I am somebody who drives a lot, in fact every weekday I undergo two and a half hours of mandatory driving as a ritual to go and come back from work. The other day, while taking a turn on a roundabout, I was reminded about my driving class escapades. On the day of my final driving test, I drove perfectly enough to impress the two policemen in the vehicle before crashing the car bumper into the pavement. One policeman took it in a light manner, laughing at it while the other one didn’t seem to like it. On the way back to the driving school, both of them kept arguing with each other in Arabic in a hushing tone. I was somehow confident I would get through despite that light crash, hehe… But once inside the office, the lady at the counter informed me that since both of them couldn’t reach to a consensus (the light fellow passed me and the other guy had failed me!), I was given another test in two days. I had a scratchy 15 minutes on that day and the presence of a huge trailer next to me while taking onto the round-about did not help my confidence levels. Sensing I was nervous and was slightly whirling the vehicle towards the trailer, the policeman adjusted my steering and that nailed it – I have failed! Surprisingly, I passed and I landed up with my license! It has been 14 years now since I have been driving. At times, I still feel nervous while taking roundabouts, just the way I felt the day I earned my license… hehe… 😀
I always have a couple of bottle of soy milk in the fridge these days. Not that I like it, in fact I hate to drink it as is. It has an after-taste that I am unable to accept. But I love it in my smoothies. Thankfully, the flavor of fruits kind of make the taste of soy milk subtle. Take in case of this cantaloupe smoothie. With quite a bit of melons available in the markets, this smoothie is quick and filling for breakfast or evening. You could even skip the sugar if the cantaloupe is sweet enough. Off to the recipe…
- ½ of a meduim cantaloupe
- 300 ml soya milk
- 1 tbsp flax seeds
- 2 tbsp raw sugar
- Peel and chop the cantaloupe into pieces.
- Blitz all in a blender till smooth.
- Serve immediately.