Category: Recipes: Salads

Greek Lemon Pasta Salad

This is a quick to put together dish and, while I’ve included a recipe, you can toss just about anything in. Use your favorite veggies, swap out the cheese or even replace the sliced salami with diced chicken breast. You can even replace the salad dressing with your favorite kind. No matter what you use you’ll have a hard time creating a bad pasta salad. Greek Lemon Pasta Salad Print Greek Lemon Pasta Salad Author: Penny […] read more

Cilantro and Lime Chickpea Salad

When I was first going to try this recipe I wasn’t sure if I should actually use two cans of chickpeas. I’m the only one in the house who will eat them so I didn’t want to end up with a big batch of something I didn’t like. I’m so glad that I used both because I’ve been eating this almost daily. The combination of the cilantro and lime dressing tastes great with the chickpeas. […] read more

BBQ Po’Boy Sandwich and Salad

A recipe for BBQ Shrimp Po’Boy sandwiches recently caught my eye. Shrimp, bacon and smokey mayo topped with some BBQ sauce sounded incredible. This is just the type of thing my husband would love. Now I would just have to see if I could create a low carb version so I could enjoy it too.  BBQ Sauce: The original recipe called for a homemade BBQ sauce that included a 1/2 cup of brown sugar. Since […] read more

Low Carb Big Mac Salad

In my pre-WLS days, when I needed a quick bite to eat, a run through the nearest drive through fast food joint always did the trick. McDonald’s was popular and the Big Mac meal was a favorite. I can’t tell you the last time I’ve been to McDonald’s but that hasn’t stopped me from having Big Mac’s. Well, at least my own low carb, WLS friendly version of the Big Mac. I’ve discovered that many of the […] read more

Barley Salad

I’ve made this salad several times now and each time I’m still amazed at how good something so simple can taste.  This is NOT a low carb food but the amount of barley can be reduced to suit your needs. Barley Salad served with Steak Tips For Steak Tips 1 1/2 lbs sirloin steak tips salt pepper olive oil For Barley Salad 1 cup quick cooking barley 1 small onion, finely diced 2 carrots, shredded […] read more

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