Serves 4 to 6
-2 lbs. extra-small Yukon Gold potatoes
-1 lemon, juiced and zested
-1/3 c. olive oil
-1 t. sugar
-5 oz. fresh baby spinach, well-washed
-2/3 c. flat-leaf parsley, leaves only and loosely packed
-2/3 c. fresh dill, fronds only and loosely packed
-3 shallots, peeled and thinly sliced
-Flaky salt and freshly ground black pepper
Heat a large pot of water to boiling and salt the water generously. Add the potatoes and cook for 15 to 18 minutes, or until they are quite tender and creamy. Slit each potato in half and return them to the pot.
In a measuring cup whisk together the lemon juice, zest, olive oil and sugar. Whisk until well-combined; it will be thick and opaque yellow. Pour over the hot potatoes and stir gently until the potatoes are coated with dressing.
Slice the spinach leaves into thin ribbons. Mince the parsley leaves (discarding the stems) and the dill fronds as well. Add the spinach, parsley, dill, and shallots to the potatoes, and toss gently. The spinach and herbs will wilt as they are combined with the hot potatoes.
Taste and season with salt and pepper as needed. Serve hot, warm or cold. Enjoy!
-1 med. shallot, finely chopped
-1 t. finely grated lemon zest
-¼ c. fresh lemon juice
-1 T. white wine vinegar
-¼ c. olive oil
-8 oz. sugar snap peas (~ 2 cups), trimmed, thinly sliced on a diagonal into ½-inch pieces
-1 bu. radishes (~ 12), trimmed, thinly sliced
-4 med. Persian cucumbers, quartered lengthwise, cut crosswise into ½-inch pieces
-1 romaine heart, quartered lengthwise, cut crosswise into
-½ med. head of radicchio, cut crosswise into ½-inch pieces
-6 oz. feta, crumbled (~ 1½ cups)
-1½ c. torn dill fronds
-Freshly ground black pepper
Mix shallot, lemon zest, lemon juice, and vinegar in a large bowl.
Let sit 10 minutes, then mix in oil. Set vinaigrette aside.
Meanwhile, mix a palmful of salt into a medium bowl of ice water; add peas. Let sit 10 minutes, then drain and pat dry (this makes them super crisp).
Add peas, radishes, cucumbers, romaine, and radicchio to bowl with reserved vinaigrette; toss well to coat.
Add feta and dill, season with salt and pepper, and toss again to combine. Transfer to a platter to serve. Enjoy!
-2 medium-large kohlrabi (~1 1/4 lbs.)
-1/2 c. plain full fat goat milk yogurt or cow’s milk yogurt
-2 T. minced dill
-2 T. minced parsley
-1 lg. clove of garlic, minced
-2 T. fresh lemon juice
-1 t. honey
-2 T. extra virgin olive oil
-a few healthy pinches of salt & pepper
-1/4 c. sunflower seeds, lightly toasted
-1/2 c. raisins, soaked in hot water for 10 minutes and
-1/4 t. sumac (optional but recommended)
-sm. handful of micro greens (or sprouts)
-salt and pepper to taste
Trim the leaves and stems from the kohlrabies and peel the remaining bulb. Cut into 1/4 inch dice, and put in a large mixing bowl and set aside.
In a medium sized bowl combine the yogurt, dill, parsley, garlic, lemon juice, honey, oil, salt and pepper. Whisk until well combined. Taste test and adjust if necessary.
Pour the dressing into the bowl with the chopped kohlrabi. Sprinkle in the toasted sunflower seeds and raisins.
Divide between plates and top with a sprinkle of sumac and micro greens. Enjoy!
-3 c. cauliflower florets
-1 sm. fennel bulb
-1 1/2 T. olive oil, divided
-Zest from 1/2 lemon
-1/4 t. sea salt
-1/4 t. pepper
-1/2 c. chickpeas, drained and rinsed if using canned
-1 t. capers, chopped
-1 T. lemon juice
-2 t. fresh dill, minced
-1/2 recipe for polenta or cooked grain (like quinoa)
Preheat oven to 425˚. Break cauliflower into small pieces and chop the fennel bulb into medium pieces.
Place in a roasting pan and drizzle with 1/2 tablespoon olive oil, lemon zest, salt, and pepper. Toss together until cauliflower is well coated.
Roast for 20 to 25 minutes until the cauliflower is tender and starting to brown.
Once the cauliflower is tender, remove the pan from the oven and add in the chickpeas, capers, lemon juice, dill, and remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil. Stir to combine everything.
Serve the mixture over polenta or tossed together with a grain. Enjoy!
Serves 4 to 6
-2 T. (1/4 stick) butter
-1 lb. carrots, peeled, thinly sliced
-1 red bell pepper, finely chopped
-1/4 c. water
-1 T. minced fresh dill
-Salt and pepper
Melt butter in heavy large skillet over medium heat.
Add carrots and sauté until crisp-tender, about 3 minutes.
