~ Slice of Saturday, Slow Cooker Sunday + Masterchef Monday ~ The “Death Dish” (Quinoa) Risotto with Greens

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~ Slice of Saturday, Slow Cooker Sunday + Masterchef Monday ~ The “Death Dish” (Quinoa) Risotto with Greens This is a catch up post, sorry! I’ve been absent for a few days but have been thinking of you all ♥ Last night, Roy and I had a date that I had booked for a bit of […]

~ Faux Foodie Failsafe BBQ Sauce and WIN a Silpat Baking Mat (1 day to enter!)

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~ Faux Foodie Failsafe BBQ Sauce and WIN a Silpat Baking Mat! Earlier this week I shared with you part of my food “journey” (I hate that word!) with my fake brisket in the slow cooker. One of the things I’m really missing being on my failsafe diet is sauce!  I have already introduced a […]

Don’t forget to enter the SILPAT baking mat GIVEAWAY!!!

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Masterchef Monday recipe has been put on the backburner, sorry, because I’m trying to catch up on the 2 weeks I missed I’ll be back tomorrow with a recipe for you but, in the meantime, don’t forget to enter the SILPAT Baking Mat Giveaway!!! I love my Silpat’s and you can have your very own […]

Cookie Week ~ Triple Trouble (Nieces and Triple Chocolate Cookies!!)

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Cookie Week ~ Triple Trouble (Nieces and Triple Chocolate Cookies!!)   Yesterday morning started with an indoor soccer game for one of my three nieces, Riley.  Her team won by a landslide of 9-1 and the team’s name? The Wallabies ♥ The girls had a sugar fest after soccer at Super Donut with Donuts, Donut Holes and […]

Cook Week Cookies are making ME Thirsty! Pretzel Chocolate Chip Cookies!

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Cook Week Cookies are making ME Thirsty! Pretzel Chocolate Chip Cookies! Yesterday was a mixed bag of restful and busy!  Mimi and I had a restful morning with a bit of shopping.  I saw a World Market for the first time and I had seen 2 items that I really wanted online so I was […]

Cookie Week! Classic Chocolate Thumbprints!

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Cookie Week!  Classic Chocolate Thumbprints!  Today was a fantastic day with the start at Starbucks to use the Wifi.  Poor Colin hasn’t been out on a trip yet so he came to supervise! Then I ran a few errands  and did some mega speed shopping. Then I had lunch at Jason’s Deli (awesome salad bar!) […]

~ It’s the Start of Cookie Week! Chocolate Chip Glutino “Oreo” Stuffed Cookies!

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~ It’s the Start of Cookie Week!  Chocolate Chip Glutino “Oreo” Stuffed Cookies!  Ok, so we’ve done Apple Pie so second to pie, what’s more American than COOKIES????!!! Yesterday was such a wonderful day as I got to spend it with my Grandmother and we took Wholefoods Chicken Salad out for her for lunch.  While […]

Muffin Monday ~ Triple Chocolate Muffins!!!!

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~ Muffin Monday ~ Triple Chocolate Muffins!!!! Today’s muffin is NOT for the faint hearted ♥. It is choc full of chocolate powder and chips. I make a great number of muffins in the test kitchen but the family’s favourite is still chocolate. Make it TRIPLE chocolate and you can’t go wrong! If you are […]

Mid Week ~ Not What You Think……

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Mid Week ~ Not What You Think…… Mid Week Makeover! It’s ME!  Yep, time for a change.  I spent a heck of a long time at the hairdresser today trying to lighten my dark hair and return to blonde.  I was always blonde but went dark about 10 years ago.  Because I’m in a big CHANGE […]

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo ~ Muffin Monday Tortilla Cups!

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Celebrate Cinco de Mayo ~ Muffin Monday Tortilla Cups! Happy Cinco de Mayo!  Remember when I made homemade flour tortillas and everyone at the table fought over the last one?  Well, I made a double batch this weekend and even managed to hide save some to use for recipes this week.  I know that dinner […]