Thermomix Mango and Coconut Sorbet

thermomix mango and coconut sorbet

  Sorbet is the perfect Summer cool me down right now and put me in a good mood dish. Maggie started pre-school this week and each day I have gone to pick her up at lunch time she is this mighty hot sweaty grumbling mess. She is gluing, painting, playing and singing her way through 3 … [Read more...]

Thermomix Chilli Con Carne

thermomix chilli con carne

A few months ago I posted my vegetarian Chilli Con Carne recipe and promised a thermomix version. Well, here it is, simple and easy and makes 1.5 litres of spicy chilli. Serve it up as a main dish, a side dish or a spicy dip.    Nitty Gritty: This recipe is vegetarian and … [Read more...]

Cauliflower Spanish Rice

cauliflower spanish rice

When I see the cauliflower lurking in the veggie drawer in the fridge my mind goes blank and I automatically think –another day or maybe tomorrow. And when Woolies has them on special for $1.98 each, I can’t resist and I tend to buy 2 or 3 for the week. I know they are good for me and I just … [Read more...]

One Pot Mexican Quinoa

Mexican Quinoa DishWhen I used to see the packet of quinoa staring back at me in the pantry I automatically thought - B O R I N G. And the same could be said for the cans of black beans and red kidney beans - pantry space wasters.Look at that colour - POPThese past few weeks I have been on a … [Read more...]

Quinoa Chilli Con Carne

RecipeThis one will knock your socks off and feed an army at the same time. It is absolutely delicious! You can serve it up on its own or with steamed rice. If you have leftovers then it is perfect in wraps or toasted sandwiches for lunch the next day.A dish of this makes a terrific dip served with … [Read more...]

Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

RecipeI have been buying a packet of vegan gluten free choc chip cookies from the supermarket every now and then and I must say they are most delicious. However, when I looked at the ingredients list and realised there were more numbers then real food I thought I should stop being lazy and bake my … [Read more...]

All Bran Breakfast Muffins

All Bran Breakfast MuffinsDelicious, light, moist and high in fibre(Makes 12)Instructions below for both thermomix and general baking.Ingredients1.5 cups All Bran1 cup SR Flour1 cup coconut milk1/3 cup organic coconut oil (melted)1 egg1/2 cup organic coconut sugar (reserve 1 tablespoon for … [Read more...]

Chocolate Salted Caramels

I was hoping to have lots of scrumptious pictures of these beauties but sadly they were attacked before I could get the Canon out.Best Chocolate Lollipop EVER according to MaggieLet's just say their numbers were greatly diminished beyond a proper photo session thanks to a man child and three year … [Read more...]

Chocolate Weetbix Slice

RecipeI have no idea why, but we have 3 giant boxes of weetbix in the pantry. Weetbix was once Maggie's staple breakfast of choice for almost 3 years until she discovered some not so good sugary alternatives.I'm still not quite sure how we managed to acquire so much of it and since no-one eats it … [Read more...]