Mediterranean Chopped Salad

Mediterranean Chopped Salad

Mediterranean Chopped Salad

My favorite way to eat cauliflower is simply mashed with potatoes and butter.  Close behind would be cauliflower in a salad with black olives, tomatoes and a zesty vinaigrette.  This Mediterranean chopped salad recipe was good but I had to do a few substitutions and tweaks.  I added carrots and subbed orzo for Israeli couscous.  I omitted the feta as I didn’t have any on hand. Continue reading

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Chicken Noodle Soup with a Twist

Chicken Noodle Soup with Mashed Potatoes

Chicken Noodle Soup with Mashed Potatoes

I was watching The Chew the other day and a man wrote to ask if they’d replicate a recipe from his late wife.  She used to make him chicken noodle soup and served it over a mound of mashed potatoes.  What!?!  Two of my favorite things together!?!  The hosts made the soup, served it over the mashed potatoes and all 3 loved it.  They couldn’t imagine why they’d never thought of it themselves!  I couldn’t WAIT to try it! Continue reading

Low-Carb Stuffed Cauliflower

Stuffed Cauliflower

Stuffed Cauliflower

When I saw this recipe I laughed.  It struck me as humorous to stuff a cauliflower with a meatloaf mixture and bake it.  It sounded funny AND fun!  The recipe was meant to happen when cauliflower went on sale last week.  Fate.  My cousin Shirley was joining us for dinner so it would be company food, too.  Slightly better than one of our usual “throw it together” meals.  One for the blog! Continue reading