Summer-Style Salad & Help Me Pick!

Posted: April 8, 2011 at 8:25 am

Lots of rest really does wonders on recovering from illness. I took it easy yesterday while Peter worked from home to help with the kids. I don’t quite know what hit me, but I’m happy to report it seems to have only lasted 24 hours. I think having my appetite back excites me the most. I could only stomach the following yesterday during the day:

A Yogurt Bowl


2 Dippy Eggs, English Muffin, Grapes


Banana Soft Serve with a Drizzle of White Chocolate Peanut Butter


All delicious, but not quite the norm for how much I typically eat in a day. Luckily, once dinner rolled around I had worked up the desire for food again. We had quite the delicious meal planned and I was thrilled to partake!


We, and by “we” I mean “Peter”, grilled up some of our cow share steaks and I whipped up a delicious salad combo on the side. My all-time favorite salads include nuts, fruit, cheese, and a light dressing. Avocado doesn’t hurt either. This salad had it all.

salad1 salad2

Romaine, red onion, cucumber, strawberries, avocado, goat cheese, walnuts, and this homemade lemon vinaigrette Andrea shared last week on her blog. With such nice, warm temperatures outside it felt like fine summer dining. Sunshine always helps cure the “sickies” as we call them around here. <--- Life with kids, I tell ya.

I hope I continue feeling better and better as the day goes on. I’m still going to take it easy today to make sure of that. I plan on spending lunch with a friend, doing some blog reading during my usual afternoon time slot, and figuring out what to pick for my next 4all by jofit outfit. We get to choose our outfits this time. Help me pick! Which top and bottom would you pick from the London and New Orleans lines? Hint hint – let me know because another giveaway could be coming your way soon. 😉

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