Spices of the Orient Teacake

Photo by Julie O’Malley Spices of the Orient Teacake Teacake: 60g butter, softened 1 tsp vanilla extract 1/2 cup (110g) caster sugar 1 egg 1 cup (150g) self-raising flour 1/3 cup (80ml) milk 20g butter, melted, extra Spiced Nuts: 2 tbsp finely chopped pistachios 2 tbsp finely chopped blanched...

Mango, Almond and Honey Breakfast Smoothie

Photo by Julie O’Malley Mango, Almond and Honey Breakfast Smoothie 2 Servings 1 mango 400ml skim milk 1/2 cup low-fat natural yoghurt 2 tablespoons almond meal 1 tablespoon Manuka honey Ice cubes Peel and chop mango and place in a blender with skim milk, low-fat natural yoghurt, almond meal,...

Banana, Raspberry and Coconut Loaf (Thermomix)

Photo by Julie O’Malley Banana, Raspberry and Coconut Loaf (Thermomix) Butter, for greasing 280g almonds 3 bananas, (approx. 275 g) 120g caster sugar 4 eggs 70g moist coconut flakes 1 1/2 tsp Gluten Free Baking Powder 120g Fresh Raspberries 30g flaked almonds 200g pouring (whipping) cream, to serve 2 tbsp...

Baked Eggs, Italian Style

Photo by Julie O’Malley Baked Eggs, Italian Style 2 serves 2 tomatoes (334g), chopped 1 zucchini (101g), finely chopped 1/2 red capsicum (78g), finely chopped 1 cloves garlic (3g), crushed 2 teaspoons olive oil (10g) 8 kalamata olives, pitted (24g) 4 cage free eggs (236g) 60g reduced fat cheddar,...

Chia Cacao Coconut Clusters

Photo by Julie O’Malley Chia Cacao Coconut Clusters 2 tbsp Nature’s Way Super Coconut Oil 1/3 cup honey 1?2 cup peanut or almond butter 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 cups shredded coconut 1 tbsp Nature’s Way Super Chia Seeds 1?4 cup Natures Way Super Cacao Powder 1?4 cup chopped...

Watermelon and Berry Salad with Buckwheat

Photo by Julie O’Malley Watermelon and Berry Salad with Buckwheat 2 tablespoons raw buckwheat kernels 2 tablespoons shredded coconut 2 tablespoons pistachios, coarsely chopped 800g seedless watermelon, skin removed, cut into wedges 250g strawberries, hulled, halved 125g fresh raspberries 190g (2/3 cup) natural yoghurt, to serve Preheat the oven...

Cinnamon Pull Aparts

Photo by Julie O’Malley Cinnamon Pull Aparts 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon all-purpose flour 1 1/ 4 teaspoons baking powder 1/ 2 teaspoon baking soda 3 tablespoons cinnamon 1 teaspoon flake sea salt or kosher salt 1/ 4 cup brown sugar 8 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 1/ 4...

Apricot and Cinnamon Cake

Photo by Julie O’Malley Apricot and Cinnamon Cake Serves 8 140g (5 oz) self-raising flour 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon 50g (1 3/4 oz) caster sugar 1 egg, lightly beaten 3 tblsp milk 1 tsp vanilla extract 85g (3 oz) unsalted butter, melted 350g (12 oz) apricot halves Topping: 40g...

Jerk Paste (Thermomix)

Photo by Julie O’Malley (Sticky Jerk Salmon with Mango Slaw) Jerk Paste (Thermomix) Spice Mix: 1/2 tsp coriander seeds 3 tsp black peppercorns 1/2 tsp each: ground cinnamon, ground coriander, freshly grated nutmeg 1 tsp ground allspice Place all the spice mix into a spice grinder. Process until powder like....

Thermo White Choc and Macadamia Cookies (Thermomix)

Photo by Julie O’Malley Thermo White Choc and Macadamia Cookies (Thermomix) 200g macadamia nuts, unsalted 200g butter, room temperature 100g raw sugar 80g brown sugar 2 tsp vanilla extract 2 eggs 300g plain flour 1/2 tsp baking powder 200g white chocolate buttons Place nuts in TM bowl, chop for 2...