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M-J’s Low-Carb Luncheon Salad

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M-J’S LOW-CARB, HIGH PROTEIN LUNCHEON SALAD

Bacon bits, 1/3 cup of shredded Parmesan cheese, an avocado cut into pieces, Romaine lettuce and almond-coated white-meat chicken combine to make an elegant, high-protein luncheon dish.

I top this low-carb salad with home-made ranch dressing, which I create from mayonnaise, buttermilk, and/or sour cream, mixed with onion and garlic powders and dried parsley. When I don’t have the powdered onion and garlic, I will dice bits of fresh ones very fine and sauté them before mixing with the other ingredients. Add salt and green or white pepper to taste, then blend with a wire whisk.

©M-J de Mesterton, April 2010

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Ballyshannon, Cheese, Cheese of Ireland, Cheese Types, Dubliner, Elegant Cheese, Irish Cheddar, Irish Cheese, Kerrygold

Elegant Cheese from Ireland

Ballyshannon is a flavourful Cheddar style cheese that is soft and properly crumbly at room-temperature.
Dubliner, also made in Ireland by Kerrygold, is a rich, mild and clean-tasting cow’s milk cheese.
©Jeanne “M-J” de Mesterton, THE ELEGANT COOK, 2012