Friday, August 31, 2012

Pea Salad & Fitness Friday





Welcome foodie friends and nice to meet you to newbies to ABpetite visiting today Eat Yourself Skinny! I hope that I can get you to be a regular here! I am honored to be Spotlighted today on her amazingly talented blog. Please stop by and check out the post if you get a chance. 


Well today's recipe I just had to get in before summer was over! It is a family favorite, particularly my husbands favorite the word salad means PEA salad to him.
 Also I am sharing with you an awesome ab workout that hardly takes anytime at all! It is the perfect ab workout to do right after your cardio or any work out for that matter. Lets start with the fun part first the FOOD!



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Doesn't this just look like the perfect summer salad??


Even KJ (the worlds pickiest eater) ate this salad AND enjoyed it! That is his little hand in the photograph above.



Pea Salad

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Servings: 12
Serving Size: 1/2 Cup Salad
Calories: 45
Fat: 3 g
Carbs: 2.6 g
Fiber: .12 g
Protein: 1.6 g
Points+: 1

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Here Are Your Ingredients:

4 green onions - diced
1 head lettuce - chopped
3/4 cup mayo - light
1 cup frozen peas - unthawed
1 tomato - large
4 sliced cooked turkey bacon
1/2 cup mozzarella cheese - part skim
1 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoon pepper

Dice up all ingredients. Cook bacon. Combine in small mixing bowl mayo salt and pepper, stir. Add all ingredients in large decorative bowl and stir completely. Let sit for 1 hour before serving. 

Side note: This recipe is best served all at once or it tends to get soggy by the next day. (However the hubby loves it soggy). If you will not be making and eating the whole salad I suggest not adding in dressing until you are.


Bon ABpetit!
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Now for the ab workout!
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I DO expect you to do this work out at least once this weekend! Other than that I hope you have a fantastic LONG Labor Day Weekend!!

xox
Ash

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28 comments:

  1. your newest follower... looking forward to getting super healthy again.. so excited to read more things i can make.

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  2. That salad looks so good! Thats whats for lunch:)
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  3. Great AB workout! I am going to MAKE myself workout this weekend!!

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  4. WOW looks very nice :)

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    1. Thanks Brandon and Loly! Have an amazing weekend!

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    2. Same to you <3 Hope you had a wonderful one

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  5. Hi! I'm found your blog through Eat Yourself Skinny. Your recipes look great! Thanks for posting the points+.

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  6. YUM! Just quickly looking over some of the recipes on your blog, I can see I'll be here often!!

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  9. This salad looks delicious!
    And the ab advice is great too, although after the yoga session that I went to this morning, I don't think that my body could handle any more exercises today:)
    Love your blog,

    Lulu x

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  10. New follower! This looks so delicious and right up my taste buds..ha!

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  11. Love your fitness and health focused blog! Totally a fitness junkie myself, so I'm definitely following back. Thanks for stopping by!

    Sincerely,
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  12. YUM!!! that looks so good!!! i love different types of salads like this! new follower btw :)

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  13. The salad looks yummy! And the workout is a killer! But I am glad to see that there are other people that want to be healthy and fit!

    Following you back :)

    Xoxo Girl Booklet

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  14. yum! that salad looks beyond amazing, can't wait to try it :)
    hope you had a great weekend!

    p.s. i'm your newest follower :)
    xo brie

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