When I retrieved my salad out of the fridge at work I got a “So that’s your salad? Everyone has been asking who’s salad that is, it looks good!” It made me a little nervous, and it somewhat amazed me how closely people investigate the food that you bring to work. I guess I just don’t ever pay any mind to what is in the fridge I just try to find a little spot for what I’ve brought.
After thinking about Salads ALL DAY yesterday I picked up a few things to start my tour of summer salads. Spinach, Strawberries, Mushrooms, Almonds. I already had the Romaine Lettuce, Cheese and Blueberries on hand. I mixed it all together and this is what it looked like:
I thought I had a vinegerette dressing in the pantry, but after a desperate search I turned up nothing and googled a recipe. I actually had all the staples on hand: Olive Oil, Balsamic Vinegar, Garlic Clove, Honey, Dijon Mustard, Salt and Pepper and I even found a salad dressing jar hidden at the back of the cupboard that had been a wedding present that was perfect for mixing it in.
When I brought what was left of the salad in for lunch today I added the leftover peas and kidney beans from dinner on Monday. I meant to add the hard boiled eggs I had made last night too, but sadly I forgot. To everyone at work I say YES, it was as good as it looked. . . but please bring your own and quit staring so intently at my food, it makes me uncomfortable.