Thursday, March 28, 2013
Garden Gobbles - Salad Dressing & Weight Watching
I resent some things about weight watchers. They change their system every few years even when it worked perfectly well before. And it's obvious to me that they do that because they make oodles of money when they change things around because people purchase all their new cookbooks and products which have the new points system in them. And although I know those meetings work I really have to block my ears and take deep breaths when the leader tries to flog the latest weight watchers chocolate bar or whatever. Those products may not put much weight on but they are full of crappy chemicals and non nutritious stuff. I hate listening to advertisements which is why I mostly watch ABC TV. Anyway, that said. I know that weight watchers does work and that basically they do promote eating nutritious food in moderation and exercising more.
So my garden gobbles this week is a simple salad dressing. A bit of zing in a salad makes everything good. And a salad is even better with some protein like a little bit of crumbled feta or some lentils. I've been eating a lot of salads lately and I do love this dressing which if you happen to be at all interested in weight watchers is only 2 points on their new pro points system.
Salad Dressing for One:
1/2 red chilli from the garden (or more if your tongue likes more zing)
2 tsp olive oil
2 tsp lemon juice & some zest
1 tbs chopped herbs from the garden (I used parsley this time).
a pinch of salt
Mix up your salad dressing, drizzle it over the salad in a big bowl and then use your hands to mix it all through.