Salad-a-Day

by Cait on June 1, 2012

I did a nice 20 minutes of yoga after breakfast this morning and boy did it feel good.  I even managed to do it without Clara climbing all over me which is a huge feat!

Then, right as I got up to make lunch, she decided it was time to play.

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As I stood behind the island fixing my salad, she did everything she could to try to telepathically let me know that it was play time, not food time.

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After all her attempts she finally gave up and just decided that pouting was the way to go:

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What a nut.

In honor of Angela’s June Salad-a-Day Challenge, I made up another big bowl of the stuff!

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In today’s bowl I combined:

  • 50/50 lettuce mix
  • Shredded carrots
  • 1/4 of an avocado (perfectly ripe!)
  • Edamame (the very last of it )
  • Dried cranberries
  • Sliced almonds

Topped with olive oil and red wine vinegar.

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So, SO good.

There’s just something about the combo of dried fruit and nuts in a salad.  It’s so delicious.

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On the side I had a juicy white flesh nectarine -

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Even Clara thought it looked like a pretty good lunch:

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I’ve been knocking out things on my to-do list all morning.  Just a trip to the gym left on the agenda and then it’s pizza night!

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sarah June 1, 2012

Where do you find edamame in the grocery store? frozen section? It looks so good

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Cait June 1, 2012

Yup! Right near the veggies :)

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CJ @ http://healthy-happy-whole.com June 1, 2012

I am loving that summer fruit is making a comeback!!! Yay for white nectarines :-)
Happy Friday!!!

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Cait June 1, 2012

Totally! I will get in on that yay any day :) Happy Friday to you too!

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Natalie @ will jog for food June 1, 2012

Clara is ADORABLE!

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Cait June 1, 2012

Thank you! :)

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Maura @ My Healthy 'Ohana June 1, 2012

Clara is seriously cute! So much personality :)

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Cait June 1, 2012

Haha I know – she’s too much to take sometimes.

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