All posts tagged Salads

Cheese Crisps

These cheese crisps are great by themselves, or perfect to use as a topping on salads or breading on chicken! Not to mention, they are 0 net carbs on the Carb Light Living™ program! Submitted by: Christine Cummins, Nutrition Student, West Chester University, West Chester, PA. Nutritional Info Servings Per Recipe: About 110 crisps Amount […]

Garlic Herb Dressing

This is a wonderful alternative to the vinaigrettes! It is a hearty, savory salad that is lightened with a mild lemon zest. It is a perfect accompaniment to steaks, chicken and either tuna or swordfish steaks. It takes a little time to prepare, but you get the time back since you don’t have to add salad extras. My sister, Kathy, CLL Recipe […]

Garlic Herb Dressing

January 22, 2012 Garlic Herb Dressing: 152 calories per serving and just 1 carb! 4 servings This is a wonderful alternative to the vinaigrettes! It is a hearty, savory salad that is lightened with a mild lemon zest. It is a perfect accompaniment to steaks, chicken and either tuna or swordfish steaks. It takes a little time […]

Life Just Got Easier… Love Livin’ the Low Carb Life Style!

January 8, 2012 Life DID get easier!  I used to make this recipe for my family and friends the “old way” with caramelized almonds, which meant using 2 tablespoons of sugar and then an additional 4 tablespoons of sugar for the dressing!  No Way am I eating that salad anymore – ever!  What do you think 6 tablespoons […]

Holiday Salad with Vanilla Vinaigrette – Just 4 Carbs!

December 7, 2011 This is my version of a similar but much higher carb salad which is served in a local restaurant and uses pistachios and cranberries.  I substituted pecans for the pistachios and red onions for the cranberries.  I kept the shredded cheddar and a small amount of granny smith apple slices. Holiday Salad […]

Joann’s Pumpkin Vinaigrette

November 9, 2011 I made this wonderful Pumpkin Vinaigrette quite a few times over the past decade.  This year it received my low carb makeover!  It is now just 3 net carbs per 2.5 tablespoon serving!  It is a super festive addition to your table too!  I use it all the way through the end of the year. […]

0 Carb Salad Vinaigrette – Woo Hoo!!!

Joann’s Basic Vinaigrette Recipe This vinaigrette salad dressing makes enough to coat a very large bunch of romaine, or the large container of mixed greens. Save the rest for the next day. I don’t keep this vinaigrette more than a couple days because it uses fresh garlic and may get too strong. Joann’s BASIC VINAIGRETTE […]

Caesar Salad – Bring Fine Dining Home with this “Can-Can” Salad!

Here is my own caesar salad recipe that I created using a wonderful combination of the key ingredients – garlic, anchovy paste and fresh squeezed lemon juice. I use a food processor to make it easier.  I put the 3 garlic cloves in the processor first and then spin until minced.  Next, add the lemon juice, dijon […]