Quark or Philly Caramelised Leek Dip

After a recent trip to the markets, my husband, Jimmy and sister-in-law returned home with some locally made quark cheese.  Knowing quark is suitable for the failsafe diet (if you can have dairy) we had always wanted to try it on the kids to see they would like it… anything to increase our repertoire of […]

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Crab Dip Canapés with Quinoa Tostadas

Sometimes a recipe in a book looks great but doesn’t really come alive until you see it being cooked, made it yourself or tasted it when someone else has made it. Well that happened to me with this recipe. I have the In The Mix cook book and often drool over the recipes and don’t get the […]

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Rice Cake “Popcorn”

A treat we like to have when having a family movie night is “popcorn” made from Rice Cakes. All of us love this and if I don’t serve it out in individual bowls there will be fights to get more than everyone else! Corn is high in salicylates and glutamates which my children react to, […]

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Potato and Leek Pancakes

These are like fritters, but for the sake of my fussy Miss 3 we call them pancakes and she loves them. They are great as an accompaniment to a main meal,  for brunch or as an easy dinner just on their own. They are quick to make in the Thermomix and suitable for the failsafe diet. […]

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Cashew Cream Dip

We adore the Cashew Cream from the Chicken Koftas with Cashew Cream so taking that as a base, I decided to adapt it with a few extra ingredients to turn it into a dip. It is great in lunch boxes, perfect for parties and BBQ’s.  Hope you enjoy it as much as we do. Small handful […]

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Failsafe Beef Samosas with Pear Chutney

Trying to get creative with some more food for my littlest non-eater, I started experimenting with more meals to do with pastry or “pie crust” as she loving calls it. Then I remembered I have a set of 3 different sized samosa makers that I purchased 10 or more years ago and are hiding in […]

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Philly Herb Dip

Finding something that all 3 of my kids like is very rare, but with this dip I have hit the jackpot! It works well in lunch boxes with crackers and vegetable sticks.  It is a quick and easy dish to make in the Thermomix for a party and when I make this dip for others, […]

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Leek & Deli Chicken Mini Pies

This is another fantastic use of Deli Chicken from Real Meals. We call these ‘pies’ in our house, if the word quiche was mentioned, my 3 cherubs would not touch them, lol! They are great for picnics, lunch boxes, parties, and weekend brunches. Makes 12 mini quiches. 1 leek 1 clove garlic 20g veg oil 30g brown sugar […]

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