There is nothing more satisfying than a hearty, protein-packed, crunchy, tasty salad after a hard workout. Do I always want to stand for 20 minutes digging through the fridge using my tapped out imagination to come up with something filling yet healthy for my fatigued mind and body? No. But I also know how a good, healthy salad makes me feel afterward. And I also know how my taste buds want to kiss me while I’m tasting each scrumptious bite. What? Anyway, this is one of those salads that make it all worth it.
It’s kind of a perfect match in our house: We like to eat and I like to cook. My kids are especially adventurous and there’s not a whole lot they dislike. I guess you could say I got lucky there. Occasionally, they will say they don’t like something. That’s when they go hungry. Just kidding…
It is a beautiful snowy day here in North Texas and luckily the roads were clear enough for the kids to make it to school. I know I shouldn’t be happy about that because they, no doubt, would love to be home either snuggled up by a warm fire or be bundled up and playing out in the snow, but they are not doing either of those things. They are at school. So, I’m down to one kiddo. And he is happily coloring, drawing and cutting. *Happy Mommy*
Nothing would be more perfect on a day like today than this warm, nutty, deeply rich mushroom risotto. And it’s super healthy to boot.
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