New Favorite Salad

I've always liked salads but I got kind of tired of making it the same old way.   So, I changed things up a bit.  I chopped red and green peppers and a half of an avocado.  I spread them out in a pan and sprinkled them with garlic powder, salt, and pepper.  Then I put them in the oven for about 15 minutes just until they brown a little.  On this salad I also added one hard boiled egg white.  I love spinach and it is so good for you!  I put the cooked veggies and egg white over fresh spinach and topped with a little Italian dressing.  It is packed with delicious flavors and nutrients!  Yum! 

I worked the last three nights and after waking up my legs felt sluggish and my body just wanted to stay on the couch.  But, I didn't.  I got myself up and ran 5.1 miles.  I started out slow but soon got in the swing of things.  My average pace was 8:54 min/mile and my time was 45:25.  Did I mention it was hot outside?  Yes, it was!  I was a sweaty mess when I got home but I felt so good.  After a stressful night at work, it was nice to let it all melt away and focus on my run and the music.

Now, I'm hanging out with my hubby, brother, and his roommate watching football and enjoying a nice cup of coffee.  It's feels great to relax!

Happy Labor Day everybody!
Leah B.


  1. Great looking salad and great time!!

  2. That looks yummy! YaY on heading out for the run anyway! :)

  3. OMGosh Looks amazing.

    Ahhhhh -mazzz-ing.

  4. The salad looks good! Peppers sometimes don't sit well with me but it looks delicious!

  5. That salad looks incredible. I have some peppers that I need to use, so I may make this! :)

  6. That salad looks awesome. I will have to try it. Thanks for sharing your recipe. Great job on your run too! Way to go, not giving in to the tempting couch!! That can be challenging some times. Have a great week!