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Berry “Icecream” (Dairy free) December 7, 2010

Filed under: Custard & Icecream,For Kids — obsidian @ 2:08 am
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Cut about 4 bananas into chunks and blend in a food processor until smooth. Put in a freezer-proof container and freeze until just frozen. Remove from the container and blend again to make a creamy frozen icecream-like consistency. You can repeat for another freeze-blend step if you like.

Divide the frozen/blended mixture in half, and add about a handful of frozen blueberries to one batch and a handful of frozen raspberries to the other

Blend each one separately to incorporate the berries, then spoon into the container again.  You can swirl the 2 flavours together.  Freeze again, or serve.

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Sultana & coconut cakes February 13, 2010

Filed under: Cakes,For Kids — obsidian @ 6:32 am
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Ingredients:
1 can coconut cream
1 handful of sultanas
2 eggs
2 cups SR flour

Method:
Soak the sultanas in the coconut cream overnight to plump up the sultanas. Then mix all of the ingredients together (you may have to add a little water if the mixture is too dry). You can add sugar and spices (or dessicated coconut if you want a stronger coconut taste). Spoon into muffin tins and bake at 180ºC for 20 mins.

 

Slowcooker Chickpea Curry January 16, 2009

Ingredients:
500g chicken
Potato
Sweet potato
Pumpkin
Cauliflower
Broccoli
1 tin chickpeas
1 tun coconut milk
1 green chilli
Cardamon, Cumin, Coriander and Garlic to taste (about 1/2 tsp each)

 
Method:
Cut chicken into bite sized pieces and brown this is a frypan, then place the chicken in slow cooker. In the frypan, heat the spices, then add those to the slow cooker. Cut the vegetables into bitesized pieces, then add to the show cooker with the chickpeas and coconut milk. Cook on low for several hours.

 

Potato Pancakes

Filed under: Breakfast,For Kids,Lunch,Quick meals — obsidian @ 2:57 am
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Ingredients:
2 large potatoes
3 eggs
1/2 cup wholemeal SR flour
salt, garlic and chives to taste

Method:
Peel, dice and then cook the potatoes to cook them a little (eg microwave for 2 mins). Blend everything together until smooth. Cook like you would a pancake.

 

Guilt Free Fruitcake

Filed under: Cakes — obsidian @ 2:47 am
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Ingredients:
750g dried fruit
2c wholemeal SR flour
600mls milk
 
Method:
Soak the fruit in the milk overnight (or at least several hours)… then mix in the flour. Pour into a lined lammington tin, and bake at 170C for around 50 mins.

 

 

Change the types of fruits for different flavoured cakes. Try around 500g of sultanas and 250g mixed fruit, or use dried apricots and apple….
 
You can add cocoa powder to make a chocolate fruitcake.
 
Substitute coconut milk or soy milk for a vegan/dairy free version

 

Vegan Chocolate Cupcakes January 6, 2009

Filed under: Cakes — obsidian @ 9:58 pm
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Another recipe I found when looking for cupcake recipes using oil. I haven’t tried it yet.
http://www.chow.com/recipes/10794

 

Vegan Chocolate Cupcake Recipe

Filed under: Cakes — obsidian @ 9:55 pm
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I found this recipe was too moist (as in fell apart when the paper was taken off), So I’m going to try it with 2 cups flour next time…still, they tasted alright!

Ingredients:
1 1/2 cups wholemeal self raising flour
1 cup brown sugar
3 tbs cocoa (or 1/2 tsp powdered ginger + 1/2 tsp cinnamon + 1/2 tsp ground cloves)
1 tsp bicarb soda
1 tsp vanilla extract
5 tablespoons oil
1 cup cold water.

Method:
Put all dry ingredients into the bowl, then add the wet ingredients and mix well. Pour into patty cases and bake at 180C for 15-20 mins.

From: http://forums.naturalparenting.com.au/recipes/15648-cupcake-recipe-please.html#post250295