3 Fat Chicks on a Diet Weight Loss Community  

Go Back   3 Fat Chicks on a Diet Weight Loss Community > Support Forum > Support Groups > 100 lb. Club

What's your favorite summertime salad?

Thread Tools
Old 07-21-2010, 01:41 PM   #1
NEVER EVER going back
cfmama's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2006
Posts: 3,747

S/C/G: 377/240's/150

Height: 5 feet 5 inches

Talking What's your favorite summertime salad?

Right now I'm LOVING

fresh romaine with raspberries, blueberries, clementines, red onions, snap peas and cherry tomato's. Topped with a cup of chicken breast and some italian dressing! Yum

what's yours???
On my own personal journey I started on September 27, 2008
Starting weight 377, Weight in spring of 2010 198, Weight in August 2011? In the 240's.
Still plugging along on this weight loss highway!
cfmama is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-21-2010, 01:44 PM   #2
Calorie counter
Eliana's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2009
Posts: 5,679

Height: 5'4.5"


My salads are so random!! Never a "recipe", just what we have. LOL! But I'm rather partial to:

romaine lettuce, spinach (though I seem to have developed an allergy to it), cold cooked peas, hard boiled eggs, nuts, dried cranberries and an olive oil based Italian dressing.
Long term goal: To still be calorie counting 11/9/2010
mini goals: ~211-10% lost;12/24/09 ~203 class I obesity 1/28/10; ~199 Onederland/15% 2/19/10; ~188-20%; ~185 half way 5/14/10; 179-bye 180's 6/12/10; ~174 overweight 7/3/2010;169-bye 170's 8/13/10;~164-30% 10/23/2010159-bye 160's~11/1/10; 153-35%~12/23/10; 149-bye 150's~2/11/11; 145 normal~2/14/2011; ~141-40%; 139-bye 140's ~135 GOAL! (129-45%; 117.5-50%)

My "goal" story: http://www.3fatchicks.com/forum/goal...goal-post.html
Eliana is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-21-2010, 02:09 PM   #3
Senior Member
ShylahEQ's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Michigan
Posts: 801

S/C/G: 292/266.5/200

Height: 5'3"


red onion, tomato, cucumber, avocado, feta cheese and oil / vinegar based dressing (italian, greek, sun dried tomato)
Roxie - Losing...

ShylahEQ is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-21-2010, 02:37 PM   #4
Happy Plodder
Rosinante's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: UK
Posts: 4,083

S/C/G: 238/177/138

Height: 5'2"


My salads are quite random too. I could definitely repeat last night's though:

Mixed leaves
Cherry tomatoes
Sunflower and pumpkin seeds
Some mayo
A piece, about 4 oz, of smoked cod, microwaved - that on top of the salad was beautiful!

It's tuna and avocado glop tonight.

Rosinante is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-21-2010, 02:48 PM   #5
Kickin PCOS's Butt!
PinkHoodie's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: UT
Posts: 832

S/C/G: 240/Ticker/150 Ultimate Goal

Height: 5' 3"


I really love Spinach salad with fresh tomatos and mushrooms with a raspberry or balsamaic vinigrette. I love fresh tomatos from the garden!
Determined to make 2011 my best year in a LONG time!!

I want to feel like .
PinkHoodie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-21-2010, 04:38 PM   #6
Closet health nut!
ncuneo's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Southern California
Posts: 2,297

S/C/G: S268/C170s/G140s

Height: Officially 5'-6"


I don't know if this is summertime or not, but I'm LOVING this salad right now.

Sun Dried Tomatos
Red Onion
and finally some Newman's Lighten UP Balsamic

My Journey
268 lbs - Journey Begins (January 11, 2006)
197 lbs - 71 lbs lost (October 15, 2007)
247 lbs - 50 lbs gained pregnancy (August 22, 2008)
195 lbs - baby weight gone (July 7, 2009)
168 lbs - 100 lbs lost (March 26, 2010)
148 lbs - GOAL! 120 lbs lost (July 18, 2010)
138 lbs - 10 lbs under goal (December 29, 2010)
PR 1/2 Marathon - Time 1:59:50 (November 11, 2012)
PR Marathon - Time 4:40:53 (March 18, 2012)
Today 140s & training for my Health
"There is nothing you can't have tomorrow so there is no reason to eat it all today."
ncuneo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-21-2010, 05:36 PM   #7
I'm on a Low Crap Diet
hpnodat's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Whispering Pines, NC
Posts: 761

S/C/G: 272/228/under 200 for now

Height: 5'0"


Southwestern Salad
Romaine, onions, red &/or green bell pepper, black beans, corn, Salsa (or fresh if I have it), sour cream, topped with fajita seasoned chicken.
hpnodat is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-21-2010, 06:21 PM   #8
Senior Member
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: In La-La Land
Posts: 3,687

Height: 5'8"


Simple but I'm obsessed with it right now. Broccoli Slaw dressed with olive oil, rice wine vinegar, and salt and pepper.

Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.--Winston Churchill
ubergirl is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-21-2010, 07:22 PM   #9
A new begining!
Elijahs phoenix's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2010
Posts: 61

S/C/G: 263/240/135

Height: 5'5"


I love cucumber salad! So simple and nice and refreshing.

sliced cucumber
a pinch of sugar
and sometimes some red pepper flakes
Also some tomato is good in there too

Last edited by Elijahs phoenix : 07-21-2010 at 07:23 PM.
Elijahs phoenix is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-21-2010, 07:40 PM   #10
wikidsnyper's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2010
Posts: 41

S/C/G: 227/214/140

Height: 5'5"


waldorf salad. i love this salad year round and it is soooooo good. its just a mix of your favorite greens and diced apples with a dressing of olive oil and apple cider vinegar. or at least that is my version. i put in lettuce, spinach, celery, cucumbers, gala apples, granny smith apples, carrots, red onions (or whatever i have on hand) some salt and pepper to taste along with the olive oil-apple cider vinegar mixture. mmmmmm goood..

Last edited by wikidsnyper : 07-21-2010 at 07:41 PM.
wikidsnyper is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-21-2010, 08:29 PM   #11
Kickin PCOS's Butt!
PinkHoodie's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: UT
Posts: 832

S/C/G: 240/Ticker/150 Ultimate Goal

Height: 5' 3"


hpnodat...that sounds good! I might have to try that!
Determined to make 2011 my best year in a LONG time!!

I want to feel like .
PinkHoodie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-21-2010, 09:04 PM   #12
ZoŽ's Mommy
Zoesmama's Avatar
Join Date: May 2004
Location: Arizona
Posts: 99

S/C/G: 300.2/295.8/150

Height: 5'8"


I like romaine lettuce mixed with spring mix including spinach. With TONS of chopped up veggies such as red and green bell peppers, carrots(I like chopped teeny like slivers a peeler works good and faster than a knife), radishes, onions(red is my fav) and of course cucumbers, avocado and tomatoes. And I sprinkle 4 tablespoons of toasted sesame seeds on top after drizzling the dressing on so it has something to stick to. That adds 30% of daily calcium.

I really have gotten into this olive oil and vinegar dressing that is Kroger brand. I'd like to make it myself to avoid preservatives and extras but the bottled is so much easier.

Last edited by Zoesmama : 07-21-2010 at 09:08 PM.
Zoesmama is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-21-2010, 09:24 PM   #13
I'm on my way!
TXMary2's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Texas
Posts: 722

S/C/G: 260/172/160

Height: 5'6"


WOW Cfmama, that sounds yummy!!

I like romaine, cherry tomatoes, can of tuna, 1 serving croutons, red onion and zesty italian dressing. Also sometimes I put a chopped up boiled egg.

Current Weight: 172.8

First Mini Goal: 240 - CHECK

Second Mini Goal: 220- CHECK

Third Mini Goal: Onederland 199 - CHECK

Goal: 160

Starting Size: 20

Current Size 6/8 depending on brand

Size Goal: 8/10 - CHECK
TXMary2 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-21-2010, 09:25 PM   #14
Started IP: 1/16/13
animallover's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Northern California
Posts: 137

S/C/G: 228.6/see ticker/128

Height: 5' 5"

Default Simple

One of my favorite salads is so simple: Romaine lettuce, red onion, sliced strawberries, walnuts and feta cheese with a light balsamic dressing. It's very refreshing.

One for every 5 pounds lost:
animallover is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-21-2010, 09:34 PM   #15
Senior Member
texscrapper's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2008
Posts: 543

S/C/G: 325/298/250

Height: 5'4


Two faves -

Romaine or iceburg, spinach, hard boiled egg, grilled chicken, black olives, cherry tomatoes, real bacon bits, and light ranch

Iceburg, a few crushed tostitos, light shredded cheddar cheese (melted), taco meat (or grilled chicken), black olives (sliced) tomato, reduced fat sour cream
GOAL - Lose 10 pounds 7 times!
Two down, 5 to go!
texscrapper is offline   Reply With Quote
Posts by members, moderators and admins are not considered medical advice
and no guarantee is made against accuracy.

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Movin' And Losin' Part 17 mooz49 Support Groups 553 01-09-2006 09:17 PM
The 5% Club - 5% 100% of the time, and 100% 5% of the time FitandFine Support Groups 72 06-08-2005 04:28 AM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:11 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.3.2