I quickly got dressed and headed out for my first session of Week 3 of C25k. The running part was fantastic and I even ran on the trail for some of it. My husband is leaving for Toronto for a
I went to visit a friend Wednesday night, who is also seeing the same gentleman I saw to help me eat properly.
They were talking about roasting their own almonds which really sounded yummy and easy to do.
First you soak the almonds over night in water to remove any pesticides or yucky stuff .
Then rinse and drain really well, and spread on a cookie sheet.
Sprinkle with lots of sea salt and roast until they are nice and dry and crispy. I had the almonds in the oven at about 400 degrees for about 30 minutes.....but watch them closely so they don't burn.
OMG these are so tasty! I must tell you it was hard to keep my hand out of the jars but what a nice snack!
I also found a wonderful salad dressing on another blogger's site. I made it on Friday night and it is a keeper. So simple but so tasty. I will not be buying salad dressing again ever!!
Here it is:
Better Than Bottled Balsamic VinaigretteThe easiest and most delicious homemade dressing I have ever made!
Adapted from Dreena Burton’s Eat Drink & Be Vegan ‘Back-to-Basics’ dressing.
- 2.5 tablespoons balsamic, white, or red wine vinegar
- 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
- 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard or regular mustard
- 2 tablespoons pure maple syrup
- 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
- Ground black pepper to taste
- 1/2 minced clove of garlic (optional)
- 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
I think I could eat the dressing all by itself.
Remember my before picture ? Well I told you I would be blowing it up and I did!! This is what is on my fridge and cupboard:
Baby steps.....but I'm on my way!