~ Banana Bread Breakfast ~The Easiest Recipe Ever!

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Banana Bread Breakfast ~The Easiest Recipe Ever!  Weekend breakfast calls for something special.  There is a little bit more time to spend in the kitchen and beauty of making a banana bread is that it can be sliced individually, wrapped and frozen for snacks through the week.  It is handy to pull it out at […]

~ Muffin Monday ~ Muesli Muffins!!!

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~ Muffin Monday ~ Muesli Muffins!!! Happy Monday (said no one ever). Monday’s are for grumbling but this morning I was NOT grumbling as I actually got to walk with my hip feeling almost back to normal after more than 6 weeks of troubles with one side and then the other. I am happy this […]

~Joyfulness, Weekend Breakfast, Sugar Free Saturday!

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~Joyfulness, Weekend Breakfast, Sugar Free Saturday! Today is my wonderful husband’s (un) Birthday.  Poor darling  is a Leap Year  Baby so we generally celebrate both the 28th and the 1st on the years that he doesn’t actually turn a year older.  Funnily enough, he decided not to go to regular Saturday golf, and on his […]

~It’s Pancake Tuesday!!!! YAY Pancake Roundup!

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~It’s Pancake Tuesday!!!! YAY Pancake Roundup! I love breakfast. I love breakfast. I love breakfast.  The best nights were those that we had breakfast for dinner.  Now, my dear husband is not a fan of breakfast for dinner (I KNOW??  What is wrong with him?) so tonight I’m making a new pancake in honour of Shrove […]

~Muffin Monday ~Blueberry Muffin Bundt Cake!!!!

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~Muffin Monday ~Blueberry Muffin Bundt Cake!!!! Good Monday Morning!!!! Muffins are always a great start to a bedraggled start to a Monday.  I had a sick Saturday and Sunday with not feeling very well so decided to take it easy and by take it easy I mean make – poached pears, poached apples, steel cut […]

~ Sugar Free Sunday Breakfast!!!!

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Sugar Free Sunday Breakfast! Sunday is here again……. Q: Why does the weekend go so fast?  A: cooking, cleaning, baking, working.  But I have had a wonderful weekend and not felt like I had to which meant nothing has felt like a chore.  Plus I’ve had my hair cut even shorter which I’m liking This […]

~ Fudgy Friday! Extra Fudgy Coconut Oil Brownies!!!!

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~Fudgy Friday!  Extra Fudgy Coconut Oil Brownies!!!! It’s Friday wahoo!!!!!! Why does this short work week seem like it’s been really long? A big project, a tight deadline, little sleep…..hmmm. This calls for chocolate, immediately! This, my friends, is the Brownie that is going to change your life. BIG call, I know, but this is […]

~Road Test Tuesday ~Soul Foods (Newcastle)!

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Road Test Tuesday ~Soul Foods (Newcastle) I’ve been remiss, you guys, in sharing this amazing place with you.  It’s a little piece of organic heaven located right in the heart of Newcastle.  It’s Soul Foods  and located in the old KFC building facing Hunter Street. Now, let me tell you that the Dancing Daughter and I […]

~Baking Bucket List and Blunders! Gluten Free Crescent Rolls!!!

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~Baking Bucket List and Blunders! Gluten Free Crescent Rolls!!! There is nothing quite as delicious as a hot, flaky croissant.  But, when flaky is not an option, and you grow up in the US, you know that a good Pillsbury Cresent Roll is the general first introduction to croissant and a staple, at least in […]

~ Joyfulness, Weekend Breakfast, and Slow Cooker Saturday!

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~ Joyfulness, Weekend Breakfast, and Slow Cooker Saturday! I’m hanging my head because I have not been here ALL WEEK with you! I’m so sorry and I can’t really blame being busy (I was); I can’t really blame the heat (it was so hot all week and still is that I’m not sure I’ve even […]