I’ve come unstuck again. This time, I fell over a sausage hurdle. In my defence, the sausages were not purchased by me, nor cooked by me and I did ask ‘are these gluten free’ and received a ‘yes’ prior to chomping on said sausage. Then reality hit me as I remembered that my mum (the sausage chef) often buys meat from a national supermarket chain…. ‘wait, where did you get these from’ … ‘Woolworths’. Crap. Further investigation uncovered rice flour and a couple of preservatives that are not Whole30 compliant. Sigh.
I accept full responsiblity. I should have asked more questions before chowing down. Even worse, I didn’t actually need to eat at that point in time. I could have waited until my perfectly paleo dinner instead of snacking on leftover cold contraband. But this brings me to my main point : READ FOOD LABELS CAREFULLY. Continue reading
This was one of my slow-carb/4 Hour Body binge day treats. It’s super easy to make and ready to eat as soon as you mix it all up (hence the ‘cookie dough’ reference – you can just eat it out of the bowl). Alternately, you can also scoop out chunks of dough, put onto a tray, put in the fridge or freezer for a few hours and hey presto, you’ve got yourself some no-bake choc-nut cookies.
No-Bake Choc Chip Cookies. Eat it straight out of the bowl if you want to keep it really simple 🙂
I can’t follow a recipe. Not even a straight forward one like this. But that’s ok, it (generally) works out in the end and it certainly did this time. I used honey instead of maple syrup, coconut oil instead of palm shortening, raspberries instead of strawbs and as the cream I had was the really thick dollopy kind, I didn’t bother whipping it.
Honey Cakes with Raspberry Cream
WARNING: COOKIEGASM ALERT! These little morsels taste AMAZING.