Last 10 days in May fabulous food list

Grapefruit strawberry shakeI love things that are fast, easy, no mess, no fuss, tasty, and healthy. So I know I’m going to love the next 10 days. Yummy!

I’m really looking forward to being super conscious about my body and how it feels, as well as experimenting with a different way of preparing and eating my favourite foods (mostly fruit & veg).

 
Besides the things I said I would and would not do in Susan’s Last 10 Days in May Magic Bullet Muffin & Fat Back Buster UnDiet & Weight Release Thing, I will also: Continue reading

Susan’s Last 10 Days in May Magic Bullet Muffin & Fat Back Buster UnDiet & Weight Release Thing

My new Magic Bullet

My new Magic Bullet

“Ya gotta’ get a Magic Bullet.” “You’ll love it!”

My cousin Liane recommends for the fifth or sixth time in as many months.

“What’s a Magic Bullet? Remind me again….”

(I’m going down the same path as my Alzheimer’s Mom….)

“It’s a blender-like thing you use to make smoothies, salad dressing, chopped nuts, all kinds of stuff. It’s so cool because it’s small, and it has these cups that screw directly onto the blender base.” Continue reading

Quick & easy roasted honey lemon almonds

When I lived in the United Arab Emirates, which I did for 18 years, I adored the huge variety of coffees, nuts, spices and olives I could get in bulk just about anywhere. The selection here in Canada, in contrast, is less than stellar.

Go nuts. Repeat.The other week, I had a craving for roasted almonds with honey and lemon. Clearly I wasn’t going to find any at Loblaws, IGA, or the local the ‘depanneur’ (that’s a corner store Quebec-style). So I decided to make my own – it was quick, easy, and fun, and the result absolutely delicious (if I do say so myself).

Here’s the recipe: Continue reading