Tuesday, August 12, 2008

A good dinner

Recently a friend asked me about what I eat for dinner since I live alone. My mom is a nutritionist and I learned a thing or two about healthy eating from her. This was my dinner on Sunday - a chef's salad: Dark red leaf lettuce, 1 hardboiled egg, a ripe tomato, hazlenuts, salt pepper and some balsamic vinegar. Fast, easy, filling and healthy. Of course the most important part is how it's served (to me anyway) -this is my 'orleans' pattern -by haviland limoge - around the rim are different birds and a beautiful blue pattern. It makes even the simplest meal special! What is a fast easy dinner for you when you're alone?

13 comments:

Patricia Gray said...

I like your salad esp with the addition of the hazelnuts. I usually put on some fresh shrimp on mine, now I will add some hazelnuts!

Be the change..... said...

Hazelnuts are great -so yummy AND they have the most fiber of any nuts. I have the same thing for lunch today! Shrimp is a good idea, I'll have to try that soon!

Pigtown-Design said...

I have been making batches of gazpacho from fresh veggies from the farmers' market. i make it up on sunday and then have it for dinner for the rest of the week. delish!!!

Be the change..... said...

PD, I LOVE gazpacho! Is it easy to make, I've never tried? Do you make it spicey or mild?

David said...

We keep salad mix, chopped vegetables, and grilled chicken in the fridge most of the time for salads during the week. Works well for dinner together or alone, depending on schedules.

Loda said...

Yummy, summer is a great time of year to eat salads, I love buying local tomatoes from the farmers market.

Be the change..... said...

I think tomatoes are my favorite food! I havne't been to the farmer's market in awhile but the ones from whole foods are usually pretty good!

Pigtown-Design said...

Simple to make... c'mon up for dinner. I think that there's a 6:30 train to Camden Station.

I will send you the recipe.

Be the change..... said...

I'm on my way now, PD -haha. Send the recipe - Gazpacho is one of my favorite things to eat but I've never even thought of making it!

pve design said...

"Dahlink, I vant to be alone" and eating that divine salad!
Oh, how wonderful that you Mom is a nutritionist! She must be very proud of this post. We love to eat salads here too.

Be the change..... said...

Little boys eating salad, PVE! Wow! You have them well trained! I'm afraid my mom had a struggle with us!

L said...

Yummers, yummers, yummers, yummers, yummers, yummers, yummers...

with love from Pittsburgh...

L said...

Yummers, yummers, yummers, yummers, yummers, yummers, yummers...

with love from Pittsburgh...