Posts tagged ‘soy’

March 5th, 2014

Simple Asian Sesame Slaw

by Chrissy

Asian Sesame Slaw_LYK1

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...

May 4th, 2012

Soy Chorizo Salsa Verde Nachos with Lime Cilantro Greek Yogurt Sauce

by Chrissy

Pandora and Rubio’s have combined forces this week to ensure that I (and all Pandora listeners) understand the true significance of Cinco de Mayo. Literally, the spokesperson addresses the fact that this holiday is not for Mexican Independence, but rather the lucky victory during a battle. Who knew, right?

I think its pretty funny, because whenever I have heard Rubio’s commercials advertise the new menu items or promotions, they NEVER speak in a latino accent. However, in the spirit … Read more...

February 28th, 2011

Tofu & Asparagus Quinoa Salad

by Chrissy


Ingredient Challenge Monday: Tofu


Many people forget what a great substitute tofu is for meat. Sometimes it’s just nice to venture out and use something other than chicken, beef or pork in stir fry or salads or side-dishes. There are many different types of tofu at the store, so it can be somewhat intimidating, especially if you aren’t sure what the difference is between firm or soft, water-packed or vacuum-packed. I still have trouble in deciding what consistency will … Read more...