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YUMMY Salad


Saturday, March 16, 2013

Spinach
Romaine lettuce
.5 oz. raisins
.1 oz of pecans
.7 oz of Cabot 50% reduced fat cheddar
36 grams of avocado
2 small tomatoes
1 mushroom
carrots strips
hard boiled egg
4 TBS of my homemade ranch dressing: plain chobani greek yogurt, milk and powdered ranch dressing powder [33 calories, 2 carbs, 4 grams of protein and NO fat!]

All for the GRAND total of 326 calories, 28 carbs, 17 grams of fat and 22 grams of protein! YUMMY, YUMMY, YUMMY!

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LOVING the Spark Way of eating!

We had a GREAT reunion last night with the boys, and I even allowed myself a small serving of ice cream and one of Mary's cookies to celebrate the boys' homecoming. Tonight we're having company and a HUGE pizza party! So I'm reserving calories for our evening of fun and feasting. emoticon

Love you all, and HAPPY SATURDAY!

P.S. My dh saw my salad, and said, "Could you make me one of those." So I'm off to make my SWEETHEART a salad and split pea soup. I LOVE this guy!

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ASHENPOND 3/24/2013 1:01AM

    YUMMY as you say. Thanks for sharing.

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CGDINASIA 3/19/2013 6:48AM

    Sounds delicious! Thanks for sharing.

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SAL1512 3/18/2013 9:03PM

    Yum! Yum!
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RSSSLHB 3/17/2013 1:28PM

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GAYLLYNNE 3/17/2013 8:19AM

    Sounds great!!

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ERIECANALGAL 3/17/2013 12:28AM

    That salad sounds so yummy! I want one. You are blessed to have such a wonderful husband.
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BESTSUSIEYET 3/16/2013 10:26PM

    She's BACK!! Wonderful salad recipe! Been thinking of you & praying for your DH's new job ... I'm hoping it's coming real soon! Enjoy that homecoming!

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MJ7DM33 3/16/2013 10:07PM

  Thx for sharing! Sounds yummy!

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KADULAC 3/16/2013 9:57PM

    Yum to both the salad and split pea soup.

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NEWKATHYNOW 3/16/2013 9:09PM

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DOROTHYBERO 3/16/2013 7:55PM

    It does sound yummy - love your blog!

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MSKRIS7 3/16/2013 7:54PM

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MHNGJR 3/16/2013 5:25PM

    Love your planning ahead so you can enjoy time with family. I love salads, but I love salads that I don't have to fix better emoticon emoticon

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RAINBOWMF 3/16/2013 4:54PM

    MMMmmmmm have a good time!

Family and fun doesn't get much better then that.

Mary

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FREELADY 3/16/2013 4:51PM

    Smart woman! Keep on enjoying those wholesome delights with gratitude!

And FEAST your eyes on those precious young men, while they're in the house!

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-LINDA_S 3/16/2013 1:42PM

    It does sound yummy! As one who likes to emphasize protein and good fats, I'd find a way to up the fat (love my homemade mayo!) and decrease the carbs a bit. You and your hubby look very cute and happy!

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MSROZZIE 3/16/2013 1:39PM

    Your salad sounds like a winner. I'll give it a try. Thanks for sharing! YUMMY and emoticon

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CRYSTLE4HIMTX12 3/16/2013 1:25PM

    You salad sounds yummy. I'd nix the egg yolk and cheese and add more mushrooms or onion. emoticon I'm an onion junkie. I love raw onion. emoticon

Hope you are having a super Saturday. emoticon

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EJOY-EVELYN 3/16/2013 1:22PM

    Very yummy. You've come to use some of our favorites in moderation -- and that's what it's all about. I make a whole flatbread pizza with only one ounce (or less) of cheese and I don't feel I've been denied at all. The fact that you can weigh out 2.7 grams (.1 oz) of pecans is absolutely delightful! That's equivalent to one sugar-free werthers candy on my scale. -- I simply love my scale for such measurements. My higher calorie (and often nutritious-rich) whole foods are sometimes the garnish of life they deserve to be. Keep up the great work and enjoy that pizza tonight! Hug, hug -- Evelyn

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BABYSOX 3/16/2013 1:20PM

    That salad sounds delicious. I love a good salad.

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HUNGRYWOMAN2 3/16/2013 1:14PM

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Your salad looks delicious! I am always looking for new recipes to try.

You are blessed to have such a wonderful family.
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