Thursday, November 17, 2011

Giant Salad Night

I love embarking on big projects in the kitchen... and I can really enjoy being busy for hours in there... but sometimes I just need to eat dinner. Two nights a week I get home from teaching yoga at 9 pm. For years I was always struggling to come up with ideas for quick and simple dinners I could make in 30 minutes or so, while tired and starving. Finally, about a year ago, I came up with Giant Salad Night. So, at least two nights a week, we just have a big giant bowl of salad for dinner, and a little fruit for dessert. I throw in whatever I've got on hand: lettuce, bell peppers, cucumbers, hemp seeds, beans, nuts, tomatoes, spinach, cauliflower, avocados, red cabbage... it's a sea of colors and fresh flavors. It's perfect.

11 comments:

  1. That salad looks wonderful.

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  2. I love giant salads!!

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  3. Giant salads are the best! I love to keep a stash of roasted veggies on hand, and some kale of other hearty leafy green to make warm salads on chilly fall evenings.

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  4. That happened to me this week after teaching, but a microwaved sweet potato had to do. We don't quite have Cali's veggie spread (at least seasonal) on the east coast this time of year! But I like the idea of kale and roasted veggie salads...

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  5. I careful always. Im checking it thoroughly.

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  6. Love the giant salad night idea. :)

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  7. I think I wanna steal this idea. I love Giant Salad Night!

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  8. Yummy! Salad night sounds like a great idea, I will have to start doing that when time is short and my belly is growling. Such a simple idea but I really hadn't thought of it!

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  9. I fully support giant salad night! My favorite salads are the ones that will only fit in the largest bowl I own.

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  10. It's almost summer here now (though the weather things that it's already summer) and I am loving giant salads so much.

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  11. Hello, i am new here. It's nice to read some post about this nowadays. Its meaningful and somehow sharing this to readers like me, makes me want to surf the web to be able to get more wonderful ideas.Thank you for posting this. Thank you

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