Green Beans with Feta, Lemon Zest & Marjoram

This is a simple dish that makes for a very pretty presentation: you dress the cooked beans in a slightly-sweet dressing of lemon juice, olive oil and marjoram (or oregano), then pile them with feta, sliced shallots & lemon zest. Ta-da!! It keeps well overnight too. The feature image on this post (which I took … Read more

Sweet & Tangy Cabbage-Orange Salad

This is such a yummy twist on coleslaw, without all that goopy mayonnaise. The pine nuts give it a terrific little something. But if you don’t have any on hand, walnuts would make an acceptable sub. I got it from The Spruce Eats and modified it. Makes 9, 1/2-cup servings; 123 calories per serving 1/3c … Read more

Chicken tortilla soup

I found this recipe on Pinterest of all places – and it’s both easy to make and super yummy! A full tablespoon of chili pepper gives it a heat that lingers on the tongue without setting your mouth on fire; the sour cream (and optional cheese) cools that a bit. Approx 275 cal + 18g … Read more