Caesar Green Bean Salad

Caesar Green Bean Salad
Serves 4 / 125 calories, 8g net carbs, 8g fat

2 teaspoons lemon juice
2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 anchovy fillets, minced to paste
Salt and pepper
2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
1 pound green beans, trimmed
1 Meyer lemon, zested in long thin strips
2 ounces (1/4 … Read more

Spinach Salad with Warmed Bacon Dressing

Spinach Salt with Warmed Bacon Dressing
Serves 4-6 as a first course

3 large eggs
1 cup mushrooms, sliced
6 ounces pre-washed baby spinach (about 8 cups)
1-1/2 tablespoons cider vinegar
1/2 teaspoon granulated sugar
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
Pinch of sea salt
4 tablespoons bacon fat (6 slices thick-cut bacon—about 8 ounces—cut into 1/2-inch pieces)
1/2 medium red … Read more

Caesar Salad

Caesar Salad
Serves 4-6

5 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1/2 teaspoon garlic paste from 1 medium clove (see note)
1/2—3/4 loaf ciabatta, cut into 3/4-inch cubes (about 5 cups) (see note)
1/4 cup water
1/4 teaspoon table salt
2 tablespoons finely grated Parmesan cheese

3/4 teaspoon garlic paste from 1 large clove
2-3 tablespoons lemon juice … Read more

Mediterranean Parsley Salad

I happened to buy some tabouli at my local co-op and got, instead, something with all the expected ingredients *except* bulgar. But this turned out to be a delicious mistake. Behold, Mediterranean parsley salad—cool, incredibly refreshing, delicious.

Mediterranean Parsley Salad

1 cup cherry tomatoes, cut in halves
1 cucumber, very finely chopped
2-3 bunches parsley, part of the stems removed, Read more

Summer Bean and Vegetable Salad

Filling, fresh, delicious—perfect for a summer afternoon.

Since I have a tricky relationship with food—I tend to think in terms of ‘good’ and ‘bad’, then I binge in reaction to all that guilt-inducing bs—I recently joined Noom, a program that aims to change people’s eating habits for life. There’s an app with a lot of cheerful daily psychological support and
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Green Bean Salad

This dish is so simple—Just blanch the green beans until crisp tender, then toss with halved cherry tomatoes and a bright vinaigrette of Dijon mustard, red wine vinegar, garlic, shallots and olive oil. A shower of chopped fresh basil across the top finishes it off.

Green Bean Salad
4 servings

1 pound string beans or small haricots verts
24 cherry Read more