Creamy Meyer Lemon Dressing

This Meyer lemon dressing is wonderful with any leafy green, good on fish…even chicken. It makes a great dipping sauce, and I’ve even put a dollop on hard-boiled eggs.

Creamy Meyer Lemon Dressing
Yield: 1-1/3 cups / 10 servings of 2 tablespoons each

2 tablespoons finely diced shallot
1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon sea salt, to taste
1/4 cup freshly squeezed … Read more

Green Goddess Dressing

Green Goddess is a California classic. It makes a great dip for veggies and a wonderful dressing for hearty greens like kale, romaine hearts, iceberg lettuce chunks, and endive. It will smother delicate salad greens.

Green Goddess Dressing
Yield: Makes a little more than 1 1/2 cups / 12 servings of 2 tablespoons each

1 cup parsley leaves
1 cup … Read more

Core Kitchen Tools

My sweetie and I were talking about core kitchen tools the other evening (yes, we do that sort of thing). Anyway, we were talking about early French cooking and our own early college-days kitchens, whittling down the list to an absolutely necessary, bare bones list. If you could see our kitchen, you’d know how hilarious this concept is…it’s a walking … Read more

Nutritional Info For The Low Carb Kitchen

Fresh, nutrionally-dense foods have the power to not just taste delicious, but heal, nourish, and balance us. Some of these foods will only be appropriate when you’re at your target weight and are no longer radically limiting your carb intake. This is a work in progress…and just my opinion. Your ideas about health and nutrition may be very different…and that’s … Read more

Kale Salad with Lemon-Sesame Dressing

This deceptively simple salad bursts with fresh, bright flavors. My local market carries it, but it’s easy and economical to make at home. I admit: I’m addicted to this stuff!

2 cups of kale, trimmed to just the curly bits
1 large sliced red onion, cut into short slivers (about 1 oz)
1/3 cup bean sprouts
Garnish: sesame seeds … Read more