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Bailey’s brownies

Bailey’s brownies

delicious and decadent Bailey’s Irish Cream brownies. Best served warm with a teaspoon of white chocolate Bailey’s ganache on the side.

smoked rack of lamb

smoked rack of lamb

Tender, juicy and flavoursome rack of lamb smoked and served with crispy potatoes and roasted carrots.

chai latte cupcakes

chai latte cupcakes

Chai spiced cupcakes with a butter cream top and a sprinkle of cinnamon. Sweet and spicy and perfect for a cold winter’s day.

beef shortrib

beef shortrib

Beef short rib has become a favourite of mine in the world of barbecue. Dry brined, seasoned with a simple rub and cooked low and slow for about 7 hours it runs a close second to brisket for me.

espresso choc banana smoothie

espresso choc banana smoothie

Most breakfasts for Marina and I consist of a smoothie and a coffee. It took us a while but eventually we saw the light and decided to combine the two and make an espresso smoothie.

low FODMAP diet

low FODMAP diet

A group of dietary sugars called FODMAPs can be responsible for IBS symptoms. A strict diet followed by a slow re-introduction of possible triggers helps to identify what foods to avoid.

lemon meringue cheesecake

lemon meringue cheesecake

A traditional baked lemon cheesecake layered with lemon curd and topped with crunchy sweet meringue.

aussie burger

aussie burger

A traditional Aussie burger with bacon, cheese, egg, lettuce, tomato, onion, beetroot, BBQ sauce and a beef patty seasoned with a Vegemite dust.

barbecue brownies with a hint of pecan smoke

barbecue brownies with a hint of pecan smoke

Extra gooey chocolate brownies baked in the barbecue with a hint of pecan smoke and topped with a decadent hazelnut ganache.

macadamia chocolate mint slice

macadamia chocolate mint slice

A chocolate peppermint slice with a date nut base, an almond butter and mint middle with a chocolate topping. Directions for Thermomix and food processor.

nut free muesli bites

nut free muesli bites

Nut, gluten and dairy free muesli bar bites with dark chocolate chips – perfect for school lunch boxes.

hickory smoked maple bacon

hickory smoked maple bacon

Thou shall never buy bacon from the store again. We were blown away with how much better this homemade bacon tasted compared to the store bought variety. The stronger, fresher flavour and the fact you can cut it as thick or thin as you like puts it miles ahead.

choc, peanut butter, banana, protein smoothie

choc, peanut butter, banana, protein smoothie

Smoothies are a breakfast staple for Marina and I. This one is a chocolate, peanut butter, banana and protein smoothie. I think it might be a new favourite for me.

chewy choc chip gluten free cookies

chewy choc chip gluten free cookies

Chewy choc chip cookies. Gluten free and made with dates, maple syrup, coconut and gluten free flour. Quick and easy in the Thermomix or food processor.

char sui pulled pork

char sui pulled pork

Char Sui Pulled Pork cooked low and slow. Great served with an Asian style coleslaw or in burgers with slaw and mayo.

strawberry cheesecake slice with a shortbread crust

strawberry cheesecake slice with a shortbread crust

Healthy no bake coconut strawberry cheesecake slice with a shortbread crust and dark chocolate drizzle. Made in the Thermomix.

peanut butter cookies

peanut butter cookies

gluten, refined sugar free and low FODMAP choc chip peanut butter cookies. These tasty and slightly chewy cookies are quick and easy to make in the Thermomix or food processor.

Caramel Slice by Fit Mitten Kitchen

Caramel Slice by Fit Mitten Kitchen

No bake caramel slice converted for Thermomix. Recipe from Fit Mitten Kitchen – a great source for healthy recipes including Whole30 compliant goodies.

pecan macadamia brownies

pecan macadamia brownies

Pecan and macadamia nut brownies with a hazelnut ganache that are quick and easy to make in the Thermomix or high powered blender.

green tea choc chip cookies

green tea choc chip cookies

Gluten and dairy free matcha green tea cookies. Matcha green tea is full of antioxidants known to improve your immune system, aid detoxification, maintain gastrointestinal health and promote energy.