Two Sallies for Tuesday

August 9, 2011

in salads

Lovely Day

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Lovely brunch!

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I wasn’t hungry when I woke up, so I put together a sally that could sit for a while, til I was good n ready for it. First, I made some basil paste, which is essentially pesto without the cheese/nuts

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Big handful of fresh basil with 4 TB Malibu Olive Oil – pureed in the mini prep processor

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Froze most of the paste, but reserved 1 TB for a dressing, along with the zest/juice of a huge lemon + salt and pepper

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Dinosaur Kale, toss and chopped

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Massaged that basil lemon dressing in there – my hands got drrrrty

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Added two tomatoes; sat covered in the fridge

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Portioned out a bowl around noon, topped with crumbled Cranberry Brown Rice Pops

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A drizzle of honey for extra sweetness

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Afternoon snack – Scarlet Sally!

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Red grapes, red plum, red strawberries

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The plum was so ripe it slipped right outa its skin!

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Recently found this behind-the-scenes iPhone video someone took of us rehearsing dinner scenes for “Yes We’re Open.” Ahhh, memories…

…we are actually just $400 away from our $10,000 goal on Kickstarter – big big BIG thanks everyone who’s donated so far!!!

{ 10 comments }

1 livinglearningeating August 9, 2011 at 3:32 pm

Yummy, yummy berries :)

2 darylhc August 9, 2011 at 3:47 pm

It all looks so good especially the dressing

3 Lauren August 9, 2011 at 4:26 pm

Haha, that video is too funny! I always think the best part about the movies are the behind the scenes.

4 Nastassia (LetMeEatCake) August 9, 2011 at 4:44 pm

yum! that is a perfect summer meal!

5 Bess @ I Dream of Greenie August 9, 2011 at 5:03 pm

I’m on a juice cleanse right now but I cannot wait to have a big Sally when I can eat solid food again on Thursday!

6 Jacky August 9, 2011 at 6:26 pm

I love that you call salads sallies, makes me smile every time!

7 lesley August 9, 2011 at 7:03 pm

hey lynn! have you seen trader joes new fig butter?? i would love to know what you think of it!

8 Lynn at The Actors Diet August 10, 2011 at 9:59 am

I haven’t seen it! Thanks for letting me know!!!

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9 Kelsey @ Snacking Squirrel August 9, 2011 at 8:41 pm

both are winners. i’m a sucker for kale- i think ive had it almost every night last week and this week so far. Dino kale is the best- i mean who can beat prehistoric veggies hehe ;)

xoxo <3

10 Jenn Brigole August 10, 2011 at 1:30 pm

Scarlet Sally – got love that. :) It’s sinfully red and bloody (in a good way) lol I ought to try this some time. Looks very juicy! :)

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