Meatza! Oh yeah!!!

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Well here's my first attempt at Meatza and it tasted amazing! Definately a hit with the two men who tried it out one being my husband ;) It has so much flavour and to avoid being over meaty just add tons of vegies and cheese on top.

Here's pics of my first one, I have since made two more, it's a weekly occurence now and one that dh looks forward to! The best one I've done so far is using a cream cheese/ sundried tomato pesto for the sauce base, makes it super creamy and delish!! Enjoy....

The original recipe is here:

For mine I used:
1 large egg or 2 small
700gms Pork Mince
1/2 cup Parmesan Cheese
Italian Seasoning

Combine all, spread out evenly and remember it will srink when cooked, bake for 10mins on 450F oven and drain off liquid/fat.

Then top with whatever you please...I used tomato paste, italian seasoning and worchestershire sauce which makes into a BBQ without tons of sugar, caramelized onions, bacon, chorizo, pineapple, green capsicum, cherry tomatoes and a LOT of mozerella

Then grill for approx 5-10mins

PS Sorry about the terrible quality photos, camera phone!

Quell any sugar craving

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

These are posted on the MDA forum, they are called Batty's Blueberry balls and they are awesome! I adjusted mine a little just to include a little 85% chocolate and ground almonds. Here's the link to the recipe. They are seriously awesome, very rich and obviously you have to like butter. I found they fill you up and hit the spot when you are craving pudding.

Here's the orginal recipe as posted at Marks Daily Apple:

this is a fun and tasty way to get your fat on. beware, these are addictive, and should only be consumed in moderation.

1 cup butter, unsalted
1/2 cup blueberries
2 egg yolks
3 T shredded coconut, unsweetened
1T vanilla

let the butter sit out until soft. puree your blueberries in a food processor. if they are frozen, defrost them first otherwise they'll give you all kinds of issues when you mix them in with the butter. in a medium mixing bowl, add egg yolk, butter, vanilla, and blueberries. use a hand mixer to combine everything until fluffy and peak-y.

you *can*, if you want, add some honey, but it is absolutely not necessary if you have good quality blueberries and vanilla. you can probably add a dash or two more vanilla, too, to taste.

fold in the coconut until well combined. stick the entire bowl in the fridge and let sit for 45 mins to an hour. you want the mixture pretty solid.

take the mixture out and form into one inch balls. roll in extra shredded coconut to coat.

store in an airtight container in the fridge, otherwise they'll get all melty on warm days.

these are awesome as is, but you can also add ground almonds, walnuts, shredded dried figs, etc, for added texture and flavor. i didn't because i am avoiding that stuff

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