Posts Tagged 'Soups and Salads'

Cauliflower Chowder

Published on: 2017-10-20 9:00:00 AM | Recipes

A creamy, low carb, hearty and wonderfully cozy soup for those chilly nights! Serve with a few ounces of meat and cheese or a couple of eggs to boost the protein.  Ingredients: • 4 slices bacon, diced • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter • 2 cloves garlic, minced • 1 onion, diced • 2 carrots, peeled and diced • 2 stalks celery, diced • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour • 4 cups chicken broth • 1 cup milk • 1 head cauliflower, roughly ...

Shrimp and Avocado Salad

Published on: 2017-08-25 6:19:57 AM | Recipes

Ingredients: 2 lbs boiled or steamed shrimp 2 avocados 2 tablespoons diced red onion Salad leaves of choice For the dressing: ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil ¼ cup red wine vinegar ½ tsp garlic powder 1 teaspoon parsley, chopped 1 tsp Dijon mustard Salt and pepper to taste Method: Mix together dressing ingredients.  Whisk until well combined. Serve over the shrimp, avocado and salad leaves. Makes 6 servings; count each serving as 4 proteins and 2 ...

Chopped Taco Mason Jar Salad

Published on: 2017-08-04 6:55:15 AM | Recipes

Ingredients:   5 wide mouth quart size mason jars (or just use your normal Tupperware in the cupboard!) 1 lb ground turkey 1 can black beans, drained 1 packet taco seasoning 1¼ cups salsa 5 tablespoons plain Greek yogurt 1 quart cherry tomatoes, halved 5 mini cucumbers, sliced 1 small to medium red onion, chopped 2 avocados, chopped Juice from half of a lime 11 ounce jar pickled jalapeños, drained and chopped 5 cups chopped romaine ...

Avocado, cucumber, tomato and red onion salad

Published on: 2017-07-14 6:25:17 AM | Recipes

Ingredients:  1 English cucumber, halved and sliced into half moons  4 heirloom or Roma tomatoes, cut into large chunks  3 ripe avocados, peeled and cut into large chunks 1 cup thinly sliced red onion ¼ cup roughly chopped fresh basil  2 tablespoons red wine vinegar  2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil Salt and black pepper to taste Directions:  In a large bowl, add all ingredients from cucumber to olive oil. Season to taste ...

Green Salad with Chicken, Apple and Walnuts in Buttermilk Dressing

Published on: 2017-06-02 6:21:49 AM | Recipes

DRESSING INGREDIENTS: ½ cup buttermilk, well shaken (not low-fat) 3 tablespoons mayonnaise 1 ½ teaspoons lemon zest and 2 tablespoons juice (from 1 lemon) 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard ½ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1 scallion, trimmed and thinly sliced (white and green parts) 2 tablespoons coarsely chopped fresh dill SALAD INGREDIENTS: ½ cup walnut pieces Pinch salt 4 ounces thin green beans (haricots verts), trimmed 1 head ...