Straight from the pod today.
I had some pulled pork and beef left over from a week ago and added bulgogi marinade to it. I got fresh Tatsoi and broccolini from my garden and coriander from herb pot. I added celery and carrot to make the meal complete. Stir fry for 3minutes until meat is heated through.
My Vegepod is going really well at the moment. I have had tomatoes and lots of greens including rocket, kale, spinach, mesclun, Asian greens bok choy and Tatsoi, Mixed lettuces, Beets, Basil, Curly Parsley, Cucumbers, Mini Strawberries and coming up is carrots, baby capsicums, radish, daikon. I am wanting to revamp it with winter seeds but as yet waiting for some tomatoes to ripen before I redo the pod.
In my other garden bed I have some broccoli and zucchini, green and red chilies, jalapenos growing.
Herb pots have : Mint, Coriander, Chives, Parsley, Thai Basil
I love pho soup and I found in Asian shop Pho Gai stock for soup so I made it today. Its a one pot dish. In Thai Cooking Gai = Chicken and Pho is pronounced phur.
Ingredients serves 2
1 Pho Gai Stock Cube
3 Cups Water
1 Handful of each : Vegepod Asian Greens Tatsoi, Bok Choy,
1 Green Shallots,
1 handful of each from vegepod/herb pot: Basil, Mint, Parsley.
2 chicken breast,
1/2 cake vermicelli noodles cooked,
2 nori sheet
Place chicken and stock in water in saucepan and simmer until chicken almost cooked
then add remaining ingredients except herbs and nori to pot. Simmer for 1-2 minutes
to lightly cook the greens. Refresh Vermicelli in warm water in a separate bowl and add
to serving bowl in middle. Top with remaining ingredients and herbs.
This weeks Meal plan is getting back into the swing of cooking after being away.
Fresh from vegepod homegrown rocket for a great breakfast start to the weekend.
Ingredients serves 2
2 free range eggs
2 wholemeal English muffins
50g smoked salmon
1 handful rocket fresh from vegepod
Cook the egg in egg ring in non stick skillet with cooking spray
Split and Toast the english muffin then spread with mayo.
Top with rocket and sliced avocado.
Place salmon on other half and top with cooked egg then sandwich together.
This week I am making more effort to cook meals at home rather than eat out. Hubby is on holidays so its tempting to just go out and enjoy eating out but I am aware that I don’t know how meals are prepared and calories can increase as well as sodium if I am not careful which then has a adverse affect with my health issues. I came back from 3 day weekend with what I thought were healthy meals out to find a 3kg gain.