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Meal Planning (w/c May 18, 2014)

After some time off, I decided to ease my way back into things this week. The new recipe this week is a tomato, bacon and lentil soup and I’m going … Continue reading

May 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Tomato, Bacon and Lentil Soup

One of our grocery chains does a tomato, bacon and lentil soup that we love, so I thought I’d try and recreate it in the Thermomix.  This is a filling … Continue reading

May 18, 2014 · 4 Comments

Meal Planning (w/c April 13, 2014)

I managed to catch my other half’s cold so this week’s menu is focused on quick and easy cooking.  I have posted last week’s pizza dough recipe and I’ve also … Continue reading

April 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Flourless Date Muffins

This originally started off as a recipe for sticky date puddings.  However, I found that the puddings actually make a great muffin for breakfast or as a snack in the … Continue reading

April 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Caramel Sauce

This caramel sauce uses honey instead of sugar to make it slightly healthier than the traditional alternatives. This recipe has been adapted for the Thermomix from the recipe on the … Continue reading

April 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Wholewheat Pizza Dough

Homemade pizza is easy with the Thermomix – and you can increase the nutritional value with the addition of whole wheat grains.  This recipe modifies the pizza dough recipe in … Continue reading

April 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Meal Planning (w/c April 6, 2014)

We spent a week entertaining visitors and we got to try some new places that I’m looking forward to drawing inspiration from in the future.  This week though, I’ve gone … Continue reading

April 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Chicken Drumsticks with Mushroom Sauce and Steamed Vegetables

The chicken drumsticks with eggplant and lentils recipe is a favourite of ours and I wanted to come up something else that I could do with drumsticks.  Chicken and mushrooms … Continue reading

April 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Meal Planning (w/c March 23, 2014)

I had a couple of disasters in the kitchen so I didn’t get to post anything last week.  This week, I’ve posted a recipe for massaman beef curry and I’ve … Continue reading

March 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Meal Planning (w/c March 9, 2014)

We’re back – after a very hectic weekend last week!  I’ve got two new recipes – the first is mushrooms on toast for breakfast and the second is the pork … Continue reading

March 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Mushrooms on Toast

Sautéing mushrooms is something that can easily be done in a frying pan on the stove, but this is a Thermomix blog, so of course, I had to give it … Continue reading

March 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Pork Chops and Vegetables with Apple Sauce

I’ve never cooked pork chops before – I’ve never really been a fan – but after I did a bit of research, I discovered that steaming is actually a great … Continue reading

March 9, 2014 · 1 Comment

Meal Planning (w/c February 23, 2014)

We had a crazy weekend, so I didn’t get a chance to spend very much time in the kitchen or researching new recipes.  I did manage to post last week’s … Continue reading

February 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Penne and Sausage (Version 2)

Here is version 2 of the penne and sausage recipe.  It is drier than the original with one less can of tomatoes which allows for a concentrated tomato flavour after … Continue reading

February 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Meal Planning (w/c February 16, 2014)

This week, I’ve posted a new recipe for falafels and one for a satay sauce made with cashews.  Later on this week, I’m going to redo the penne and sausage … Continue reading

February 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Cashew Satay Sauce

The other half made a request for a satay sauce, so I’ve come up with the below recipe.  A quick search of satay sauces revealed lots of different techniques and … Continue reading

February 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Eggplant Falafels with Minted Yoghurt

I’ve been thinking about making falafels in the Thermomix for a while now and I finally got around to putting some thought into how to do it.  I’ve made a … Continue reading

February 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Meal Planning (w/c February 9, 2014)

Last week’s meatball recipe has now been posted here.  I’ve also made a pear and raspberry bread for this week’s snack – the recipe can be found here.  For the … Continue reading

February 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Pork, Spinach and Mushroom Meatballs with Tomato Sauce and Zucchini Ribbons

I wanted a recipe for a non-chicken dish and pork meatballs came to mind.  I’ve used mushrooms instead of breadcrumbs and the spinach adds colour and helps to keep the … Continue reading

February 9, 2014 · Leave a comment
























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