Suddenly, I am eyeballs-deep in salad. Chard, lettuce, mesclun mix. It’s exploding out of the containers!
I didn’t think so many of the seeds would sprout, so I’m afraid I planted them RATHER liberally. =_=
My latest endeavor to stem the flow: make-your-own salad dressing. I make it fresh in the morning (because it’s more fun in small batches? Or because I lack foresight? Your choice!) I don’t pick the greens every day though, more like every 3-4 days. But a quick zing of this dressing perks up even fridge-flavored leaves.
Try it! It literally takes about 45 seconds.
1 tbsp olive oil
1 tbsp balsamic vinegar (or whatever vinegar you love)
a couple cranks of the pepper grinder
a few shakes of the sea-salt shaker
1/4 tsp minced garlic (if you’re lazy like me, this comes from the jar)
a couple crushed herb leaves, like dill, thyme, chive or rosemary
Put all this into a little bowl. Blend. Now pour over your salad, preferably already in your lunchtime Tupperware container. Shake to cover.
And poof, you’ve got a healthy homemade lunch ready to go. You may pat yourself on the head now.