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On the menu 6/14/11

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Today's salad was short on protein, I saw afterwards, so will have to adjust for that next time.... add some edemame, hard boiled egg, sardine or something.......OR just make sure dinner & other snacks are chock-full of protein!
Started with 4 cups of spring mix, scallion, strawberries, half a pear, 1 oz goat cheese & 1/4 oz. of chopped pecans with Newman's Own light raspberry & walnut dressing.
CAL: 279, CARB: 30, FAT: 16, PROT: 8

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BOBINVA 6/14/2011 9:34PM


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SUZWARNR 6/14/2011 6:40PM

    Yum! I make a version of this with feta cheese. Never tried it with pears or goat cheese before. I like putting blueberries on it too. I have also added grilled chicken on occasion. Thanks for sharing!

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On the menu 6/13/11

Monday, June 13, 2011

Tonightís salad, which I made after I walked home from my zumba class, consisted of spring mix, strips of carrots & asparagus & scallions--all from local farmerís market, plus a hard boiled egg, clementine tangerine & 1/8 c of chopped pecans with Newmanís Own (who else) Sesame Ginger salad dressing.
CAL: 368, CARB: 16, FAT: 27, PROT: 20

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TXGRANDMA 6/13/2011 11:57PM

    Yum, Yum! this looks GREAT!! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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On the menu 6/12/11

Sunday, June 12, 2011

For today's lunch I warmed asparagus soup I'd made yesterday (using fresh asparagus & scallions from farmer's market) & a SparkRecipe for cornbread. Watched a chef make the soup at local farmer's market demo, saw he used bunch of butter, so based on his ingredients, I made up my own version using, per serving: 1 c 2 % milk (no cream! chef used whole; could even use 1%), 1 tsp butter, 1 tsp olive oil, 1 cup thinly sliced asparagus, 1/2 c scallions, 1/2-1T flour. Tasted delicious, without expense of dollars & calories had there been heavy cream in the recipe. Cornbread is so good, half the time I don't even use butter. Below stats are for soup & cornbread.
CAL: 395, CARB: 45, FAT: 19, PROT: 16

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TXGRANDMA 6/12/2011 11:57PM

    MMMMMMM!! Looks Great! (I can pretend it is broccoli soup, I don't like asparagus!)
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On the menu 6/11/11

Saturday, June 11, 2011

Another great salad after picking up freshly-harvested items from local farmer's market: spring mix (greens), scallions, asparagus (strips), then added carrot strips, grape tomatoes, grilled veggies (onions, mushrooms, peppers), 1 oz dried cherries, 1 oz goat cheese, glazed walnuts (1/2 t. each olive oil & butter, 1/2 t. sugar, 1/8 t. cinnamon plus 3 halves, chopped coarsely) & topped with Newman's Own cranberry walnut LF dressing, 2T.
CAL: 364, CARB: 36, FAT: 19, PROT: 10

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BABYSTEPS84 6/12/2011 12:51PM

    I wish I was that big of a salad person!

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MSWEEZER 6/12/2011 6:11AM

    Enjoy them but hate making them. This is beautiful!!!

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TXGRANDMA 6/12/2011 12:08AM

    That looks so good! I LOVE salads! Thanks for sharing!

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SUZWARNR 6/11/2011 7:10PM

    That sounds wonderful! I love Newman's raspberry walnut vinagrette dressing. Yum!

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CHALLENGER15 6/11/2011 6:16PM


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MCJULIEO 6/11/2011 5:44PM

    Oh, how beautiful! emoticon

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GINGERVISTA 6/11/2011 5:18PM

    Love me some salads!!! emoticon

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GONEWLIFE 6/11/2011 4:54PM

    looks delish !

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On the menu 6/9/11

Thursday, June 09, 2011

Today's lunch was a salad with lots of veggies from local farmer's market: spring mix greens, radishes & shredded asparagus plus grilled onions, mushrooms, peppers, hard boiled egg & 1 oz goat cheese topped with 2 tablespoons of Newman's Own LF Sesame Ginger dressing.
CAL: 235, CARB: 17, FAT: 13, PROT: 15

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CHALLENGER15 6/10/2011 5:50AM

    Oh, my salads sure don't hold a candle to that! Maybe I need to do this!

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BABYSTEPS84 6/9/2011 10:54PM


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CUDDLEY51 6/9/2011 7:20PM

    How yummy! emoticon

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GINGERVISTA 6/9/2011 4:46PM

    It WAS yummy, except I forgot to include some fruit on it, orange or pear or even dried cherries. Plus, toasted hemp seeds for more protein. Next time! emoticon

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WILLOW49 6/9/2011 4:44PM


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YELLOWDAHLIA 6/9/2011 4:40PM

    That looks YUMMY!!

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