• Posts Tagged ‘dairy free’

    Banana bread

    by  • November 21, 2012 • Breakfast, Dessert, Gifts, Snacks • 1 Comment

    cake with melting butter

    One banana, two bananas, three bananas, four… five bananas make a bunch and so do many more… Tra la laaaa, Tra la la laaa, Tra la laaa, Tra la la laa. Ahem. What can I say? I like to sing. Not that I recall ever watching the Banana Splits growing up. I DO however remember dad finally...

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    Rich chocolate mousse cake

    by  • November 7, 2012 • Dessert • 19 Comments

    served with strawberries

    I clearly have an obsession with chocolate. Gourmet chocolate, chocolate body butter, chocolate cupcakes… and the darker my chocolate, the better! One of my all time favourite desserts though is chocolate mousse. Oh chocolate mousse how I love thee! Light, but rich. Fluffy, but creamy. Airy, but satisfying. So what’s better than chocolate mousse?...

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    Sundried tomato sauce (for anything!)

    by  • November 1, 2012 • Mains • 8 Comments

    sauce served two

    This recipe is a fabulous, simply and no cook tomato sauce that goes well with anything! Including pizza, lasagne, pasta, salads, crackers – you name it! Growing up, I always used pasta sauce to cook, not just for my famed pasta and sauce with cheese recipes, but for anything. Making pasta, use pasta sauce....

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    Gourmet chocolate

    by  • October 3, 2012 • Dessert, Gifts, Snacks • 10 Comments

    chocolate stacked from above

    Chocolate. Chocolate is possibly the reason I started this blog. It’s certainly a big factor in why I went sugar free. Or I should say, a big factor in my ability to go sugar free. You see, I’m a chocolatier. Wow. It feels good to say that. I bet it would mean instant friends at...

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    Italian carrot and almond cake

    by  • September 17, 2012 • Breakfast, Dessert, Gifts, Snacks • 3 Comments

    two pieces of cake

    I had such a fabulous weekend. Friday night I was at a friend’s house (Hi Amy!) and she mentioned that she was going to some farmers markets on Sunday. I was super excited, I have been longing for Sunday farmers markets for ages, but the only farmers markets I knew of nearby were on...

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    Creamy curry sauce with Zing!

    by  • September 10, 2012 • Mains • 0 Comments

    served from above

    A few months ago we had a potluck curry lunch. We were going to a friend’s house, and as we arrived there was this delicious aroma of curry wafting throughout the house. Yum. I love curry. It’s one of my favourite foods. I mean I may not be able to rival my Dad when...

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    Crazy moist chocolate cupcakes

    by  • September 3, 2012 • Dessert, Snacks • 1 Comment

    corner-tray-of-cupcakes

    I’ve never understood the cupcake trend. I mean, I love some of the beautiful (and edible) artwork that can be made on a cupcake (you should have seen some of the beauties at our work morning tea the other day… a polar bear on a cupcake? Just awesome). I love the convenience of single servings....

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    Buckwheat wafer baskets

    by  • August 22, 2012 • Dessert • 5 Comments

    wafers with ice cream

    We just got our ice cream maker on the weekend. Excitement levels in our house are through the roof! Gareth has been acting like a little kid in a candy shop ever since (which I suppose is pretty close to the truth), so it’s definitely been a good investment. Plus, I hadn’t had ice cream in...

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    Spicy raw tacos

    by  • August 17, 2012 • Mains • 0 Comments

    taco close up

    Tacos. The word creates memories of delicious-ness. Of a crunchy shell, hot spicy beans, ooey-gooey melted cheese, a fresh finish with lettuce… all topped with one of my favourite foods—sour cream. Yum! Of course, I also have memories of cutting my mouth up with the taco shell trying to eat it quickly, desperate not...

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    Toasted muesli your way

    by  • August 12, 2012 • Breakfast, Gifts • 0 Comments

    Muesli Honey

    I have always loved toasted muesli. It was always so much more satisfying then raw oats and so much more convenient then porridge. But there was always one thing that ruined it for me. Sultanas. Bleh. Who needs them? I mean who’s idea was it anyway to ruin such a perfect breakfast with something...

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