Category Archives: My Own Recipes

Chocolate, Zucchini, and Quinoa Mini Muffins

If you’re like me, with children like mine, your skill level at hiding vegetables in things is at boss level. I made these for my 9 year old to take to school and she not only likes them, she looks … Continue reading

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Blue cheese, apple, bacon, and caramelised onion empanadas

These are not true empanadas, but I started calling them that because of their shape. They take on the shape simply because the apple doesn’t fit in, otherwise! I made these specifically to be paired with whisky at a private … Continue reading

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Beetroot and Blue Cheese Brown Rice Risotto

This is definitely a cheat’s risotto. Brown rice doesn’t cook down properly with the usual stock-ladling method, so you have to use the absorption method. Still tastes just as good. Ingredients 3 whole beetroot, grated 2 cups of brown rice … Continue reading

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Picky Eater Friendly Tuna Fritters with Hidden Veg

I made these for my picky eaters, aged 8 and almost 2. They gobbled them up and asked for more. I can’t guarantee the same success, but they are also very satisfying for grown ups, too. Ingredients 400g tin of … Continue reading

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Savoury ‘protein’ muffins

I’m not actually sure of the amount of protein per muffin, only that they have a lot of protein-y ingredients. I put this together as a breakfast food I could grab out of the freezer of a morning and pop … Continue reading

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Muffins!

This is my basic muffin base. I will try to separate it out into both savoury and sweet, without being too confusing, but don’t count on it.     Ingredients Base 2 1/2 cups of self raising flour 1 cup of … Continue reading

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Finally, my Tofurkey recipe

I have been threatening to post this recipe for about 3 years now. Christmas comes, I start making tofurkeys for the vegetarians in my family, people ask for the recipe, and I say, “Absolutely, I’ll blog it later!”, then promptly … Continue reading

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