Tai here. I just wanted to sneak some blog time before hitting the hay and wish everyone a happy, healthy, and wonderful new year. Hopefully all those resolutions to get and/or stay fit will fall on fertile ground over the next 12 months.
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Man I have been slackadaisical recently. As much as I love this blog, I've been playing the avoidance game big time. It's in no small part that I've set myself a bar that might have been a smidge too high. Namel, the 30 Days, 30 Salads thing. I ... Read more
30 Days, 30 Salads: Home Edition - And We're Off!
Salad: Watermelon Salad with Basil and Feta
Verdict: A Juicy Surprise
I did it! I stocked up on two weeks-worth of produce (in retrospect, I might bu... Read more
30D30S: Home Edition - The Apetizer
So enough with the gruesome-yet-cool vegetable alien, right!
Lunch: Garlicky Steamed Vegetable Medley
Verdict: Mild but filling and tasty
No pic today, since lunch was had sans-celly (thus, no camera to take said pict... Read more
30 Days, 30 Salads Reboot: Introducing the Home Edition
About that picture. Disconcerting, I know. But I am a HUGE "Alien" fan (and by "fan" i mean, a simultaneously thrilled and terrified consumer), and I am also a fan of a ren... Read more
30 Days, 30 Salads: Day 8
Salad: Wow Bao Cool Pad Thai Salad with Chicken
Verdict: Wow Salad!
This one I may have had before, since I'm an avid fan of Wow Bao, a local chainlet t... Read more
30 Days, 30 Salads: Day 7
Salad: Friends Sushi Yuzu Ceviche Salad
I'll admit, I splurged a little on this lunch. It was a stressful day at work and the minu... Read more
30 Days, 30 Salads: Day 6
Salad: Tuscany Cafe Caprese Salad
Calories: Approx. 480
Verdict: I say approximately because that's what it clocked in at after sorting the ingredients through the hand... Read more
30 Days, 30 Salads: Day 5
Salad: Tempo Cafe Salad
Verdict: This little salad was a fancied-up version of the salads that my grandmothers used to serve us alongside the rice, beans, an... Read more
30 Days, 30 Salads: Day 4
Salad: Corner Bakery Salad Trio
Verdict: 30 Days, 30 Salads keeps on truckin with the Corner Bakery Salad Trio I had for lunch yesterday. When you go to C... Read more
30 Days, 30 Salads: Day 3
Salad: Cosi Lighter Side Signature Salad
Verdict: OK, OK, the jig is up. I missed yesterday due to poor planning. I was craving something new and differen... Read more
30 Days, 30 Salads: Day 2
Salad: Subway Veggie Delite Salad
Verdict: I have to hand it to Subway. It's kind of hard to walk into one where I live without being haunted by the knowled... Read more
30 Days, 30 Salads: Day 1
Salad: Yum Woonsen (Thai rice noodle salad)
Calories: Approx. 500
Verdict: Alright. Alright. As salads go this was definitely not what I was referring to as "vegetastic... Read more
And So It Begins
1.a. A dish of raw leafy green vegetables, often tossed with pieces of other raw or cooked vegetables, fruit, cheese, or other ingredients and served with a dressing.
b. The course of a meal consisting of this dish.
2. A cold dish... Read more
On to the Next One
So it's become a sad but true fact that I'm posting to this blog about once every six months, and I really have no excuse other than the pervasive and continuing "trying to get my s**t together" mantra. So, In an attempt to get this partay start... Read more