Baked Olive and Tomato Ricotta

January 19, 2011

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250g fresh ricotta 16 olives (diced) 110g semi dried tomatoes 1tbsp chives salt and pepper. Preheat oven to 180. Lightly grease 4 x ½ cup ramekins Place ricotta into colander, press firmly to remove as much liquid as possible. Transfer to dry bowl. Stir in diced olives; tomatoes, drained and chopped; finely chopped chives; salt […]

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BT Compliant Gnocci

January 19, 2011

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500g ricotta 2 eggs, beaten ¼ large onion, finely chopped 2 tbsp oregano 2 tsp minced garlic 1 pkt frozen chopped spinach Salt and pepper Olive oil spray Pre-heat oven to 200C, line a baking tray with aluminium foil and spray evenly with olive oil spray. Combine all ingredients, taste and adjust seasoning if necessary. […]

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Peanucotta

January 19, 2011

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50-100g fresh ricotta (from the deli not the stuff in the tubs) 1 heaped tsp natural crunch peanut butter (either Sanitarium or fresh) Mix together. Be aware it looks a lot like baby poo but it really tastes great (well I think so anyway)   For a sweet variation, add a splash of SFMS. This […]

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One Minute Muffins

January 19, 2011

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1 tsp butter (melted) 1 egg (beaten) 1 tbsp protein powder 1/4 tsp baking powder 1 tsp granulated sugar substitute or 1 tbsp SFMS Mix melted butter, beaten egg, protein powder and baking powder. Add sweetner. Put all in a teacup and microwave on high for a minute (time can vary a little depending on […]

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Chocolate Protein Cheesecake

January 19, 2011

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1 cup boiling water 3 tsp gelatine 500g ricotta cheese 1 Tbs of cocoa 2 Tbs protein powder 1/4 cup Splenda (or to taste) 12 cupcake holders (the silicone ones are great for these) 1. Put hot water in large bowl and sprinkle over gelatine. Stir until completely dissolved. Put ricotta cheese, sweetener, protein powder, […]

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Chocolate Mousse

January 19, 2011

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1/2 cup boiling water 2 teaspoons powdered gelatine 1 tsp vanilla essence 2 tablespoons cocoa powder 4 eggs, separated 1/4 cup Xylitol or other sweetner (more if you like it sweeter, taste as you go!) Combine water and gelatine in a jug. Whisk with a fork until gelatine has completely dissolved. Stir in 1 1/2 […]

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Banana and Ricotta hotcakes

January 19, 2011

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500g reduced-fat ricotta cheese 2 medium bananas, mashed 2 eggs pinch of cinnamon to taste SFMS to taste Preheat oven to 160°C. Combine ricotta, bananas, SFMS, cinnamon and eggs in a bowl. Spoon mixture in a 12-hole lightly greased 1/3 cup-capacity muffin tin. Bake for 30 minutes or until set.

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