Swiss Chard Wrap + Exciting Announcement!


Good afternoon!

I have had a productive Monday so far. I had a horrible headache this morning so I finally gave in and had an Ibuprofen tablet. It took the headache away within 15 mins! I never take pills, so I guess when I do my body responds to them well.

This morning I have been cranking along with my to-do list:

  • Researched + Ordered Glo Bakery Packaging (1.5 hours)
  • Worked on new Glo Bakery website (1.5 hours)
  • Emails/Administrative tasks (1.5 hours)

It’s funny, now that I am enjoying my work I find I am so much more productive! A huge to-do list doesn’t phase me in the least.

Lunch was inspired by a comment from veggiegirl. She said she loves to use chard to make veggie wraps! I knew I had to try this for lunch.



                                  Swiss Chard + Cucumber Salmon Wrap


  • 1 can salmon
  • 2 spoonfuls Soy Yogurt (or regular)
  • 1/3 English cuke, chopped
  • 1 large Swiss Chard leaf (stem removed)
  • Paprika
  • Pepper


Sketchie enjoys licking the empty salmon can. Oh he is so spoiled!


IMG_7924I removed the bottom part of the stem, but I should have removed more of it! Those bites with the stem in there were not pleasant. I would strongly suggest removing as much of the stem as you can! I cut the bottom thick part out and it tasted much better.IMG_7932 

The overall taste was still a bit bitter, so I would also suggest using more seasonings or a different, more flavourful sauce to counteract the bitter qualities.

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All and all it was fun to try something totally new and adventurous! My body thanked me. :)

Dessert was a kiwi (not ripe enough yet- doh!):    


I am fueled on green power and ready to tackle the work once again!


I have some exciting news!

Tomorrow is a huge day for Oh She Glows. :D

Tomorrow we will have a famous guest celebrity on Oh She Glows! I am absolutely thrilled to present this special interview for you all.

Hint: She has been on Oprah!

Any guesses?


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{ 18 comments… read them below or add one }

1 nic March 31, 2009

i couldn’t believe my eyes, when i first saw your post…
my day started with an awful headache as well, and it’s gotten so worse, that i had to take a tablet (which i never do).
AND i had my first salad wrap too… without knowing about yours or veggiegirls somment! :D
i had mine just with hummus and grape tomatoes. sooo delicious and filling! ;) what a coincidence..!


2 Danica March 31, 2009

I can’t wait to find out who it is….oh the anticipation :)


3 RunToFinish March 30, 2009

Has bethany from the housewives been on oprah..that’s my guess!


4 VeggieGirl March 30, 2009

WAIT!!! I eat the swiss chard STEAMED :-D


5 Erin March 30, 2009

I had chard once and didn’t know what to do with it. The wraps look interesting, it sure sounds like a superfood!


6 Shelby March 30, 2009

I really can’t get past eating raw kale or chard. I’ve tried kale in my green smoothies but I have to counteract it with tons of sweet things. When I use spinach I don’t have to.

I’ll stick to kale chips and stir-fried chard. =)


7 Mara @ What's For Dinner? March 30, 2009

Hmmm… i wonder who it could be… I want to say Stephanie Izard, but she was doing the blog interview thing a while back…


8 Jess March 30, 2009

I can’t wait to see who it is!
I just had to say how amazing your blog is!
Thank you for taking the time to post all your wonderful workouts, baked goods and food!
They are fantastic:)

Much love,


9 Leah @ Simply Fabulous Now March 30, 2009

haha i’m going to guess Kris Carr too! I remember you saying you were trying to get her to do an interview for the site! :)


10 Run Sarah March 30, 2009

Excited for the interview! So much yummy greenness in your meals today!


11 Jackie March 30, 2009

I can’t think of anyone. Boo for me. :-(


12 Krista March 30, 2009

My cats swarm me when I open a can of tuna/salmon!

The chard rolls look great! Thanks for the tip about the stem!


13 Bec March 30, 2009

OMG I can’t wait to see who it is!


14 TorontoGirloutWest March 30, 2009



15 amy (veganissexy) March 30, 2009

Oooh that is exciting news! I have no idea who it may be…??? I would love to try a wrap like that. I too have been a bit turned off by raw kale & swiss chard. I like them in stir frys and soups, but it definitely takes a bit of getting used to eating them raw or in smoothies! I’ll give this one a try with my “tu-no” salad! Take care :)


16 Brandi C March 30, 2009

This makes me want to go to the store right now and purchase some Swiss Chard. Yumm!


17 girlrunningaround March 30, 2009

Exciting! Can’t wait to find out!


18 Bethany March 30, 2009

Kris Carr???


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