Florence is doing splendidly on her vegan challenge! This week she discovered bok choy and I was happy to give her the nutritional info on it plus a yummy Asian bok choy slaw recipe!
In my own defence, let me begin by saying that I was not reared up eating bok choy. However, when I first tasted this powerhouse veggie at Shawn’s house a few weeks ago, I was delighted with its mild flavor and superb crispiness. I immediately added it to my list of what to buy for the vegan challenge. So off I go to Sobeys, feeling very vegan-esque as I loaded my cart with such green delights as kale, collard greens and of course bok choy. I was pleasantly surprised at its low price of just $2.49, as I greedily rummaged through the display for the largest bunch I could find. Then it was off to the check out for yet another surprise……. this one not so pleasant. Kale: $3.99; collard greens: $2.99; boy choy: $9.71. NINE DOLLARS AND SEVENTY ONE CENTS!
“There must be some mistake,” I said, “the sign…
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