No-Olive Almond-Herb Tapinade

I came across this recipe as a suggested topping for roast radishes and it’s super yummy! It also comes together pretty easily in the cuisinart. Makes 1/2 cup, 75 calories per tablespoon. 1/2c fresh parsley leaves 1/4c fresh mint leaves 2T fresh oregano leaves1T capers 1 small garlic clove (slice it before you pop it … Read more

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

Popovers

I have always absolutely loved popovers. Anything bready and eggy is always my jam, and that’s pretty much all that popovers are, bread and egg. Unfortunately, mine didn’t pop at all. Possible causes: I used gluten-free flour — so maybe next time add a smidge of baking powder? Another possibility is that the gluten-free flour … 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