Tuesday, April 24, 2012

I have so much to be grateful for~
besides the obvious
  • family
  • friends
  • good health
  • freedom
  • the gospel
  • cars
  • air conditioning
  • washers and dryers
  • electricity
  • clothes
  • cable
  • computers
  • diet cherry dr. pepper
  • flowers
  • hair dryers
  • toothbrushes 
  • baby wipes
  • furniture
  • decorations 
  • red solo cups
  • etc., etc., etc. 
but, tonight when I got home from work, Sweetiepie had vacuumed the living room and made
Oriental Salad for dinner.....my FAV!
 and for all of this and much, much more....I am grateful!!  




ORIENTAL SALAD

1 head Nappa cabbage
1 bunch green onions
2 pkgs. Ramen (I use chicken flavor)
5 oz. slivered almonds
4-6 Tbsp. butter

dressing:
1/4 c. rice wine vinegar
3/4 cup oil
1/2 cup sugar (I use Splenda)
3 Tbsp. soy sauce


Directions:

Chop and mix the vegetables. Refigerate until served. Melt 4-6 Tbsp. of butter. Add almonds and crushed Ramen noodles. Add Ramen seasonings and brown for about 8 minutes. Mix vinegar, oil, sugar and soy sauce. Shake up well. Just before serving, mix the vegetables, crunch and mix together.

5 comments:

Sassy said...

I love that salad ......it is so delicious!!!! Life is good!!! Counting our blessings cheers us up!!!!!! Being thankful has to be good for our health right? I know it makes me happier! Great post!

angieinpink said...

i love sweetiepie for that! you guys are the greatest pair. ♥

Paula said...

Yes, you have a full heart for sure!
And some of the greatest blessings come in little bald packages! You two are so dang cute!

Jenny Johnson said...

I am incredibly thankful for you and all you do for me. You are an amazing and incredible lady and I feel blessed and privileged to call you my friend. My life would not be the same without you, and Sweetiepie.

The Kleyn Family said...

I could eat that every night of the week....it is so dang good!!! And I am sooo grateful for all those things too!