After reading about this salad challenge and realizing that I had missed the sign up date, I decided to make up my own, gluten-free salad challenge! I love salads and eat them almost daily. I do get in a rut, though, and this is just the thing to pull me out of that rut! So, here is my challenge:
To eat at least 1 salad/day for 2 weeks. Each salad has to contain the following:
~ At least 1 cup of salad greens (spinach, arugula, kale, mixed greens, etc)
~ At least 1 serving of another vegetable of a different color (tomatoes, carrots, red peppers, radishes, etc)
~ A source of protein (cheese…lots of choices, meat/meat sub., beans, nuts, eggs)
~ Dressing is optional, but I usually use at the very least EVOO & balsamic)
~ Bonus: Max. 1 handful or one serving of something else that I may not normally put in a salad or in the particular salad that I made. I have been known to use Fritos as GF croutons! So, things along those lines. Maybe I’ll give cereal a try? LOL!
I am going to commit to this for 2 full weeks, starting on Wednesday, April 15, 2009 (tax day, what better day?). Anyone else up for the Gluten-Free Salad Challenge? Just post here or shoot me an email. I’ll put together a little raffle for those who play along and enter your names into a contest and send out a GF Goody Bag! For those who do play along for the GF Goody bag, make sure to document your salads.
Woohoo!! I am excited! I love challenges & goals and I love salads. This will certainly inspire me to be more creative!