Add bell pepper and water. Cover and cook until vegetables are tender, 5 minutes.
Season with salt and pepper. Enjoy!
-4 lg. zucchini, cut into discs
-1 onion, chopped
-2 cloves garlic, crushed
-1 handful Italian parsley, roughly chopped
-1 handful dill, roughly chopped
-low sodium veggie or chicken broth
-Salt and pepper, to taste
Fry onions over low heat until caramelized, stirring
occasionally. Takes around 15-20 minutes.
Once onions are golden, add garlic and cook for one
minute while stirring.
Add the zucchini slices and sauté until golden and
Add cooked onions, cooked zucchini, parsley and dill to a
food processor and process until smooth.
Add low-sodium veggie or chicken broth until you reach
Add salt and pepper to taste. Heat in a saucepan and serve
Serves 6 to 8
-4 med. kohlrabi bulbs
-3 c. shredded green cabbage
-1/4 c. dried cherries
-1/4 c. sunflower seeds
-1/4 c. coarsely chopped fresh dill
-1/4 c. extra virgin olive oil
-3 T. pure maple syrup
-Zest of 1 lemon
-Juice of 2 lemons
-1 garlic clove, minced
-1/4 t. kosher salt
-1/4 t. freshly ground black pepper
Using a sharp knife, remove the long stems and greens from the kohlrabi. Using a peeler, trim away the thick green skin until you reach the light green to white part that is free of tough fibers.
Shred on the medium holes of a box grater or in a food processor fitted with the shredder disk.
Combine the kohlrabi, cabbage, cherries, sunflower seeds, and dill in a large serving bowl.
In a small jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine the olive oil, maple syrup, lemon zest, lemon juice, garlic, salt, and pepper. Shake to thoroughly combine.
Pour the dressing over the salad and toss to coat well. Let sit for about 20 minutes before serving. Enjoy!
-1 1/2 t. caraway seeds
-2 T. extra-virgin olive oil
-1/2 t. dried crushed red pepper
-1 red bell pepper*, cut into 1/3-inch-thick rings
-1 green bell pepper*, cut into 1/3-inch-thick rings
-1 yellow bell pepper*, cut into 1/3-inch-thick rings
-1 med. onion, cut into 1/4-inch-thick rounds,
separated into rings
-6 3 x 1/2-inch strips lemon peel (yellow part only)
-2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
-1/4 c. chopped fresh dill
-1 T. fresh lemon juice
*Any color bell peppers can be used really. The various colors
just make the salad more colorful.
Stir caraway seeds in large nonstick skillet over medium heat
until fragrant, about 1 minute. Stir in oil and crushed red
Add all peppers, onion, lemon peel and garlic. Increase heat to
medium-high and sauté until vegetables are crisp-tender,
about 7 minutes.
Transfer pepper mixture to large bowl. Mix in dill. Cool.
Remove lemon peel. Mix in lemon juice. Season with salt and
pepper and serve. Enjoy!
Adapted from Bon Appétit, 6/98, on epicurious.com
-2 lbs. fingerling potatoes, cut into 1-inch chunks
-3 T. extra-virgin olive oil
-1/4 c. white wine
-2 t. coarse sea salt
-1/2 t. fresh ground black pepper
-1 T. minced fresh thyme leaves
-1 clove garlic, finely minced
-1/2 c. buttermilk
-1/4 c. plain nonfat Greek yogurt
-1 T. lemon juice
-1 T. grated lemon zest
-1 T. honey
-1 T. minced fresh chives
-1 T. minced fresh dill
-1 T. minced fresh mint
-1/2 t. fine sea salt
1/4 t. ground black pepper
Preheat the oven to 400°. In a large bowl, combine potatoes, oil, wine, salt, pepper and thyme. Toss well to coat.
Arrange potatoes in a single layer on two large rimmed baking sheets. Cover tightly with aluminum foil and cook 15 minutes. Remove the foil and continue to roast potatoes until golden brown, about 30 minutes more.
Remove both baking sheets from the oven and toss potatoes with the minced garlic. Place potatoes back in the oven and cook for another 10 minutes until deep golden brown and garlic is fragrant (but not burnt).
Meanwhile, combine all dressing ingredients in a small bowl, whisking until well combined. Spoon dressing over potatoes and serve. Enjoy!
1 lg. cucumber, peeled and thinly sliced
1 sm. red onion, thinly sliced
2 c. cherry tomatoes, cut into halves
½ c. minced parsley
2 T. red wine vinegar
¼ c. extra virgin olive oil
1 t. honey
½ t. dry mustard
½ c. fresh chopped dill
¼ t. salt
½ t. black pepper
Place the cucumbers, onions, tomatoes, and parsley in a large salad bowl.
In a small bowl whisk together the vinegar, olive oil, honey, mustard, dill, salt and pepper.
Pour the dressing over the vegetables and toss well. Can be served at room temperature or chilled for
several hours. Enjoy!
Adapted from blog follower MegaNice9 at
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