 24th, 2014|All Recipe Posts, Cakes, Cupcakes, Fruit, Uncategorized|

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

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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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Lemon Ricotta Protein Hotcakes

By |May 27th, 2014|All Recipe Posts, Protein, Protein Desserts, Protein Pancakes, Special Diet|

Life has recently dumped a few bagfuls of lemons on my lap. Well, two of my aunts gave me bags of lemons from their trees, which is close enough, right? Big, juicy, fragrant lemons. I'm using them in literally everything

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The Pros of Carrot Cake

By |April 8th, 2014|All Recipe Posts, Protein, Protein Cakes, Protein Miscellaneous, Special Diet|

The weather has started to turn lately and it is now very obviously Autumn here.  We have even reverted back to non-daylight-savings time.  It gets darker earlier and the nights are cooler (mostly).  Today it started to rain.  A grey,

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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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Romancing the Rhubarb

By |February 9th, 2014|All Recipe Posts, Desserts, Fillings, Ice cream & Sorbet, Jams & Preserves, Special Diet|

I have to confess I've never been interested in, let alone understood, Valentine's Day.  The way I see it, if I need to have a special day set aside to remember to tell someone I loved them, I might have

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