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B@S = Big Ass Salad

August 27th, 2011 at 10:35 am

I've been eating a lot of Big Ass Salads the last few weeks for lunch. I start with a homemade dressing. The base is salt and pepper and balsalmic vingegar. Then I add olive oil or sunflower oil or mayonaisse depending on what I feel like that day. I add a large handful of spinach and about 4 cups of romaine.

Next come the veggies and egg. I usually add a hard-boiled egg, onion and tomatoes. I may add celery and/or radishes if I have them.

Meat can be any of the following, ham, pepperoni, leftover roast chicken breast, turkey deli meat, tuna, ground beef, or shrimp sauteed in butter.

Finally I might add some slivered almonds, walnuts or sunflower seeds. Makes a huge salad and very tasty and filling, I don't want to eat again for several hours.

Today I woke up late so only eating 2 meals. For dinner I'll have one of the steaks I got yesterday and green beans with salsa, a small salad and watermelon for dessert. Sounds good to me. Smile

I finished reading the library book Promises Revealed by Sarah McCarthy. Romance - very good.

5 Responses to “B@S = Big Ass Salad”

  1. LuckyRobin Says:

    You're making me crave salad! I think I've got the ingredients for a wedge salad. Mmm...

  2. baselle Says:

    Very much like the paleo diet. I joke that its the meat and leaves diet, but I've lost about 5 lbs in the last two weeks on it.

  3. Shiela Says:

    me too...I want some B@S now.

  4. retire@50 Says:

    baselle - I'm doing a combo paleo/low carb since April and have lost 20 lbs, plus even better all my health indicators are better too. blood glucose, blood pressure and when I get my lab results next week expecting to see good things for my cholesterol/trigs. Lots of other nice things with this way of eating too. Better sleep at night, lost inches, no headaches, no heartburn, just general feeling good.

    Do you read Mark's Daily Apple blog?

  5. baselle Says:

    I'll have to check that blog out!

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