~ Road Test Tuesday ~ Tuk Tuk Hunter Valley!

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~ Road Test Tuesday ~ Tuk Tuk Hunter Valley! Did you happen to read the Opinion piece in the Newcastle Herald on Saturday talking about social media and restaurants/cafes? In the last month or so two separate incidents have emerged in the Newcastle region with people using social media to lam-blast some restaurant owners in […]

~Road Test Tuesday ~Gluten Free @ Gloria Jeans!

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~Road Test Tuesday ~Gluten Free @ Gloria Jeans! Welcome to another edition of Road Test Tuesday but first I’ll share with you my progress of the 31 Day House Purge Challenge.  Some of them, like Sunday, I had only recently completed (freezer food) so was off the hook.  Yesterday was medication.  This is what I […]

~ Fave Meatless Monday recipes and WIN an EasiYo Yogurt Maker and 5 Flavour Pack!!

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~ Fave Meatless Monday recipes and WIN an EasiYo Yogurt Maker and 5 Flavour Pack!!   Since I started eating meat after 17 years without it, I’ve really neglected the Meatless Monday.  To make up for it, I wanted to revisit some of my favourite Meatless Monday recipes (especially after having a massive craving for […]

~ Mid Week Melbourne and WIN an EasiYo Yogurt Maker and 5 Flavour Pack!!!

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~ Mid Week Melbourne and WIN an EasiYo Yogurt Maker and 5 Flavour Pack!!! As I said last week, I had the pleasure of spending 4 days in Melbourne for a work conference that was inspiring and wonderful.  A testament to how much I enjoyed it was that I, hopeless food blogger, forgot to take photos of […]

~ Simple Saturday Fake Out Take Out! 2 Ingredient Pizza!!

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~ Simple Saturday Fake Out Take Out! 2 Ingredient Pizza!! This week has been ridiculous and this weekend I’ve just sort of hit the wall and my body is saying S-T-O-P! Pizza is quite a meal at our house with friends magically appearing at the table if word got out that pizza was being served. […]

~ Mexican Monday and Tribute Tuesday ~ El Rancho Grande Chicken Enchilada Tribute!!!

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Mexican Monday and Tribute Tuesday ~ El Rancho Grande Chicken Enchilada tribute! When you say MEXICAN at our house and we start to talk about our favourites you will undoubtedly hear the words El-Rancho-Grande. A Tulsa and Family tradition, our family has been frequenting the best Mexican restaurant on the planet for decades and now […]

~ Slow Cooker Sunday Potato and Chicken Curry and Happy Father’s Day!!!!

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~ Slow Cooker Sunday Potato and Chicken Curry and Happy Father’s Day!!!! Happy Father’s Day to all you Dad’s out there!!! We started our day with breakfast out before the Dancing Daughter went to work and then had a huge lunch with Roy’s son and his girlfriend, Josh and Rachel, as well as Roy’s Mum. […]

~ GF Expo HAUL and LAST NIGHT to WIN a Slow Cooker/Sous Vide and GF 4 Ingredients!

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~ GF Expo HAUL and LAST NIGHT to WIN a Slow Cooker/Sous Vide and GF 4 Ingredients!   I had a good trip to Sydney for the Gluten Free Expo today and met with some of my favourite suppliers!  Two of my faves were missing though  But I met some lovely new people (Bob’s Red […]

Road Test Tuesday ~ Tasmania and WINNER Cast Iron Skillet!

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Road Test Tuesday ~Tasmania!   Congrats to Belinda S who won the Classica Cast Iron Skillet.  Belinda’s favourite cooking utensil is her wine bottle A few months ago I said to my Step Mother, “Why don’t we do something for our Birthday’s?” (both in August). I proposed that she and my Dad come down from […]

~ Road Test Tuesday ~ Organic Feast East Maitland

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~ Road Test Tuesday ~ Organic Feast East Maitland   I’ve been trying to eat organic foods whenever I can.  Because my choices are so limited right now, my choices are pretty consistent although I have tested carrot and now Bok Choy which are both moderate salicylate foods without any symptoms (yay!).  But the staples […]