I dedicate this blog to green smoothies. Partly because I made an amazing one today that I could happily eat every day. It was quite perfect and I think even you would enjoy this one.
I picked my first crop of spinach.
Yum. Green perfection. These apricots were a bit disappointing. I bought 8 yesterday lunch time and today only 3 were edible; the others had gone rotten. I had another one of the Alphonso mangoes. Oh my – they are so perfect. Love the green with the orange too. I felt healthier just for looking at them. They went in to the blender with some coconut water, protein powder and 1 tsp flax oil. This was green smoothie perfection. Complete and utter perfection. About as thick as a runny yogurt, super smooth (I blended it for a couple of minutes) and an amazing colour. I intended to sip it slowly while I blogged but it was so fantastic I practically choked on it as I could’t guzzle it down fast enough. I think the freshness of the spinach and the perfection of the mango made this as amazing as it was.
I wanted a green smoothie tonight, partly because I had been reading about them on the train home. For reasons why green smoothies are so good for you, check out this post by the Raw Foods Witch
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But partly because I did not eat brilliantly today. It wasn’t my fault !!!!!! I was working all day in a software company in the Docklands and had not made breakfast before I went. My journey took longer then I thought so with no time to stop I arrived hungry. No worries I thought. On the table were 2 platters of fresh fruit which I helped myself to. Unfortunately they were next to platters of pastries and after a couple of hours half a Bakewell tart and half a cinnamon twist got the better of me.
On a sugar roller coaster I then over ate at lunch time too when they provided sandwiches and crisps 😦 . So I was determined to eat a light and healthy supper.
One of the most beautiful things I saw today was this amazing tree. I took this photo at 7:30pm this evening when the evening sun seems to bring out the brightness in everything.
As soon as I get home from work each evening I head out to the garden to see how is growing well, who needs some tlc and who needs a bit of a talking to. I am delighted with the French beans, courgettes, lettuces and sweet corn. Keep growing my lovelies. I had 2 handsome visitors to the greenhouse. Something has totally decimated my purple sprouting broccoli and is now getting thorugh the brussel sprouts. I am so disappointed. I gave in to slug pellets recently but they are not making any difference.
Plea to fellow gardeners – what can I do?
I hope I can resist the pastries tomorrow as I am back in Docklands!
to kill yr slugs, try sinking a yoghurt pot into the ground with beer in it, they love the taste and fall into it xx
Thank you. I definitely need to as my purple sprouting broccoli and brussel sprouts have been wiped out and they are now on to the cabbage. It is very annoying!