Seafood Salads

Let’s see how many of the hundreds of recipes I have stored I can post today! A reminder to those new here: When I post a recipe, I post the ingredients and the link (plus any pictures of the dish I can find). I figure this will give you an idea of whether you even … More Seafood Salads

White Asparagus with Black Forest Ham White Asparagus with Black Forest Ham Ingredients: 1 lb fresh white asparagus 1 large ripe avocado 1/2 cup Basic Oil and Vinegar Dressing (see recipe below) 4 ripe round or plum tomatoes, skinned 4 large fresh Basil leaves, shredded 8 wafer-thin slices German imported Black Forest ham 1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives sea salt … More White Asparagus with Black Forest Ham

Field Greens with Smoked Eel

I’ve never seen the term field greens, so I looked it up.  I liked the answers given here. Also, since I’ve never mentioned it before, any time I include a note from Simon, he’s the one who runs a Yahoo group I am on. Field Greens with Smoked Eel Ingredients: Bacon-Dijon Dressing: 1/2 cup … More Field Greens with Smoked Eel

Hungarian Chopped Salad

Out of all the recipes I have posted, this is the one that made my stomach growl. 1/2 pound paprika salami (see Note), dry chorizo or Calabrese salami, halved lengthwise and thinly sliced crosswise1/2 pound Havarti cheese, cut into 1/2-inch dice2 cups white mushrooms, sliced 1/4 inch thick2 Persian cucumbers, sliced 1/4 inch thick2 … More Hungarian Chopped Salad

Avocado & Tomato Salad – Ensalada de Aguacate y Tomate Ingredients4-6 SERVINGS    SALAD    2 large ripe tomatoes, sliced ¼ -inch tick    ½ small red onion, thinly sliced    1 English cucumber, sliced crosswise    2 small avocados, diced    DRESSING    2 limes    3 tablespoons white vinegar    1 tablespoon olive oil    ¼ teaspoon salt    ¼ teaspoon ground pepper    2 tablespoons fresh chopped cilantro

Smoked Kippered Herring Salad

And Kippered Snacks used to be my favorite … so thrilled I can eat them again! (1) 6.7 oz can Bar Harbor Foods Smoked Kippers, Smoked Herring in Cracked Pepper or Smoked Sardine Fillets 1/4 cup Chopped Celery 1/8 cup Chopped Sweet Onion 1 – 2 Tbsp Mayonnaise, to desired consistency Salt & Pepper … More Smoked Kippered Herring Salad

Green Bean w/ Bacon Salad 1 pound French green beans, stems trimmed 1/4 pound thick-cut bacon, cut in 1/4-inch pieces 1 shallot, finely chopped 1/2 cup walnut halves and pieces, toasted 1 handful fresh flat-leaf parsley, leaves chopped 1 tablespoon grainy mustard 1 tablespoon hot water Pinch sugar 1 lemon, juiced Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 1/3 … More Green Bean w/ Bacon Salad

Asparagus, Green Onion, Cucumber, and Herb Salad Dressing: 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1 teaspoon coarse kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 3/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil Salad: 3 pounds medium asparagus, trimmed 4 cups thinly sliced green onions 3 cups 1/4-inch cubes peeled seeded Kirby or English hothouse cucumbers … More Asparagus, Green Onion, Cucumber, and Herb Salad

Italian Winter Greens with Pear-Walnut Dressing

I’m not sure how much the pear would up the carb count but this just sounds too good to NOT share. 2 medium shallots, finely sliced 1/2 cup grapeseed oil, plus more for pan 1 Bosc pear, cored (3/4 diced and 1/4 thinly sliced, for garnish 2 tablespoons verjus or 1/2 lemon, juiced 2 … More Italian Winter Greens with Pear-Walnut Dressing

Brussels Sprouts Break Out

I don’t usually post an entire article filled with recipes but two of the three are low carb (or can be if you substitute the sugar for your favorite sugar substitute). AND it’s Brussels sprouts! Fried Brussels Sprouts with Savory Onion Caramel, Garlic Confit, Lime, Mint and Aleppo Pepper For the garlic confit: 20 … More Brussels Sprouts Break Out

Russian Cucumber Radish Salad

I don’t know about carbs but this looks so good! I’m a sucker for fresh dill anyway. Makes 4 servings 1 small English cucumber, peeled, thinly sliced 1 bunch (8 or 9) radishes) 2 green onions, thinly sliced 1/2 cup sour cream (light is fine) 2 tablespoons fresh chopped dill (or 2 teaspoons dried) … More Russian Cucumber Radish Salad

Cold Ham Salad Sandwich Spread (Or Appetizer)

Now this sounds like a fancier version of the potted ham I used to buy. This, I could eat either on pork rinds or just with a spoon (oooh or throw it on a bed of lettuce)! Just substitute the sweet relish with minced dill pickles. 3 cups minced cooked ham 1 hard-cooked egg … More Cold Ham Salad Sandwich Spread (Or Appetizer)


Is it my imagination or am I wrong? I could have sworn I posted how I make carnitas! I searched and searched both blogs (and Lord knows it is like pulling teeth to find anything on Facebook if you posted something more than a week ago) and I can’t find it. I’m shocked! Well, here … More Carnitas

Caesar Salad

From Dr. Atkins Diet Revolution (1972) (I didn’t realize I hadn’t posted this recipe until I received a reply for the Caesar Salad Dressing recipe!) Serves 8 2 heads of Romaine lettuce 1 clove of garlic, cut in half Caesar Salad Dressing 1 pound bacon, cooked crisp 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese 2 Tablespoons minced … More Caesar Salad

Atkins Salad Dressings

Basic French Dressing Makes 1/2 cup 3 Tablespoons tarragon vinegar 1 Tablespoon lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon Krazy Salt (or seasoned salt) 3 turns of pepper mill 8 Tablespoons olive oil 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1/4 teaspoon dry mustard Beat all ingredients together until well blended. Total grams carbohydrates: 2.5. Creamy French Dressing Serves 10 Makes … More Atkins Salad Dressings

Caesar Salad Dressing

From Dr. Atkins Diet Revolution 1972: Serves 8 (Enough for 2 heads of lettuce) 1 teaspoon Krazy Salt (or salt and pepper to taste) 1/4 teaspoon dry mustard 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1/2 packet of sugar substitute Juice from 1/2 lemon (about 1 teaspoon) 2 Tablespoons tarragon vinegar 6 Tablespoons olive oil 1 egg (or … More Caesar Salad Dressing