Remember the summer salad challenge? Um, yeah, that. Anyone who was keeping track knows that I didn’t actually hit my goal of 12 weeks/12 salads. Or, well, at least not 12 posts. I’m not that fussed, because I did achieve 2 things: established healthier, vegetable-laden eating habits discovered and/or concocted far more than 12 salads
Eep! I just realized I forgot to post a salad last week. Which is especially lame given that I knew what I wanted to post, and it is SO easy. This is perfect for a last-minute, crazy-busy, shoot-I-don’t-have-a-salad morning.
This salad is a mishmash of 3 different recipes: I started with Crab, Corn, and Tomato Salad with Lemon Basil Dressing, took away some tomato (which I’m not that fond of – don’t ask me why I picked a recipe with “Tomato” in the title), added grilled red pepper (which I LOVE), and replaced the [...]
The scale is being a bitch. I was still feeling pretty Zen about it (or, at least in spite of it) earlier in the week, but no more. Please bear with me while I drag you through the details. Or, if you like, skip to the bottom for this week’s salad. (I’m totally ok with [...]
After the ups and downs of the past week, things seem to be settling down. I was feeling relieved until
I’m falling behind on my Summer Salad Challenge – but in my own defence I’ve spent only 4 days at home in the last two weeks, and most of that was spent unpacking from the cottage and then packing for a trip to Calgary (Stampede! Yeehaw!).
A quickie for week 3 of the Summer Salad Challenge. Not a recipe so much as a môde-de-préparatión:
I’m sick. I’ve been sick for a week and a half. I spent the evening at BOLO terrified that I’d get up there and try to start reading and just croak. Come to think of it, maybe I did. Everyone was so nice, I wouldn’t have put it past them to just read along on their iPhones [...]
I remember when we were in Greece, and ordered a “Cucumber, Onion, and Tomato Salad”. And that is exactly what we got: a huge bowl of cucumber chunks, tomato slices and a thick slice of onion.