A Tasty Way to Eat Your Veggies

We finally made vegetable curry tonight for dinner and it was delicious (and quick and easy)! It was just what my body needed after eating so much junk food these last couple of days. I found the recipe from Kidspot Australia and altered it a bit to my liking. I will definitely be making the vegetable curry again, but maybe as a side dish next time since this did not have much protein in it.

Vegetable Curry
Serves 4-6 as a main dish, more if using for a side

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Don’t be afraid of the beet!

Beet greens and ends

We’ve gotten a few beets in our CSA box the last couple of years. They (shamefully) were left in the fridge for too long of a time and then sneakily thrown out. They seemed too much work, they taste like dirt (right? That’s what they say?), and they are too messy.

Our last CSA box contained two beets. I was determined to cook them. My husband might not eat them, but I would at least prepare them. Instead of heating up the whole house on a hot day and roasting them in the oven, I opted to boil them. I cut the ends off, scrubbed them with a vegetable brush, and popped them into a pot of boiling water.

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Pretty and Edible

A beautiful vegetable bouquet from Joy Ever After

Sometimes I find myself spending mass amounts of time looking at pretty things online: Pretty parties, pretty stationary, pretty clothes. I love looking at blogs that style parties or design blogs. I found this bouquet from Joy Ever After. What a perfect bouquet for a garden party!