Sunday, 20 May 2012

lunchbox week #04

happy weekend everyone - hope yours is going very wonderfully indeed :)

i've had a lovely time catching up with friends over brunch, pottering in the garden and relaxing with my mum. it's been super chilled, and i am now fully energised for the week ahead.

thanks for all your compliments on my lunchbox series so far - it's so good to share my food with you all, and it means that i don't settle for a second-rate sandwich lunch. so, here are my latest eats:

mushroom and tomato salad on homegrown greens, with broad beans and a plum. and a prawn cocktail from Tesco (really not tasty at all - note to self: always make your own).


cucumber and peppers with fancy houmous (again from Tesco's, as it's literally just round the corner from work), and half an avocado.


baby plum tomatoes, half a red pepper, half an avocado, one mandarin and a carton of coconut water. decadent, but delicious. i've now got into the habit of buying the big ones to keep in the fridge for drinking each morning.


another Tesco lunch - a red pepper, baby corn and sugarsnap peas, houmous (i only ate one of the trio pack), and a hot sausage from the deli counter. just to show you that you can eat healthy, creative and tasty food from a superstore at lunchtime - it doesn't have to be just sandwiches.


so, that was rather an unprepared week - rather busy and full, and the lunches ended up being a bit slapdash. oh well, they were tasty!

what are your latest eats? and do you ever get lured in by the hot deli counter in superstores?

currently listening to: the sound of the washing machine and the birds tweeting in the garden. i must go out and start sowing some salad seeds - i bought some asolo salad mix and some french sorrel from work, and i can't wait to eat them in a few weeks!

5 comments:

  1. washing machine!! you've just reminded me - mine should be done, it almost stayed in there all night oops!

    What i was going to say was have you seen the new mini trio of dips by tesco - top one was smokey butterbean, then frijemole (or however its spelt) and also edamame bean dip. can really recommend the top 2, have tried the 3rd yet.

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  2. These all look so healthy, colourful and delicious, but I think I'd get super hungry if that's all I ate for lunch! How do you manage to stay full?

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  3. I finally refound your blog! :-) I don't even know how I lost you when I left Oats and Jam! :-) Anyway, I love how colourful your lunches are ... but yes, I agree with the previous comment, I'd get so hungry if that was my lunch! Add in a bagel and I'd be set! ;-) I've been eating a lot of bagels of late although I think with this change in weather, I might opt for wraps or something for lunch!

    Hope you have a great week! :-)

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  4. You always have the best lunch boxes packed!

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  5. wow, great ideas for lunch! definitely going to try some of those out (: I have just started up my own healthy food blog, maybe you would take a look? Thanks!

    www.happymeanshealthy.blogspot.com

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