I’m quite fond of a good salad meal. The kind of meal where the salad is the star of of the show, not a sad little side vying for attention. You know what I’m talking about – it usually comes in a bowl the size of your head, and is filled to the brim with all kinds of goodness.
In my house we eat big salads for dinner a few nights a week, usually with a little bit of everything we have in the vegetable drawer plus olives, nuts, and some cottage cheese for protein.
Sometimes I’ll crumble a veggie burger patty into a salad to make it a more substantial meal. Recently I was doing just that when it dawned on me: what if that was the big idea? Not that a veggie burger patty was an addition to a salad, but what if the veggie burger was the salad?
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