Chocolate, Walnut & Coconut Balls – Why We Can’t Stop Eating Them

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Coconut chocolate walnut balls


Sometimes you just need a sweet snack and we think that the best treat is often the one you’ve made yourself.

Call us crazy, but cooking is our zen. Combine that with the ability to create so many different combinations and flavours of these balls, it makes the perfect go-to treat.

In this recipe we use our basic Christmas cookie as a base, but you can use any flavour plain biscuit. Julia last used a gingerbread biscuit that is in our latest eCookbook Classic Collection: Family Favourites.

We’d love to know your fave flavour combo and what you’re creating in the kitchen.


  • Makes: 30
  • Preparation time: 20 minutes
  • Refrigeration time: 60 minutes

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Sticky Date-less Pudding vs Carrot Cake

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Sticky Date-less Pudding


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Carrot Cake


We really want to share another fab receipe from our latest cookbook Classic Collection: Family Favourites, so we need your help.

Which recipe would you like to make?

Is it our delicious carrot cake recipe that is an old fashioned favourite without all of the vegetable oils and sultanas. It has a wonderful rich moist taste.

But what about our sticky date-less pudding? It has all of the yummy sticky sensation without the dates. The texture is gorgeous and its gluten/grain free with a rich butterscotch sauce.

So hard to decide, just look at the pictures again! We want you to let us know which one to pick and the recipe will be shared this Sunday.

And if you can’t decide; then do yourself a favour and buy our new eCookbook Classic Collection: Family Favourites, for only $5.95.


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Chocolate Eclairs From Family Favourites

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Chocolate eclair


This week, Julia had a real yearning for a chocolate éclair. Nowadays it’s really hard to find a decent chocolate éclair that has the crispy shell, dark chocolate and fresh, FRESH! cream. Here’s the results from this mornings test kitchen with the chocolate still runny. Needless to say it ended up in our tummies pretty soon after this photo was taken. Absolutely delicious!

This is just one of the fabulous recipes in our new eCookbook, Classic Collection: Family Favourites. Filled to the brim with well loved classic recipes created to be refined sugar free and easy to make. Check out the content page to see if your favourite is included.

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Absolutely Delicious Scones

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Scones


We’ve had a huge month of family visitors thanks to the gorgeous wedding of one of our sisters. So lots of requests for our family favourite scones. Here’s the recipe below and it’s also included in our latest eCookbook, Classic Collection: Family Favourites. In this case we made half cheese scones and half sugar free classic scones.

A good scone is actually surprisingly easy to make and the less you do to them the better.

Below is our absolute favourite fool proof recipe and we’ve added the Thermomix instructions as well.


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Chocolate Crackle Spiders

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choc-crackles-spidersSo Halloween can be an over the top sugar-fest.

If the kids are going to a Halloween party (and of course they still want to join in the fun) then here’s a version of chocolate crackles that are sugar free and fructose free, but more fudge than crunch.

Good for all little (and big) ghosts, ghouls and monsters!

  • Makes: 12 cupcake size (24 mini size)
  • Refrigerate 1-2 hours to set
  • Preparation time: 20 mins
  • Pan size: 12-hole silicon muffin pan or 12 patty pans



Ingredients
2 cups puffed rice (available in the health food aisle at the supermarket)
220g coconut oil (or can use copha)
½ cup The Sugar Breakup Organic Golden Rice Malt Syrup
½ cup shredded coconut
2 tablespoons cocoa powder
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