Satisfying Salads

On Mondays, I double duty my workouts.

I run for at least 30 minutes and then go to a yoga class around lunchtime. What’s the significance of this you ask? It means at 1:00 I am starving. But I want something light and healthy yet satisfying. I think it’s the essence of yoga that does this to me.

So having just bought lettuce at the grocery store, I prepared a hefty salad for my consumption. Topped with radishes, raisins, pears, and roasted squash seeds, it was definitely a fall harvest salad. Yes, a little bit of a weird combination but trust me, it works.

But don’t worry, I had a little grilled cheese on the side.

But back to the salad.

I enjoy mixing up my toppings and adding a variety. It’s so easy to make a tasty combo that makes me feel good, both on the health and taste side. I just need to do it more often.  The squash seeds and pear made my salad extra delicious and worked really well together.

What are your favorite salad combinations?

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About Kristina

I'm a college student who's a self-proclaimed foodie, book lover, and exerciser. Balancing life, school, exercise, and my hobbies isn't easy but I'm making it work and trying to live healthy along the way.

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Welcome to FoodNook!

Hi! I'm Kristina and a college student who loves food, eating, fitness, and variety of other fun things! I have a combined love of food and fitness and trying to balance it all into my busy life. FoodNook is my way of documenting my experiences and adventures in navigating healthy living on my own and trying out new things.
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