Salads

I just came up to the office from eating lunch - sort of a meatless taco salad. Fresh red leaf lettuce from the farmers market, tomato, little sweet pepper, queso fresco, scallion, black beans, last of a container of salsa, 1/2 an avocado. Lime juice squeezed over and sprinkled with salted Hunan chiles and a few broken up tortilla chips. Better than the sum of its parts.

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This is a picture of “all the things” my pre-diabetes app asks about.

I do love a chopped salad. I think I went to Portillo’s about a year ago, but I think for hot dogs and a beef sandwich.

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Yep.

Different times! ('23 :face_with_hand_over_mouth:)

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Good for you, tracking with an app. I’ve started logging everything into MyFitnessPal once again.

I eat there every time I visit my fam in Chicago but have never tried the chopped salad. The Italian beef, wet with hot giardiniera, is where it’s at.

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Noted! :smiley:

I’ve never seen a hot dog “through the garden”…

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The best way to treat a hot dog IMHO

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I happen to have raspberry vinegar and garden spinach…gotta try this!

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I hope you like it!!

This Broccoli Date Crunch Salad soundsgood.

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Our local market is posting a.favorite salad of mine,
Watermelon chunks with feta and arugula or green of your choice drizzled with olive oil. Looking forward to summer.

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Sounds good! My arugula is usually done by the time watermelons are local, but I love it with just the feta too!

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Thank goodness for salads, to help with the regularity :rofl:

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I’m a convert to dates in salad. That looks amazing.

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I saw it on a Guy Fieri show. Who knew? :exploding_head:

oof now it’s ruined for me :wink:

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I had an incredible salad with thinly sliced celery, finely chopped dates, and ricotta salata at a restaurant in Philly. I’m not too fond of sweet things in my savories, but this worked fantastically well. It’s all about proportions, I guess.

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If you haven’t tried Ottolenghi’s baby spinach salad with dates and almonds, I recommend it highly. As I noted upthread, I always skip the pita and butter and just fry the almonds and sumac in olive oil, and Cho the dates smaller.

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