OK. So I popped over to my parents’ house (they’re my neighbors) the other day to borrow something. Nobody was home but we have the same key (cute, I know.) While rummaging through the fridge I came across the bucket of salad fixings you see here.
(Sorry Mom! I may have even neglected to tell you I borrowed something–which I can’t even recall what it was at the moment–much less that I snapped photos of your private produce stash…!)
I, too, prep salad fixings en masse, but holy cow: not like this. Can you even believe this situation!? And I thought I was a little overboard with my veggies… seems it may not actually be my fault. I mean, with genes like this, what real choice do I have?
In this bucket is about the healthiest mixture of delicious salad fun a person can have on a weekly basis. Purchased from our local farmers market, in this trough you will find: Swiss chard, cauliflower, carrots, bell pepper, celery… I think that’s it. Things like onion or tomato should wait till eatin’ time as they don’t keep quite as well.
In case it’s not clear, my parents are pretty darn healthy folks. This salad chest is but one example of the smart food choices they make every day– choices that are easier to make when whipping up a nutritious salad is as simple as opening the fridge.
Thanks for the positive role modeling, Mom!
Oh–and regarding the loose ends. Here is Teri’s Baked French Toast recipe from Monday. I’ll also put it on the recipe page. Happy Friday everyone!