Throwback Thursday, Lenten Promise and WIN a Samsung Galaxy Camera!!!


Throwback Thursday, Lenten Promise and WIN a Samsung Galaxy Camera!!! In light of our pending trip to Maui and our likely visit to Wholefoods (although it is 45 minutes from our hotel which will limit our visits) here is a throwback to September 2012 and what I ate for lunch for nearly 3 weeks and […]

Meatless Monday and Road Test Tuesday and WIN an iPad and iPrep stand!!!

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Meatless Monday and Road Test Tuesday and WIN an iPad and iPrep stand!!! Remember the calendar one of my colleagues got me?  I might have trouble with this one A few months ago we discovered Coles Veggie Fix pots in the cool section near the salads.  The six foot teenager tried the Mexican one and […]

Christmas Eve post ~ The BEST Day of the Year!!!

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You may remember last year I shared with you WHY Christmas Eve is the best day of the year <3.  It is my wedding anniversary with my best friend and soul mate, Roy Scully. This year we have been lucky enough to have such a relaxing holiday and Christmas Eve was an absolute standout!!! We […]

Crazy for Cranberry (Salad Days) ~ Cranberry Orange Quinoa Salad!

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We have arrived in Sunny Surfer’s Paradise en route to Noosa tomorrow. I am already feeling much more relaxed and sleepy, even, so I’m looking forward to the incredible atmosphere in Noosa tomorrow. It has to be one of my favourite places on Earth, as well as Maui which we are lucky enough to be […]

What I Ate Wednesday ~ Food Pictures and FLASH Giveaway!!!!

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The last few weeks have been full of breakfasts, lunches and dinners out and I’ve tried to capture the best of the bunch for you as well as what I’ve eaten “in house” aside from the recipes shared. I often am asked what I eat and, let me tell you, I eat A LOT!!! Not […]

Salad Days Chicken Corn Salad and Nescafe Piccolini Coffee Maker WINNER!

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Summer is HERE! Yesterday and today, despite predictions of storms and rain, have been absolutely stunning and I’ve enjoyed the sunshine and salad very much! The Dancing Daughter only has 1 day left of year 9 so the weekly salad will have a rest, at least until we return from holidays. But this one is […]

Happy Thanksgiving! A non-traditional Thanksgiving Lunch

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Happy Thanksgiving!!! It is always really hard for me around Thanksgiving as it is a tough four weeks until Christmas when I’m missing my family so much Thanksgiving certainly has fond memories for me as I loved all the side dishes (bleck for turkey), and of course my Great Grandmother’s pies mmmmmmm. But as there […]

Melbourne Cup Ladies Who Lunch ~ Skinny Chicken Waldorf Salad

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More deliciousness from the Melbourne Cup Luncheon! I was asked specifically to do a Waldorf Chicken Salad and, of course, wanted a lighter option. The bad news is that the photos are not spectacular. The good news is that there was not a scrap of this left and so it was remade TODAY for a […]

ME Monday, Melbourne Cup and Lunchtime Shout Out!


Today I had the day off with the dancing daughter for an appointment and we spent the day together visiting places we like, like browsing at The Essential Ingredient, and having lunch at the BEST Hotel in Town!  A HUGE shout out to The Junction Hotel who made their salt & pepper squid for me […]

Tribute Tuesday ~ Tulsa’s Charlie Mitchells Restaurant/Pub

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Don’t forget to enter the Skillet Giveaway!!!!! Why is it that some restaurants just become our favourite places to visit and others are relegated to “sometimes” or never again? When I was still at University, during the summer breaks I worked at local Tulsa restaurant, Charlie Mitchells, with one of my best friends and we […]