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Garden Update

The garden is awesome!  Zucchini, tomatoes, kale, everywhere!

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Next year I absolutely need to keep the kale, tomatoes, zucchini, and basil.  I should also plant parsley again because that’s really great for the bean recipes.  I was much better this year about making dishes using ingredients from the garden.  On the left I made this recipe with kale, avocados, lemon juice, and pine nuts.  On the right I made this recipe of quinoa with chickpeas and patty pan squash.

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This is the same kale dish and this recipe of red bell peppers, red onion, and chickpeas.  It’s supposed to have bulgur too, but I was dumb and bought barley which takes much longer to cook.

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If you’re too lazy to make a meal, you can just shred some kale, tomatoes, and I added some goat cheese that dad bought us.  Thanks dad!

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I have a huge stockpile of zucchini and patti pan squash.  As soon as I take my final on Wednesday I’m going to make loads of zucchini bread.

 

By the way, I created an Instagram account so I could post pictures of my food and pictures of the weird things you see in Salt Lake City.  I see the strangest things when I run to work in the morning and I started recording them.  Last week someone put spices on the sidewalk with a sign saying they’re free.  I have evidence.  So check it out!

4 Responses to “Garden Update”

  1. tess says:

    I’m impressed! You’re so motivated not only growing such a great garden, but then actually cooking lots of tasty meals with it all.

    I see you’re on endomondo now! Do you like it so far?

  2. Elizabeth says:

    Haha, yeah last year I grew the garden and then didn’t do much with it. This feels a lot more satisfying. :-)

    Endomondo is good so far. I had to switch apps because I bought an Android phone that doesn’t support my Cyclemeter app. Boo! I need to keep playing around with it. I’m addicted to competing against myself as a run or bike to work and I haven’t figured out those features yet.

  3. Tess says:

    I think you have to buy the pro version to compete with yourself. I think it’s only like 4 dollars one time though, so not too much of an investment.

  4. Elizabeth says:

    No wonder I couldn’t get it to work!