Posts tagged ‘sesame’

March 5th, 2014

Simple Asian Sesame Slaw

by Chrissy

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I’ve been wanting to go on a picnic for quite some time now. Granted, it’s not exactly picnic season, hence the pouring rain this past week, but now that’s it’s bright, sunny and 70 degrees again, I think I can start thinking about my picnic menu again.

Asian Sesame Slaw_LYK4Even if it’s indoors, I just like the little slaws, sandwiches, wraps, no-heat sides, salads, and chips and dips.
This slaw is certainly a perfect make-ahead salad, as it can stay dressed for … Read more...

August 21st, 2012

Sesame-Ginger & Sriracha Vegetables with Tofu

by Chrissy

People of the world, spice up your life… by adding some Sriracha to a zesty asian-style vegetarian dish.

Confession: I saw Victoria Beckham on a commercial on TV just once today and now I have Spice Girls stuck in my head. On repeat.

So, I might have added an extra squeeze of Sriracha to my plate of sesame-gingered veggies and tofu, just give my mind and my humming a break. Now my mouth is on fire and that’s all … Read more...

March 20th, 2012

Asian Carrot Sesame Dressing

by Chrissy


They get to be pretty boring meals, unless you switch it up.

But this dressing, my friend, will hardly bore you. The toasted sesame oil, alone, will probably change your life.

Try this on a bed of spinach and red leaf lettuce, piled high with carrot peels, celery, tomato, avocado, golden raisins, cooked quinoa, pepitas, and sesame seeds, all tossed in this  carrot ginger sesame dressing goodness. Oh and don’t forget the grilled chicken.

Dare to be different. Say …

September 26th, 2011

Cucumber and Rice Wine Vinegar Salad

by Lauren

If you’ve been around here for a while you might already know about my love for limes.

Which has in turn led to my love of ketchup and then also perhaps to an equally intense love of vinegars.

Well, my love of vinegar has forced me to immediately devour the cucumber and rice wine vinegar salad that restaurants often grace you with alongside sushi.

By “devour”, I mean inhaling all of mine and then giving the evil eye … Read more...