Really simple and tasty roasted chick peas ~ drain and rinse a can of chick peas, place in a bowl and add a glug of olive oil, a good helping of black pepper, a sprinkling of sea salt and 1/2 teaspoon of medium strength curry powder. Great as an addition to a salad meal but these would make an alternative healthy snack option to crisps.
Kathryn and Mary Grace visited for the day and as always their visit was a welcome change from the usual house related chores:
Get ready now ...
... and blow!
Benedict overcame his nerves and went for his retinal scan today. He is very wary of new procedures and quite rightly so, since he has had all manner of unwelcome tests as a result of the diabetes. This test will now be performed yearly so that any changes in his eyes can be identified and acted upon:
"Mum! Not snapping again!"
He did a great job keeping still, let's hope that the results are good. I think they should be since his bloods although not always within target range have been reasonably stable.