We walked home late last night from a wonderful evening with our lovely neighbours. Thank you Sarah and Chris for a tip top fantabby-dosey evening. It goes without saying that I ate too much, definitely drank too much and laughed, but not too much. There was plenty of laughter but you can never have too much of it.
I didn’t take my camera or my phone so you will have to accept my written summary of our lovely food. I managed to be good to start with. Sarah makes these incredibly moreish hot cheesy bread squares and I only had 2 or 3 with some Prossecco. So far so good. The starter was light and fresh and full of flavour; smoked salmon, prawns, cream cheese, greenery and a tasty dressing. The main course was chicken in a lovely creamy sauce served with various salads. Definitely my kind of a meal. I passed on the dessert but by now had more wine than blood in my veins so when the huge cheeseboard was presented I engulfed practically the entire thing, board and all! Well, obviously not, I exaggerate. But I did consume wine, cheese and butter to excess. Hey ho, today’s another day.
Knowing I had a lovely evening to look forward to, I did try to be particularly good all day. I had another hippy moment and burned some more joss sticks. Ohm!
Smoothie for breakfast, made with almond milk, golden linseeds, hemp seeds, natural yogurt, blueberries, blackberries, Goji berries, pomegranate, protein powder, lucuma and maca powders. That was a very juicy pomegranate.I fancied something sweeter so added some coconut pieces. Deelicious.
At lunch time I foraged in the fridge. It was fairly bare so pickings were slim. I assembled half a cooked chicken breast, red onion, 1/3 of a can of Aduki beans, half a pepper, tenderstem broccoli, a carrot, several mushrooms and 2 spring onions. I decided on a stir fry so cooked some brown Basmati rice to eat with it. I lightly fried the veggies in coconut oil, added the beans, chicken and rice and cooked gently until warmed through.Served with some soy sauce. Yummy. It was warm and comforting with a good combination of flavours and textures. That set me up well for an evening of excess up the road.
I hope you all enjoyed your Friday night as much as I enjoyed mine.
That stir fry looks delicious. I always keep a small tin of tuna with mayo/sweet corn and a packet of brown rice with quinoa on hand. It takes 90 seconds in the microwave and then mix through the tuna and voila I have a quick and easy lunch.
That’s a good idea except I don’t have a microwave. On the hob brown rice only takes about half an hour and you don’t have to watch it so it is not time consuming in that way. I like tuna and mayo so I must have another go at making mayo.
Has anyone seen my cheeseboard?! It went missing on Friday night…!! 😉 xxx
Ha ha! Thank you again for such a wonderful evening 🙂
This is the second time I’ve read about Hemp seeds in a health article, great addition to that obviously tasty looking dish.
I find them quite hard and they can be gritty but the health benefits make it worthwhile