Friday, March 27, 2015

Salad of the Day


All week I've been eating salads for lunch. This was yesterday's creation. It started out with a bed of organic baby spinach and Iceberg lettuce.

Then sliced strawberries were added along with strips of orange bell pepper. The three-pack was on sale this week at Aldi, the multicolor red, orange and yellow was priced at a dollar forty-nine for a package. Wow, they're usually over three dollars for three peppers.

Then I added a diced Roma tomato (four for forty-nine cents making them about twelve cents each) and a few Garbanzo beans. I open a can and run cold water over the contents and drain the beans using the lid. Then I transfer them to a covered container for use all week. I do the same thing with organic black beans.

To top the salad off I added a boiled egg and served it with Raspberry Vinaigrette dressing.

Baby Spinach leaves and a sliced strawberry
Strips of orange bell pepper and Garbanzo beans for protein


Diced Roma tomato

Topped off with a small amount of shredded Queso Quesadilla cheese and a boiled egg, this was truly a filling lunch.

6 comments:

  1. This looks and sounds delicious! It is spring and time for me to loose about 10 pounds. Salads are on my menu several nights this week and this one will definitely be one of them!

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    1. Me too, Sheila. I don't know where they came from and I want them to go back wherever it was. I've been avoiding bread and red meat all week.
      Thank you for coming by.

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  2. Looks really good. I just love all kinds of salads.

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    1. Hi Rasma, I do, too. Thank goodness for the warmer weather so I can begin a lighter meal plan. Thank you for stopping by.

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  3. What a great looking salad. You sure know how to make food look appealing. I don’t know that I have eaten peppers rare, that never even occurred to me. Now, about losing those ten pounds…….if there is a secret, I want to know it.

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    1. Mike, No luck yet with the ten pounds. I'm very frustrated with starving myself and having no results. Of course, the ton of Ranch dressing I use might be the reason, and then there's the cookies and jelly beans...Oh my.
      J will only eat bell peppers raw. If they're cooked, he won't even look at them. :(

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