Latest Lunch Obsession

I’m definitely a person who goes through phases with food. I’ll eat the same thing for days, or even weeks on end. Then I’ll get bored and start eating something new. This only applies to breakfast, lunches, and snacks. Dinner is something different every night. Except about once a week when we get Lebanese carry-out. That is a rut that we probably won’t be leaving any time soon. I think I’m in my current lunch rut because it is a summery meal and I’m really itching for some warmer weather. Michigan hasn’t been kind to us lately. (Although, we took a nice walk today, but the sun was deceiving–it was still quite cold!)

Tomato, Cucumber and Feta Salad

chopped English cucumber (you can use any type, but these are my favorites–you don’t have to peel them!)
chopped tomato
crumbled (in my case, reduced fat) feta cheese
balsamic vinegar
olive oil
salt and pepper to taste

Chop up your veggies, drizzle with balsamic, and spritz (or drizzle) with olive oil (I’ve been loving my new Misto that I found at TJMaxx). You could use a balsamic vinaigrette too. Sprinkle with salt and pepper if desired. I find that the feta gives enough saltiness for me, plus I’ve been trying to limit my sodium intake.

Don’t worry protein police, I enjoy this salad with some hummus and pretzels.

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8 comments

  1. I adore every single ingredient in this recipe. Yum!

  2. This looks like a beautiful, perfect summer salad! I do the same thing with breakfast and lunch…I definitely get into a rut and eat the same thing over and over!

  3. have you ever tried a watermelon/feta/basil salad!? SO good!

  4. Olga- seen it, never made it. But I'm making my grocery list now! Sounds so good!

  5. I love Greek salad! The flavors just pop :).

  6. I do the same thing! If I like something, I can eat it for weeks. My boyfriends doesn't appreciate it so much, however.

    I can see why this is your obsession… it looks so light and fresh!

  7. This is an awesome salad. and it really goes well with most vinaigrettes.

  8. oh yea…and Olga is right…watermelon+feta= delicious.

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