ponedeljek, 17. marec 2014

Walnut salad / Orehova solata

I just returned from running and I must admit that I am really happy that I’m slowly getting back in shape. The last time I ran was in Fall and in between I was almost totally inactive in terms of exercise. Spring is like a start of something new and it makes me even more motivated.

At the same time, I decided that I will start to eat more clean, to become more aware of the food I put in my body. I started to eat a lot of salads but not just plain salads. I like salads that contain a lot of ingredients and make me feel full, because honestly, chewing just plain old lettuce can become boring.

This salad is perhaps more Fall-ish. I love it because it has so much going, a lot of different flavors are blended and I don’t feel hungry after I finish it.

Before I go, I have to tell you about the Giveaway! =) Melissa, a girl who writes a blog Fawn over baby is celebrating her first blog anniversary and so she organized today's Giveaway, along with us other bloggers who promote on her blog. All 4 prizes are really beautiful and the Giveaway will run until Thursday.

With love, Neja
Ravno sem se vrnila s teka in moram priznati, da sem prav vesela, da se počasi spravljam nazaj v formo. Nazadnje sem tekla jeseni in vmes sem bila praktično totalno neaktivna, kar se tiče telovadbe. Pomlad je kot nekakšen začetek nečesa in zaradi tega sem še toliko bolj motivirana.

Hkrati sem se odločila, da prečistim način prehranjevanja in bolj pazim na to, kaj dam vase. Začela sem jesti ogromno solat ampak to ne takih, praznih. Všeč so mi solate, ki vsebujejo veliko sestavin in me nasitijo, ker iskreno, žvečenje zelene solate lahko postane dolgočasno.

Tale solata je morda bolj jesenska. Jaz jo obožujem, ker se toliko dogaja v njej, veliko različnih okusov se meša in da mi tisto sitost, ki jo potrebujem.

Preden grem, vam povem še za Giveaway! =) Melissa, punca, ki piše blog Fawn over baby, praznuje prvo obletnico Bloga in zato je organizirala današnji Giveaway, zraven pa povabila še ostale blogerke, ki se promoviramo na njenem blogu.  Nagrade so res čudovite in Giveaway bo potekal do četrtka.

Z ljubeznijo, Neja


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Recipe adapted from: Pinch of yum

The recipe

Ingredients
For the salad
1 cup pomegranate seeds
2 cups chopped mixed lettuce
¼ cup toasted walnuts
¼ cup feta cheese

For the dressing
½ cup minced onion or shallot
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons water
2 tablespoons honey
½ tablespoon apple cider vinegar
½ teaspoon salt
1 squeeze lemon or orange juice

The process
1.Prep the salad ingredients (chop, rinse, toast, etc).
2.Mince the shallot or onion and saute in ½ tablespoons olive oil to reduce the bite. When soft and fragrant, remove from heat and transfer to a food processor. (If you want a stronger flavor for your dressing, skip the sauteing altogether. The shallot in particular works well for this.)
3.Pulse the onions or shallot with the remaining olive oil, water, honey, apple cider vinegar, salt, and orange juice until smooth and creamy. Taste and adjust. Add additional olive oil or water to keep the mixture moving through the food processor.
4.Toss the salad ingredients together with the dressing just before serving.
Sestavine
Za solato
1 skodelica semen granatnega jabolka
2 skodelice sesekljane mešane solate
30g popečenih orehov
60g feta sira

Za preliv
75g sesekljane čebule ali šalotke
2 žlici oljčnega olja
2 žlici vode
2 žlici medu
½ žlica jabolčni kis
½ žličke soli
Sok limone ali pomaranče

Postopek
1. Pripravite sestavine za solato( sesekljajte, izpirajte, popražite, itd ) .
2. Zmeljite šalotko ali čebulo in prepražite na ½ žlici olivnega olja.
3. Nato odstranite z ognja in čebulo prenesite v multipraktik in zmeljite s preostalim olivnim oljem, vodo, medom, jabolčnim kisom, soljo, in pomarančnim/limoninim sokom, dokler ni masa gladka in kremasta. Po okusu prilagodite in dodajte več olivnega olje ali vode, če je to potrebno
4. Tik pred serviranjem združite vse sestavine in jih prelijte s prelivom.

7 komentarjev:

  1. I love them all but I really would love the mocs for my daughter :).

    OdgovoriIzbriši
  2. I lvoe them all but I like the cash prize

    OdgovoriIzbriši
  3. Oh my... everything is so amazing!
    First of all, congrats for getting back in shape for Spring. I just start exercising myself and I feel so much better now :))
    Your salad looks so yummy and healthy! I love walnuts and I will surely try this one out.
    Very nice multi layered giveaway. If I can choose I would go for the PayPal giveaway, because I'm not due to have a baby yet (hopefully it will wait until after the wedding) and I'm a graphic designer, so I don't need a blog template.

    Lu
    http://www.balgarka.co.uk

    OdgovoriIzbriši
  4. Thank you so much Neja for your being a part my little Blogiversary Celebration!

    OdgovoriIzbriši
  5. Top solata! Meni samo čebula ni všeč. Sicer pa super kombinacija. In bravo za tek! :)

    OdgovoriIzbriši
  6. I love them all, and would be happy to win any :)

    OdgovoriIzbriši

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