Category Archives: Salads

Sous Vide Bison Tongue: Low Temperature, Steak Style – Two Recipes

Contains:  Nightshades (but you can opt out, and season differently.)  Is:  Offal, not awful.  Paleo, Whole30, gluten-free.   This recipe and the follow up preparations will work with beef tongue as well as bison.   Being that tongue is naturally … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Greek Salad

Contains:  Nightshades, dairy.  Is:  Quick and easy, vegetarian. It’s Greek Month!  I’m starting out the month with simple recipes – two of which will be posted today.  Later in the month we’ll see more complex dishes, some of which I’ve … Continue reading

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Mushrooms with Cumin – A Cold Whole30 Vegan Salad

Contains:  Nightshade.  Is:  Vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, paleo, Whole30. A Whole30 month of recipes!  More info about Whole30 next week… This is from Dahlia Abraham-Klein’s book, Silk Road Vegetarian:  Vegan, Vegetarian and Gluten-Free Recipes for the Mindful Cook.  Page 89.  All … Continue reading

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Salmon Tartare (Dad’s Recipe)

Contains:  Seafood, nightshades.  Is: Paleo, Whole30, gluten-free, if you leave out or modify any crackers, of which I certainly never minded doing.  Is:  An appetizer. This is perfect for an item in your Feast of the Seven Fishes, an Italian … Continue reading

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Bacon, Lettuce & Tomato (BLT) Salad

Contains:  Nightshades, egg.  Is:  Quick and easy, gluten-free, grain-free, potentially Paleo, Whole30 (depending on the bacon). It’s the LAST of the real tomatoes of the season, at least in my region.  I picked a couple up at a local farm … Continue reading

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German Potato Salad

Contains:  Nightshades (you can omit the paprika), eggs.  Is:  Paleo, Whole30 (if properly-sourced bacon), dairy-free. This is fairly authentic.  I did not use red potatoes exclusively, but there’s also no mayonnaise in here.  I added celery for crunch.  The ideal … Continue reading

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Shrimp Shirataki Asian Pasta Salad with Peanut Sauce: Low Carb

Contains:  Shellfish, peanuts, nightshades, soy, coconut, probably gluten.  Is: Quick and easy, low carb. This month over at Cookingbites.com, we’re challenging each other to make pasta salads.  I figure I’d make a couple of different ones, and that at least … Continue reading

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Japanese Salad, with Ginger or Wafu (Sesame) Dressing & Optional Tako Su Topping

Contains:  Soy, added sugar.  Is:  Vegetarian/vegan, if you omit the optional octopus (served off to the side to begin with).  Gluten-free if you source your soy / tamari sauce accordingly.  Or, if you switch to coconut aminos (in which case, … Continue reading

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Tabbouleh – or The Sudden Parsley Harvest!

October 17th:  the word on the street was a Killing Frost.  It happened that night; when I woke on the 18th the thermometer read 28 degrees F. So, among other things that I picked or brought indoors that day was … Continue reading

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Asian Coleslaw

Another hot-weather dish you don’t need to heat up your kitchen to make!  Although finally this week the weather has broke in this burgh. Typically, this will be a side. You will usually find shredded carrot in recipes for Asian … Continue reading

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