Kale and Chard

I do like having lots of kale and chard in the garden and they seem to be there all year round which is even better.

I will cut the flowers off the kale this weekend but I have enjoyed having them recently as they provide a welcome splash of colour.kale flowers This morning I picked a handful of these leaveskale in garden 9-5-14 and rainbow chard.rainbow chard 9-5-14 The chard must be the most attractive plant in the garden but I actually prefer the flavour of spinach.chard 9-5-14 I do enjoy this though.swiss chaed 9-5-14 I made a cheese omelette for breakfast with a large serving of onions, kale and chard.breakfast 9-5-14 It was delicious.  Really good and I enjoyed every mouthful.   breakfast 9-5-14 1 I was stupidly busy again today at work and had no time for lunch, not even time to eat an apple and some nuts as I was racing against the clock all day.

So when I bought Harvey his Friday night fish supper I had one too.fish and chips 9-5-14 This has not been a good week for me and I put on 3 pounds, which is nearly everything I lost last week.  Very frustrating.

But to end on a very positive note, I was delighted to see Hartley Dyke Farm Shop lives on.  It is one of my favourite local shops and I go there every week so I am pleased for all the staff in there who work so hard and for all the local producers they help support.Hartley Dyke saved

Have a good weekend.

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Hi! My name is Zoe and I live in a small village in the beautiful Weald of Kent with my husband and 2 children. I have been fighting the fat for years but this time I am serious. I want to lose weight and gain health. This blog is about how I am changing my lifestyle so I can lose weight but not by just "being on a diet" but by making small changes to our lives so that as I lose weight, I gain health. I want my family to be healthy too and never have to struggle with their weight like I have. In common with many large people, I have gained and lost weight many times over the years. This time, I want to lose it and maintain a healthy low weight. I am interested in eating food that is nutrient dense and delicious and that appeals to children and adults. I try to use locally produced food supplemented with what I can grow myself. I support and try to use local farmers markets and farm shops. After all, I live in the 'Garden of England' so it seems silly to not take advantage of that. Another objective is to add more exercise to our days. It sounds so simple when I write it down :-)
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2 Responses to Kale and Chard

  1. laura1952 says:

    Happy Dancing the market won over the more construction.

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