Supermarket Salad

Hurrah, it’s Friday.  This has felt like a very long week for some reason.  I am so happy it is now the weekend.

I began with an unusual breakfast for me but one that is quite a tradition on a Friday in the City.  A sausage sandwich.  Usually chosen to help a hangover as Thursday is quite a big drinking night in the City.  I wasn’t hungover, just hungry as I only ate lightly the day before.

pod sausage sandwich and latte

It was rather tasty, served between toasted granary bread and with ketchup.Sausage sandwich

It was pouring with rain at lunch time so I popped round the corner to the closest place to the office which is Waitrose (a supermarket).  I decided to try their salad bar as I was feeling as if I had not eaten enough fresh fruits and veggies recently.Waitrose salad bar

I chose 3 or 4 salads and a pot of smoked salmon parcels wrapped round cream cheese.Waitrose salad and salmon

There was a good vaiety of vegetables in the salad but it tasted chemically.  Not quite right.Waitrose salad

I also bought a bottle of sparking water, a mandarin and a pot of rhubarb yogurt.mandarin, water and yogurt


I managed to resist the doughnuts I was offered in the office but I did succumb and buy a Snickers when I went to get tea during the afternoon.

I also bought a bottle of red wine and a large bag of spinach in Waitrose.  The red wine was taken to Judy’s and I had a glass with her when I went to collect Harvey.  The spinach was added to the blender with a frozen banana, frozen berries, vanilla soya yogurt, milk and some cashew smoothie 8-3-13

I was still a bit peckish so had some almonds and raisins.almonds and raisinsSo not the best days eating but it did have some really good nutrients included.  Have a happy weekend 🙂


About Lose Weight and Gain Health

Hi! My name is Zoe and I live in Hastings, East Sussex, with my son Harvey and dog, Milton. 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 do not eat animal products so follow a vegan diet. 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. Another objective is to add more exercise to our days. It sounds so simple when I write it down :-)
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1 Response to Supermarket Salad

  1. laura1952 says:

    Hey, we can’t be perfect everyday. If we were, we would never know when we had a great eating day! 😉 Happy Weekend.

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