So, for those of you who read my first article on chicken, you know I’m a pretty picky eater. And yes, thanks to my boyfriend, I now have a much more varied diet. But there was a long period of time in my life when I pretty much only ate chicken or salad. In fact, there were days when I would eat salad for both lunch and dinner! Over the years, I’ve taken a lot of abuse from friends and family about my terrible eating habits and pathetically stocked kitchen of just chicken, salad fixings, condiments, and water. While it is safe to say that I am a former chicken addict, I am also a recovering salad-oholic.
Salads are great, though. They’re healthy and filling, which keeps you from pigging out after dinner (I don’t know if that’s a problem for you, but it sure was a huge problem for me)! The only bad thing about eating salad for dinner every night is that you get really bored, really easily. Even me! So, I had to come up with a bunch of creative salads to stave off the boredom.
Now, I’m sure some of you think that only women on first dates eat salad for dinner. Well, while that is sometimes true, salads aren’t just for single women. Even my boyfriend, a true carnivore (much to my chagrin), will eat just a salad for dinner. For you skeptics out there, I thought I’d share a couple of my favorite non-traditional salad recipes with you. They’re simple to make, and they’re healthy and delicious, too! Enjoy!