Tag Archives: green onions

Vietnamese -inspired pasta and vegetable salad

A flavourful vegan dish that’s also great with fish, chicken or beef! I love pasta salad, though definitely NOT with creamy dressings – I’m a vinaigrette girl all the way (unless, of course, I’m using pesto thinned with the hot … Continue reading

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Sweet and Sour Cucumber ‘noodle’ Salad

If you haven’t heard of spiralizing, be forewarned: I am most definitely on the bandwagon. It’s not a new exercise trend, nor is it a way to turn straight hair into luscious Disney princess locks. Spiralizing is the process of … Continue reading

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Springtime cocktail snacks straight from the Farmers’ Market

Although I have a huge weakness for chips and dip, I try not to serve them as cocktail snacks because people simply get too full and it diminishes their enjoyment of the meal I have worked so hard to prepare. … Continue reading

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Sweet and Sour Orange Marmalade Shrimp

This dish conjured up all sorts of culinary memories for me. The sticky, sweet and sour, slightly salty sauce reminded me of the westernized Chinese food I occasionally got to enjoy as a kid. Working with lovely, pink-hued Argentine shrimp … Continue reading

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Broccoli-Almond Salad

I really enjoy broccoli and usually prepare it the same way I grew up eating it – lightly steamed and then dressed with a minimal amount of butter and salt followed by quite a lot of vinegar and pepper. Vinegar … Continue reading

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Sweet and Sour Rice Bowl

With its blend of tender rice, crunchy cabbage and sweet-and-sour party on top, this rice bowl is delicious, nutritious and oh-so-satisfying. Toasting the brown rice brings out its subtle, nutty flavour and also helps it cook up softer and fluffier, … Continue reading

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Curried Chicken Salad with Apple and Pecans

This is my favourite way to eat leftover roast chicken (but only once there’s no more gravy to be had, of course). You can also bake or poach a chicken breast for this dish. I love the contrasting colours and … Continue reading

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