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1/31/09 1:39 P

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Sounds really good. I'll get the ingredients at next week's shopping trip and give it a try.

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PERSISTENCEMIMI Posts: 11,416
1/31/09 1:12 P

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Maria

Some liquids do accumilate (from the tomatoes), but it taste still great. I don't think it gets soggy.
Actually this huge amount is gone before one full week.

You may want to try this salad with a smaller amount and see how it works for you.
It's so good to have something so healthy ready in the refrigirator when I need it.



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1/31/09 11:41 A

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Mimi, that sounds great, and that chopper is fantastic. I've got a big electric version and it's a real pain to clean.
When you say you make a big bowl of salad for the week, does it not go soggy? How do you keep it fresh?

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1/31/09 10:41 A

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sounds yummy. I make my salad for the week too. But the original kind. I may kick it up with this. I also like my salad mixed with spiral noodles (pts) and mix it with kraft light vinegar and oil dressing.

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1/30/09 9:24 P

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Sounds yummy. I too will try it.
Thanks MIMI

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1/30/09 5:17 P

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I'll try this for a day or so.

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1/30/09 5:04 P

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Our healthy guidelines workshop inspired me to go back to this wonderful salad.

It took me 12 minutes to prepare a HUGE amount for the whole week for me and my husband (with my wonderful hand manual chopper)

* I make a HUGE amount in advance for the whole week
* I eat as much as I want every day (I'be never gained weight by eating too many vegetables...)
* If I want, I add to the salad 2 teaspoons of olive oil when serving
* I like to eat it in room temperature (I keep the salad in the refrigirator
* Try it first with much smaller amounts, and if you like it, make it with these quantities

Ingredients

15 small firm roman tomates, chopped fine
3 large english cucumbers, unpeeled (or 15 small pickled cucumbers), chopped fine
1 bunch of green onions, chopped fine
1 bunch of parsley, chopped fine
1 bunch of baby dill, chopped fine
2-3 red peppers, chopped (adds lot of fiber), chopped fine
Juice from 3 lemons
(olive oil, optional, add when serving, if desired and count points/calories. The salad is great without olive oil but tastes even better with it)

I chop everything in my manual hand chopper. Unbelievable invention!

Mix all and refirgirate

Enjoy!

I can't say enough about this wonderful chopper

Mine is item # 16690

Kitchen King Pro 11- Piece Food Preparation Station

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