Trusty Ol’ Salad

I haven’t had a salad in what feels like months. (Actually, it honestly might be months since I have had one! Yikes.)

Today the salad made a strong comeback in the form of an Asian veggie salad I gobbled up during lunch.

Asian Salad

My salad included:

  • Spinach
  • Broccoli slaw
  • Steamed broccoli and carrots (leftover from yesterday’s lunch)
  • Portobello mushrooms
  • Celery
  • MorningStar Farms Asian veggie patty
  • Kraft light Asian toasted sesame dressing

So Many Veggies

After pouring on the yummy dressing, I shook up my salad to evenly disperse all the goodies.

All Shook Up

Salads can really bore me if there aren’t enough toppings to keep me interested. Fortunately this bad boy had a variety of flavors and made me feel quite satisfied.

What is your favorite salad topping?

I love the addition of fruit (such as apple slices or mandarin oranges) and toasted nuts to my salads. Yum!

Tonight

Ryan is tackling his first spaghetti squash in preparation for our dinner tonight.

Spaghetti Squash

Since he has the week off from work, I left him detailed instructions as to how to bake a spaghetti squash and fork out the yummy strands so the squash will be ready to go when we want to eat this evening.

We have plans to do some Christmas returns/ exchanges tonight and I know we’ll want a quick and easy dinner after the shopping madness. When I asked him to prep the squash while I was at work he said “What!? But I’m the ‘meat guy!'” He seemed a little nervous but  I have faith in his squash abilities! You go guy! 😉

7 Responses

  1. I love fruit in my salads, too. And nuts!

  2. That salad looks fantastic!

  3. OOH that salad looks fabulous.. so fresh and healthy! Im with Jess.. Im a big nut and fruit fan myself.
    Hope your din din turns out well! 🙂

  4. oo i love sketti squash!!
    how is the asian patty? thats like the only one i havent tried yet!

  5. spaghetti squash is really good- i had it for the first time the other day! & that salad looks good- i’ve had those asian patties because my sister is a vegetarian & they are pretty tasty
    xoxo
    shelley
    http://findinghappinessandhealth.wordpress.com

  6. I LOVE salads but I am like you too that I need toppings to not get bored! For lunch today I topped my salad with leftover Christmas turkey! It was tasty and a healthy way to indulge in the Christmas leftovers!!

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