Simple Green Salad and Fruit Snack Box

Apologies for not posting for a while. I have still been cooking and storing up recipes though. On the advise of the lady I see for CBT, I have been actively working on improving my mood and energy levels. I have been feeling extreme fatigue for almost a year so it is very apt that things are starting to look up as the sun finally comes out.

Anyway, I have enjoyed the British sunshine this weekend and I have been planning for a healthy week before I go on holiday. Lack of exercise has left me somewhat concious about my body but I also want to get my digestion in a good place before I head out into the unknown.

Having so little energy, and only perking up slightly in the last couple of weeks (due to cbt, sunshine and a change of medication) yoga has been my saviour. That and light gardening.

So here is my work food for tomorrow. Nutritious and delicious. A simple green salad of lettuce, julienne courgette and cucumber, mixed with a little veganase. Ok, so I could have picked a better dressing but I gave in to a craving. I also have a snack box of red grapes and two small apricots. Yum!

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Next up are some pictures of my work in progress vegetable garden.

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Parsnips that won’t be ready until winter.

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Strawberries that should be ready in about a month or two.

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Dwarf green beans.

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Carrots…yes a planted a few earlier than the rest.

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Baby potatoes.

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Tomatoes.

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And a variety of seedlings.

I’m pretty new to growing veggies so hopefully I will have something edible at the end of all this. Some people might call me sad but I love veggies. I get so excited when I find a new variety of something that I have never tried before!

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2 thoughts on “Simple Green Salad and Fruit Snack Box

  1. The Yoga Health Coach May 28, 2013 at 11:13 am Reply

    Awesome, I to am new to the garden as well, but great fun learning and watching the seeds grow and flower ect. I will post my trials and tribulations soon. Happy gardening

    • freedomfoodjournal May 28, 2013 at 11:47 am Reply

      It is! It will be even better when everything is full grown. I am looking forward to my sunflowers coming into bloom 🙂

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