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McDonalds Asian Salad A Delicious Crunchy Winner

I know, I know? I'm supposed to hate McDonald's and revile it to look cool and sophisticated and wise.But somehow I could never do that. Not now, not thirty years earlier when McDonald's introduced the most delicious and juicy double-patty burger of the time ? The One and Only BIIIIG MAC!.Times have changed since then of course. We have changed. And today I can't eat a Big Mac with the same enthusiasm that I could in my younger days.

However, McDonald's didn't stop either. It changed too, in case you've noticed.I forgot the number of times I was surprised when entering a McDonald's with a new flavor that said: "we're with it, man, we're not sleeping at the wheel and working hard to give you what you want.".

It's been a while I started to tell anyone I know the wonders of a healthy plate of McDonald's salad.I like their coffee too. Honest to God, I think in terms of quality and price, MacCof is second only to Starbucks. Period. When I'm on the road I used to stop at 7-11 for my coffee break. Not anymore.

Now it's McDonald's.Today I've discovered another great Mac Treat ? the Asian Salad!.Wow, fresh crispy lettuce as always? plus, the greenest and tastiest beans I've ever seen in a long a while.

Slices of tantalizing sweet tangerines. Carrots. Crunchy almonds.

All topped with a great Sesame Ginger dressing by Paul Newman. (The guy has donated $200 million dollars to charity since 1982 thanks to his salad dressings. How can you not appreciate that?) And all for under five bucks. Chip in another buck for that great hot cup of coffee and you've got yourself a deal partner.Love it.

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