Bangers and Mash

I must admit, I had a lot of trouble bringing myself to post this blog. I mean... Bangers and mash, really? It is a meal a lot of people take for granted. But on the failsafe diet, gravy is not really something we can indulge in, one because of the …  [Continue Reading…]

Carob Cookies

Domestic Diva: Carob Cookies

Need a quick morning or afternoon tea treat? These are easy to whip up in the Thermomix and best of all, they are failsafe and suitable for an elimination diet. I have had this recipe for years and can not remember where I found it. I have adapted it …  [Continue Reading…]

Glazed Spanish Mackerel with Warm Vegetable Cous Cous Salad

This recipe neither complies with the failsafe diet or was made in the Thermomix!  The reason I didn't use my Thermomix... I had to send it away for a few repairs and service. I think I have been working it way too hard, lol! I am missing it terribly …  [Continue Reading…]

Washing Powder and Gel in the Thermomix

A friend on Facebook put out the challenge a while ago to Go Green in all areas of cleaning and housekeeping. One of the areas she talked about was washing powder and she inspired me to give it a go and I haven't looked back!  For the last 8 months I …  [Continue Reading…]

Failsafe Mince with Wedges & Sour Cream

This meal is my son's favourite. This is another great variation for using mince. I use the Failsafe Mince in the Thermomix and serve it on top of Potato wedges with sour cream and Pear Ketchup. It may sound like a strange combination, but it works …  [Continue Reading…]

Pear Turnovers

Today isn't so much about the recipe, but the amazing experience I had this morning in the kitchen... turnovers are easy, we have all been there, done that. But today was different for me. For those that don't know, here is a little bit of history to …  [Continue Reading…]

Failsafe Mince in the Thermomix

Domestic Diva: Failsafe Mince In The Thermomix

This recipe is the basis I use for all my mince dishes. It is a failsafe mince suitable for an elimination diet, and therefore not a tomato in sight! All our plates come back to the kitchen licked clean and my son and husband always come back for …  [Continue Reading…]

Frozen Yoghurt Treats

I found this brilliant idea on pinterest and just had to share it. My nearly 5 year old daughter is a big yoghurt eater and she likes these for something different, especially as an after school snack. It is another thing that is quick and easy to …  [Continue Reading…]

Carob Cup Cakes

I have lots of cupcake recipes, but this is by far one of the quickest and easiest that I keep coming back to. I am all for doing things that save time and with this recipe I make 2 dozen cup cakes at once and keep some fresh for eating straight away …  [Continue Reading…]

Creamy Garlic Chicken Risotto

Domestic Diva: Creamy Garlic Chicken Risotto

I created this Thermomix risotto because I love garlic! It is so simple to make, beautifully creamy and has a lovely subtle  flavour.  It would be easy to make this a vegetarian dish by swapping the chicken for 500g of vegetables of your …  [Continue Reading…]