Posts Tagged ‘vegetables’

Grow, salad, grow!

This weekend, the warm sunlight lured me outdoors to garden. In a three-tier planter, I’m growing a salad. 🙂

Herb & Salad Garden

Top tier: purple and sweet basil

Middle tier: fennel, sage, oregano, and rosemary

Bottom tier: red-leaf lettuce and chard

The “salad bowl” planter is right outside our patio door, so we’ll be able to just step outside and clip a few greens for a salad. Around the corner of the house are pepper (sweet red, green, and yellow), zucchini, squash, and more chard plants.

Grow, yummy veggies, grow!

This is only my second year of vegetable gardening, and I’m hooked. What about you? Do you garden? What are you growing this season?

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Start with brightly-colored fresh fruits:


And fresh vegetables–organic, if possible:


Cook simply. Eat with gratitude.

For example, rice + stir-fried bok choy:

Light lunch

Rice noodle soup with shiitake mushrooms, vegetables, fresh ginger, and seaweed:
Noodle Soup

Corn pasta + green salad + fried eggs:

Spicy fried rice + green salad with olive oil and lemon juice dressing:

Fried Rice + Salad

Dear Blissful readers, my husband is feeling better now, although somewhat hoarse. Thank you for your well wishes! And as a bonus, I have not caught his cold [cheers and crosses fingers]. Yesterday, my husband went into the office to catch up on work, and while he was away, I organized a few boxes of stuff in the garage. You won’t believe what I found. I’m still in disbelief, but I promise to blog it later.

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