BLT Chopped Salad with Basil Green Goddess Dressing BLT Chopped Salad with Basil Green Goddess Dressing

There’s a new craving I’ve been having these last few weeks. Nothing wonky or totally nuts or anything…just for salad! How convenient considering I’ve gained a lot of weight this pregnancy lots of people are looking for new and healthy recipes for their new years resolutions {…not that bacon and blue cheese are healthy options, but there’s KALE!}

I’m in the very last stages of this pregnancy {2 weeks left!!!} and besides feeling nauseous from time to time, I crave NOTHING. Bowls of plain cheerios with unsweetened almond milk are where it’s at these days. That and toast. And maybe a grapefruit.

I’m a simple gal, really.

Except for this last week when all I wanted was salad. I made this Falafel Salad Bowl and devoured that in no time and then used every veggie in my fridge to dip into this homemade ranch and then I made this little gem of a lunch: BLT Chopped Salad with Basil Greek Goddess Dressing. Bacon in anything is basically a slam dunk in my book, but this dressing……YOU GUYS! Just hook me up to the IV and walk away. The creamy-garlicky-basily situation happening with all the chopped goodies in the salad were making me never want to eat anything but this salad for the rest of time. If I were to marry a salad, this would be the lucky winner.

If loving salad is wrong, I don’t want to be right.

I cannot put into words how much I crave this salad now and how freaking good it is besides just saying I CRAVE THIS SALAD and IT’S SO FREAKING GOOD.

Falafel Salad Bowls Falafel Salad Bowls

For a while now I’ve been a little obsessed with falafel.

I think it started when I was in my first trimester sick as a dog. Nothing could be stomached. Except maybe a few sips of orange juice and an egg white mcmuffin. And then out of the blue a falafel salad from Euro House.

With pregnancy, I’ve come to not ask questions about my weird cravings.

Anyways, I love a good falafel, especially when wrapped in fresh, warm, homemade pita {specifically from Euro House}.

This is beginning to sound like a sponsored post. I assure you the owners of Euro House have no clue who I am.

The point is, me and falafel, falafel and me, have a short lived history that is proving to be not so good for my ever expanding caboose. Some would blame pregnancy, some would blame the obscene amounts of Greek Food I consume. Either way, the winds are a changing.

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