Skip to main content

Yummy Salad


Salad can get boring so today I got creative... romaine lettuce, a little ranch mixed in with the lettuce... then shredded cheddar, raspberries, grape halves, strawberry, and just a few almonds. A nice fresh salad for a warm day. Yum!

Comments

  1. So did this salad manage to keep you full all afternoon? I find that salads (but soup even more so) don't tend to keep me full until suppertime!

    ReplyDelete
  2. Surprisingly I did ok. I was keeping busy in the yard so my mind wasn't on eating, but by meal time again I was starving. It was delicious though!

    ReplyDelete
  3. OOOHHH...YUM! I love fruit in my salad! I'm sorry I didn't get back to you sooner, it's been a crazy couple of weeks...good crazy! I forgot to tell you about my large zucchini...well, I don't eat them plain that large. I use them in zucchini bread and such when they get that big. After every rain, I can count on getting a couple that big. Now my cucumbers, beans, and crowder peas are going wild! Take care!

    ReplyDelete

Post a Comment

Popular posts from this blog

Aztec Blend

I was at the Bulk Barn last week and decided to try out one of their rice blends. It is Aztec Blend #1656. It includes colusari red rice, long grain brown rice, split peas, and amaranth. I had no idea what some of those ingredients were but figured anything's worth a try, right? When I got home I looked up colusari rice & amaranth. Colusari rice is a burgundy-colored chewy rice that has a light nutty-popcorn-like flavor and amaranth is actually an herb.

It was very simple to prepare & actually pretty good. The peas were a little crunchy which added nice texture. I was surprised that both kids really liked it.

Banna-Nutella Tortilla Wrap

While standing in the grocery store line last week I was flipping through a cooking magazine and came across this idea.  I thought it was the perfect after school surprise for Christian.

First I spread the nutella on a tortilla.

Then I put a peeled banana on it.

Rolled it up...

...and it was ready to eat.

Christian shared it with his little brother and they both gobbled it up.  A little messy... for Alexander especially, but worth it.

Raspberry Picking with Alexander

Two weeks ago we took Alexander raspberry picking.  He dressed up in long sleeves and pants to protect his legs from the raspberry vines and his rainy day boots in hopes of a puddle to splash in.