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Retired No One Told me and Orienthailiving weekly roundup…Health, Heaven and Hell!

Welcome to my weekly roundup of posts…First things first though…


Happy International Women’s Day to all you ladies out there…You Rock! 


The sculptures are quite graphic in a …and I am searching for the word here…some look a little like paper mache figures and the painting is crude but it gets the message over …Be Good!


It is then over to some unusual recipes… I don’t know how many of you read my post on Jack Fruit over at Sally’s ?… It is classed as the Wonder Tree and was not a fruit I had eaten much of even though I have a tree in my garden which bears copious amounts of these very large fruits every year but I cooked it as I had heard it was popular with many vegans as a substitute for pulled pork …

Moi yes me who questions everything…I must have been a teacher’s nightmare as a kid…Well, it is now being promoted as a very viable alternative which can feed the world. See this article which Sally from Smorgasbord sent me…With the comment ..look what I have started…Who me???


More about exotic fruits here…


Fruity Friday and this week it was the turn of the very vibrant, pretty Dragon Fruit.

Carol cooks! Dragon Fruit


It was then the turn of Sally with more wise words on Hydrogenated Fats…Well worth a read if you missed it and if you didn’t worth another read…I always read articles like this more than once so that I can digest it all…

cropped-for-web Sally Cronin


I then took a little break, not for any particular reason I was just doing maintenance on older posts and checking links etc… Tidying photos up and making sure they had a description much easier to find now.

Tuesday it was Boot camp where I told you a little about what I eat and I also tested a new protein drink …using fresh fruit, coconut water and cashew nuts but using dates for sweetener instead of honey which is my preferred sweetener…It was nice but I prefered the raspberry one I made the week before.

No more diets

I just keep reading about the levels of iron in these protein powders and just know that in a few years time when people start getting sick and it is attributed to protein powders I will be proved right once again. It happens time and time again and to me, it seems the consumer never learns…


Lastly, it is my food column over at Sally’s place. My recipes for Hot Cross buns and fish for Easter which falls on April the Ist this year.


That’s all for my weekly round-up this week… I am now popping over to Sally’s to celebrate International Women’s Day 🙂 xx

Are you coming ????