Chopped Salad with Creamy Herb Dressing
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Chopped Salad with Creamy Herb Dressing

Atkins Day 7.  Here is another quick low carb breakfast, brunch or lunch option inspired by classic wedge or cobb salads. Using crispy cool romaine lettuce as the base, combine it with whatever you happen to have in your fridge to add texture and flavor.  Today I had crunchy thinly sliced red cabbage, peppery red … Continue reading

Ideas / Lo Carb / Techniques

No Carb Challenge, Day 1

Rice crackers, all purpose flour, graham flour, white rice flour, brown rice flour, steel cut oats, grits, rice, pasta, quinoa, beans, lentils, granulated sugar, powdered sugar, brown sugar, molasses, honey, almonds, pecans, walnuts, hazelnuts, chocolate chips, and potato chips…whew!  After I cleared all the high carbohydrate foods from the pantry, there was nothing left but … Continue reading

Ideas / Salads / Summer

Summer Garden Round Up #1: Heirloom Tomato Salad with Fresh Mozzerella, Proscuitto & Basil

Okay, so the whole Post a Week thing hasn’t exactly worked out.  I won’t bother making lame excuses, but anyway here I am, back to the blog world. We had a moderately successful garden this year, which for a some time, produced more tomatoes, cucumbers, and herbs than two people could possibly eat.  It was … Continue reading