Saturday, February 22, 2014
Someone recently said to me, "salads always taste better when someone else makes them". I never thought of it that way, but it's true. A $10 salad at my local restaurant always tastes better than what I make at home for pennies.
That is a challenge to me, and I keep trying to make a delicious salad at home. I find that the more ingredients, the better. It's a good way to get my 5 servings of vegetables. Some of my favorite salad components: Romaine, Red or Green Leaf Lettuce, sliced brussels sprouts, kale, beets, carrots, red onions, cucumber, bell pepper, celery, mushrooms. I like to include some type of cheese, either blue, or feta, or parmesan. Instead of croutons, I like some toasted nuts for extra texture.
Dress it simply with vinegar and olive oil and you have a meal.
I would be very interested to hear what your favorite salad ingredients are.
Thank you. Have a wonderful, healthy weekend!