Category: chocolate

Chickpea choc chip cookies

Chickpea choc chip cookies

These chickpea choc chip cookies have been kid approved in our house. Perhaps it’s the chocolate chips but we’d like to think there’s a little more to it than that! Chickpeas are packed full of protein, fibre and are a source of iron and zinc.

grain free tahini brownies by ambitious kitchen

grain free tahini brownies by ambitious kitchen

Paleo, grain free, dairy free, refined sugar free brownies made with tahini are definitely a winner at home especially with our little boys.

lindt nutella slice

lindt nutella slice

I have been making this delicious slice for a few years now after finding it on retromumma.wordpress.com. However as I went to give this blog credit for it I discovered they are no longer active. I can’t take credit for this but it must be shared!

chocolate brownies by eat drink paleo

chocolate brownies by eat drink paleo

Gooey chocolate brownies that are gluten, dairy, nut and refined sugar free! I am so fond of these brownies that I think that they are on a par with my other favourite Thermomix chocolate brownies.

no bake crunchy chocolate fudge

no bake crunchy chocolate fudge

Looking for a healthy chocolate treat to hit those sweet cravings? While this is refined sugar free it is packed with sweetness from dates and bananas. This is super easy to make in a Thermomix or a high powered blender. The goji berries give it a sweet crunchy texture and you can experiment with different types of nuts.

healthy chocolate brownies by the fit interest

healthy chocolate brownies by the fit interest

If you are looking for family friendly, healthy, refined sugar free, gluten free and delicious recipes head over to The Fit Interest website or follow them on Instagram. After seeing these chocolate brownies posted over Easter Mr Messy Benches put his request in for me to get baking.

choc mint protein balls

choc mint protein balls

No need to buy store bought protein balls or bars when you can make them at home. There are a variety of different textures and flavours available at local supermarkets, health food stores and at shopping centre juice bars but nothing beats homemade.

Easter chocolate treats

Easter chocolate treats

With Easter just around the corner I have started making Easter treats for my family hampers. I really do enjoy experimenting with flavours and textures in different types of chocolate.

nougat chocolate

nougat chocolate

I am a chocolate lover and a nougat lover. Toblerone is one of my favourite chocolate treats and I have discovered it is very easy to make it yourself.

flourless peanut chocolate biscuits

flourless peanut chocolate biscuits

Martha Stewart’s flourless peanut chocolate cookies were the inspiration for these gluten free biscuits and they taste as good as they sound! I have made them a few times with some minor changes to Martha’s recipe and converted the recipe for Thermomix.

cashew, coconut and honey slice

cashew, coconut and honey slice

Cashew, coconut, honey. Three ingredients blended for 20 seconds makes a delicious natural, no bake and gluten free slice with the option to be dairy free too!

white chocolate macadamia slice

white chocolate macadamia slice

Cooking for busy mums’ choc chip slice with white chocolate and macadamia nuts
This is my favourite chocolate chip slice recipe. It is so easy to make in the Thermomix when you are able to melt butter and mix the ingredients all in the one bowl.

white chocolate and caramalised cacoa nibs

white chocolate and caramalised cacoa nibs

I love making Easter chocolate treats for my family. My favourite chocolate is white chocolate and I have also been a huge cookies and cream fan. However since going gluten free I haven’t been able to eat it and it’s the one thing I haven’t tried to replicate. Until now!

pretzel, cranberry, white chocolate bark

pretzel, cranberry, white chocolate bark

Yummy pretzel, cranberry and white chocolate bark. sweet, salty, sour, crunchy – delicious! Makes 3-4 gift sized serves. The chocolate bark recipe can easily be doubled or tripled.

chocolate carrot cake

chocolate carrot cake

This is my go to chocolate cake recipe. I normally make it in a ring shaped tin and pour the warm icing over the top. The moistness of the cake comes from the carrot and the chocolate icing forms a hard shell.

nutella brioche Christmas tree pull apart

nutella brioche Christmas tree pull apart

Nutella brioche just sounds like a combination. Despite being gluten free I can’t remember the last time I was this excited to make something that I can’t eat. Perhaps it was the Christmas spirit.

Halloween spider biscuits

Halloween spider biscuits

biscuits for Halloween Inspired by Martha Stewart’s thumbprint biscuits these cute little spider biscuits are fun to make, look a little scary and a delicious Halloween treat. Previously I had made some plain ones with large chocolate melts in the holes. There are so many variations […]

vanilla cake pops

vanilla cake pops

lollipop shaped vanilla cakes decorated in chocolate A couple of years ago I ordered a silicone cake pop mould online. They look amazing and are a lot of fun to make but very time consuming. I probably spent 2-3 hours decorating a batch of cake […]

turkish delight rocky road 

turkish delight rocky road 

I had the idea for this rocky road after making a dessert pizza and having left over ingredients. It has a great combination of textures and flavours.

nut-free chocolate zucchini muffins

nut-free chocolate zucchini muffins

nut-free chocolate zucchini muffins by Against All Grain No need to hide vegetables in food at my house… well sometimes anyway 😉My little munchkins helped me make these nut free chocolate zucchini muffins from Against All Grain and saw all the yummy green zucchini make its […]