Tag Archives: Vegetables

Planning Paid Off

I tried really hard yesterday to plan for the week ahead so I had plenty of healthy and sugar free meals and snacks to hand.  It worked well today.  I ate some delicious food but didn’t have to prepare any … Continue reading

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A Visitor From New Zealand

When I woke up today I was very happy to remember Sam was coming for lunch with Julia, Phil and Mirella.  Sam used to live down the road but moved to New Zealand a few years ago and I hadn’t … Continue reading

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Asparagus Season

It’s asparagus season – yippee 🙂  We have some very good asparagus farms near here so it is a vegetable I have never grown myself as I know the farms cut it and sell it each day so it is … Continue reading

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Vegetable Garden Extension

Next to my little old greenhouse is a paved area where I like to do my potting.  It was looking very forlorn and neglected. Inside the greenhouse needed a sweep and tidy up too. What good fortune then that a … Continue reading

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A New Florist

I began today with a smoothie, mainly to use up a very over ripe banana and half an avocado I thought was rotten.  The avocado was actually perfect and this lot plus some of this made a very pleasant smoothie. … Continue reading

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What Is A Portion Of Veg?

I wanted to see if I could manage to eat 10 portions of vegetables today.  I thought it might be a good idea to look up exactly what a portion of vegetables is so I turned to the NHS site.  I … Continue reading

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Absence

Does absence make the heart grow fonder? Does absence make the blog reader happy to have me back?  Let me know 🙂 I have been busy with work, socialising a little bit too enthusiastically and things keeping me busy at home … Continue reading

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10 Veg A Day

Research publicised today tells us that we should be eating 10 portions of fruit and veg a day and that vegetables are much healthier than fruit. “A healthy diet should include 10 portions of fruit and vegetables a day, doubling … Continue reading

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Plant Matter

I have had a bad couple of weeks, for various reasons.  I have had a couple of sugar binges, not exercised much and generally eaten too much.  The results of which are that since I last weighed myself 10 days … Continue reading

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Extending the Vegetable Patch

The sunshine we have enjoyed recently has inspired me to get out in the garden.  That and my recent gardening course.  I bought this little box of 5 seed packets. When I opened it up, inside there was a cute … Continue reading

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