Guys, it’s happening…
I’m either getting older or I’ve been staring at screens for too long. One of my eyes has been particularly bothering me and I’ve had to pull out my reading glasses just to give it some relief. I think I’m going to have to make an appointment with the optometrist.
Did you know that I used to wear glasses when I was younger? When I was really little, I was giving my dog a treat. The dog was on the landing of the stairs and I walked up to him and offered the treat with an outstretched hand. Gypsy (the dog) jumped forward to get the treat and scared me and I jumped back. I jumped back into a giant 80-gallon fish tank and broke the glass with my head. At the time, I was more concerned about the fish than anything else. True story.
Hitting the fish tank with such force broke something in the back of my head and caused a lazy eye. I started wearing bifocals at 3 years old. I wore glasses all the way into middle school and wore contacts starting in high school. In my junior year of high school, I was miraculously was cured.
It’s been years since I’ve worn glasses and I’ve been so thankful. I was really hoping that I would be able to go a bit longer without having to start wearing them again. There is still hope though. Like I mentioned above, my eyes might just be really exhausted. Chris says I need to make sure to look away from the computer screen every 15 minutes. He’s completely right, and I need to start setting a timer.
I’ll have to eat more vegetables to see if that will help too. By the way, the saying that carrots help your eyesight is a complete myth. Sorry to break it to you.
Speaking of vegetables, let’s talk about salads!
Caesar Salad Dressing
Rating overall: 4
This Caesar salad was SO good. I could have the actual salad with more ingredients, but the dressing was fantastic. This is from Diane Phillips’ book, Happy Holiday From the Diva of Do-Ahead.
It was creamy, it had a lovely Parmesan flavor to it, the anchovies weren’t too overpowering, and it covered the lettuce perfectly. It was also super easy. The hardest part of the recipe, was trying to figure out where in the store they carried anchovy paste. It’s by the canned tuna in case you were wondering.
Honestly, after having this Caesar dressing, I will most likely be using it as my go to Caesar. I’d love to work on a dairy free version of this, but this will be the standard I will be using when experimenting with it.
Give this dressing a try, it’s fantastic!
Do you like the anchovy flavor to really stand out in your Caesar salad? Or do you prefer it to have a stronger lemon flavor?