Coconut Hot Chocolate

It’s funny how something so creamy can be dairy-free – but don’t laugh. I’m serious here. A dangerously delicious, coconut-scented winter warmer can be between your mitts in under five minutes. Any liquid coconut cream should work fine, providing you adequately fill your blender. I’ve stipulated half a cup of…

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Chicken-stuffed Capsicum “Enchiladas”

These aren’t enchiladas in the sense of filling-wrapped tortillas. They’re not even in the proper shape of enchiladas. Instead, think pimped stuffed capsicums. You have your spicy Mexican chicken filling. You have your sweet, roasted capsicum shells. You have your uber-creamy topping of sour cream, cheese, and cream cheese! I…

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Pork & Prawn Stir Fry

This dish sounds simple – and that’s because it is. Nevertheless, simplicity is often best! You may think that means blandness, but I assure you, this is not the case. What’s the secret, then? Fish sauce! Now before you click your mouse flies straight to the corner of your screen,…

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Mexican Chocolate Cheesecakelets

Don’t be fooled by the name. There’s no guacamole lurking in these little bowls of pudding – only slightly “Mexican” spiced, chocolatey heaven. You’d never be able to tell these cheesecakes were low in carbs but for the lack of headache-inducing sweetness. Of course, if you have a massive sweet…

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Spinach & Feta Skillet Frittata

Spinach and feta. It doesn’t exactly elicit exuberant expressions in children (we all know of their hatred for leaves), and I’m fairly sure it’s commonly regarded – even by adults – as a match for the fashionably healthy. However, the way I see it, this salty cheese with bittersweet greens is…

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Mexican Mince Stuffed Butternuts

I love stuffing vegetables with mince. Capsicums are perhaps my favourite, but courgettes, kumara, and these lovely butternuts are all delicious! The size of your squash, as well as the amount of seeds in it (and thus the thickness of flesh), will determine how much cooking it requires. Ideally, you’ll…

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