Okay, maybe not 101, but well over 50 (and I’m still working on this list). I like salads with protein for lunch. To create a full-fat concept usually means either a rich dressing, cheeses, or a scoop of some sort of protein-mayonnaise goodness. Here are some of my favorite ideas.
This is a lovely appetizer: it combines the traditional ingredients in smoked salmon hors d’oeuvres, but with an Asian flair…and is completely grain-free.
Yield: 16 servings8 oz. smoked salmon, thinly sliced
8 oz. organic whole-fat cream cheese, softened
2 oz. capers (chop, if large)
2 tablespoons red onion, minced
1 tablespoon lemon juice + a bit
A friend of mine posted something similar to this on Facebook and I thought it was a simple, brilliant, idea-generator for creating inventive stews. Once you’ve got the basic savory ingredients for a stew (onion + meat/protein + broth), play with the following combinations.
Note: Vegetarian and vegan meat substitutions: cubes of tofu, slices of seitan, tempeh cubes, cooked … Read more
It’s summer, or nearly so, and the Friday of a long three-day weekend. For us, that means grilling, and since we’re currently eating low-carb, I put on my mad scientist hat to create a teriyaki sauce that tasted sweet without using sugar.
After playing around with quantities and plenty of taste tests, here’s the result…and it’s delicious.
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It’s the end of a somewhat trying week, and we both felt like having a supper that would be both celebratory (“Yay! We made it!”) and extremely easy. Here are two dishes that come together within a half hour and look—and taste—as though they took a lot longer.
Sole is a delicate, tender fish, needing only a couple of minutes … Read more
This is one of those recipes that lends itself to endless improvisation, and it yields a colorful bowl of deliciousness that I return to again and again. Here’s the version I made tonight…
Halibut with Mediterranean Vegetables
Yield: two servings
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 pound halibut, de-boned and chopped into large pieces
2 large handfulls green beans
1 small … Read more