Tuesday, June 24, 2008

Fruit & Veg!

As you may know I am always on a diet. K wanted to lose weight over the hols so joined me. Everyone was tucking into Choc Ices and we felt left out so here is my recipe for a slimming ice lollie!!!
Weigh and wash 1lb strawberries

Whizz them up

add some lowfat yoghurt of similar flavour, I used Muller Lite

Mix until a marble effect

Pour into lollie thingys

Freeze, then enjoy

I didn't add sweetner but you can do if you wish!!

We had some of my homegrown potatoes on Sunday

they where so scrummy, then I got the Dobies catalogue through, telling me about the winter crops I could be growing, late potatoes, cabbage, cauli etc. Now my small plot is normally empty over winter but I think I may have a go. They also mention autumn onion sets, would I have to cloche them? How successful have people been with any of these?
I wish I had an allotment, did I tell you I'm having another go at growing cauliflower, we are big eaters of cauli, its basically the only veg T eats apart from peas and sweetcorn!


Denise said...

I want to plant some stuff for winter so would love the details of the catalogue. Is it on-line? Great stuff Libby!

Julia said...

Ooh lovely potatoes! I harvested half my first earlies a week ago, and they look lovely. Must eat them tonight!

Another way of spending an awful lot of money is the Chiltern Seeds catalogue:


They have a special edibles catalogue which they send out with the main one too, with any order you make. It's evil...

Cheryl said...

I am definately making those lollies, they sound great. My grandchildren will love them...tks Libby.

I love new potatoes and could eat a whold bowl with a knob of butter and chopped mint.

I have a friend who has an allotment, so I get lots of free veg which is good.....

Ex-Shammickite said...

mmmmm I love strawberries, my dad used to grow strawberries for a living, we had acres of them.
I have just come back from 3 weeks in England... and while there I had some freshly dug new spuds from my BIL's allotment... absolutely gotgeous!