22 February 2012

"I Wish It Was Spring" Salad

I rarely think about making salads in the winter

But do we really need an excuse, such as the weather, to
 prevent us from enjoying such a healthy meal? Of course not!

In a large mixing bowl, I tossed together 1/2 a head of romaine lettuce
 and 4-5 cups of spring mix salad greens with 1 medium diced tomato, 
1/2 cup chickpeas, 1/2 diced avocado, and 1/8 cup diced red onion...

And 1 roasted and shredded chicken breast

I seasoned it with black pepper and made my 

Perfectly balanced meal

And a large enough portion to keep you full for hours

Questions: Have you been eating your leafy green 
vegetables lately? What's your favorite way to eat them?


j3nn said... [reply]

Oh, wow, that looks totally AWESOME! I love the bowl, too. YUM

Kat @ Cupcake Kat said... [reply]

That looks so healthy and delicious. I need some like right now! I have salads a lot for lunch even in the winter. My favorite way to have leafy greens is with some quinoa or hummus on top.

Anonymous said... [reply]

I am dreaming of spinach with cream...

Jolene - EverydayFoodie said... [reply]

I got my leafy greens lately by having them in a green monster smoothie and using kale in my chicken stock.

Cotter Crunch said... [reply]

i've missed you!! how are you? Love my winter salads too. But spring means fruit and avocado, yes/?

Lauren said... [reply]

I've been eating a lot of spinach lately! Love it :)

Heather said... [reply]

That salad looks amazing! I will have to make it soon!

Sarah B @ Bake + Bike said... [reply]

Mmm salad! That bowl looks delicious and heyyy spring isn't that far away.

I like my salads simple - mixed greens (must include baby spinach and arugula), tomato, avocado, and some lemon herb dressing.

Kath (My Funny Little Life) said... [reply]

The salad looks wonderful! I've stir-fried and juiced greenies lately.

Laura @ LauraLivesLife said... [reply]

I've been needing to eat more summery foods to get out of the winter funk - this salad looks delicious! I've been eating a lot of raw veggies lately - they're just easier to transport around!

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