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After returning home from our 6 hour drive from Nashville, we unpacked and relaxed. We were both sore from being in the car for so long. I decided to go for a 3 mile jog to get some of the lactic acid out of my legs and hopefully make going down the stairs easier tomorrow.

While I was gone, Brady set to work on dinner. This is what he came up with. It HIT the SPOT!

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This salad included:

  • romaine
  • spinach
  • arugula
  • grilled salmon
  • avocado
  • tomato
  • chickpeas
  • grilled sweet peppers
  • black beans
  • quinoa
  • mango-peach salsa
  • cucumber

It was just what I needed.

Tomorrow’s lunches are packed with leftovers and ready to go. My kids have their huge state test – the Ohio Achievement Test (OAT) tomorrow so I am hoping they got to bed early tonight!

🙂 Hope your Monday is great!


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Guest of Honor!

Our Guest of Honor

and her hostess gift…Thanks Kel!

Autumn Gerber Daisies!  Love them!!

For dinner we had a variety of Mexican salad toppings.  Sorry the pictures are not too pretty!  It tasted good though, and was very filling!

Grilled chicken cooked with salsa and cumin.  Slightly spicy with lots of flavor.

Roasted corn from Trader Joe’s.  Microwave to 3 min.

Tomatoes from Aunt Marilyn’s garden with sweet bell peppers.

Brown rice.

Brady’s Homemade Guac:

  • avocado
  • tequilla/lime/chili seasoning we brought back from Mexico
  • lots of fresh lime juice
  • cumin
  • salt and pepper

We ate all of these toppings on a large bed of…

We also ate part of a semi-sweet honeydew.  I was not on top of things enough to have dessert planned.  Oh well, next time!

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