Grains and Greens Salad

Grains & Greens Salad

There’s no true recipe for this robust green meal, but keep a few rules in mind. Skip the soft lettuces, which tend to get squashed in a big salad, and start with sturdier greens, like kale or escarole. Add fruits and vegetables, a protein, like a hard-boiled egg, and a starch or two. You want a Read more

Potato Salad

Here’s a summer classic straight from my family. You might prefer sweet pickles, but my mother always used dill. She used celery salt, I use actual celery. My aunt preferred green onions, I use red. And my uncle always added some crispy bits of bacon on top, as do I. It’s a dish that evolves with every generation.

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Warm French Potato Salad

If you don’t grow or can’t find chervil, substitute an additional 1/2 tablespoon of minced parsley and an additional 1/4 teaspoon of tarragon. However, it really is worth it to try to find the chervil.

Warm French Potato Salad
2 pounds small red potatoes (about 2-inch diameter), unpeeled, scrubbed, cut into 4” slices
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Greek Salad (keto)

Most Greek salads keep the skin on the cucumber, but I find they’re frequently bitter, so I peel mine.

Greek Salad
Serves 4 // 570 calories, 54g fat, 10g protein, 6g net carbs

1 cucumber, peeled and sliced 1/4-inch thick
1 medium red bell pepper, diced
1 medium yellow bell pepper, diced
8 ounces cherry tomatoes, halved
1/2 red onion, … Read more