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Ragi Black Sesame Cookie (Vegan)

I am always excited when I discover a new product and try out a new concoction or rather a mix of different ingredients for a healthier snack or food. Visit some Indian/Asian shops or supermarkets and check out what they have in store for you to try and/or buy for your next bake. Based on certain sites that I’ve visited, this ancient grain Ragi or Finger … Continue reading Ragi Black Sesame Cookie (Vegan)

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Breakfast Brownie (Vegan)

My usual quick breakfast fix that combines many health benefits including low blood sugar, constipation and possibly IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) was a combination of quick cooking oats, mashed banana, dark cocoa powder & flaked almonds. Portion control is key in assisting us in avoiding the unneeded side effects of foods that we consume in our daily meals. I came up with this ‘brownie’ as I did … Continue reading Breakfast Brownie (Vegan)

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Almond Quinoa Cookies (Gluten & Dairy Free)

Soft, slightly chewy. Best of all – no chocolate chips!! I am not sure why there are so many recipes for Quinoa cookies have chocolate chips in them. I much rather have nuts and/or dried fruits in them in order to fully enjoy the full health benefits of Quinoa. This recipe does not include any dried fruits and is not sweet. So, if you rather … Continue reading Almond Quinoa Cookies (Gluten & Dairy Free)

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Zucchini Frittata

Here I was giving myself a pat on the back that no one has tried making a frittata with zucchini or courgette and telling myself I need to write this down before I forget. Eyes roll, someone’s already done it!  I still gave myself that invisible pat on the back anyway! Another great way to use up the other halves of the green & yellow … Continue reading Zucchini Frittata

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Gluten & Dairy Free Banana Loaf

If you are trying to make something healthy for a special relative who has gluten and/or lactose intolerance, you might want to try this new recipe.  Do take note that this was not meant to be a nut-free recipe. It can be with the omission (leave out) of the walnuts and possibly the Soy Lecithin if you are concerned about possible allergies to soy. Continue reading Gluten & Dairy Free Banana Loaf

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Pork Florentine en Croute

This dish started off as almost daily headache of 1) protein option and 2) how to cook it. Pork was the chosen protein and it really came down to what choice cuts were available. Fillet or tenderloin would have in normal days would have been sliced & stir fried into Ginger Pork or paired with spinach into Pork Roulade . The word ‘en croute’ crept … Continue reading Pork Florentine en Croute

No Fail Shortcrust

Another shortcrust pastry for yet another quiche. Are you tired of seeing endless recipes for shortcrust pastries yet? I am not done with the many different variations possible for this versatile pastry. I thought I had best put this down before I forget the measures of the same basic ingredients especially if I don’t make quiche too often. New quiche recipe coming up as well. … Continue reading No Fail Shortcrust