Posts Tagged ‘green onion’

Spicy Korean Cucumber Salad

Spicy Korean Cucumber Salad

Spicy Korean Cucumber Salad is a bright red and green salad of cucumbers and green onions with a spicy-sweet sesame dressing.  This salad takes a little bit of prep time because you want to salt the cucumbers and let them sit for 30 minutes to draw out some of the water thereby increasing the cucumber…

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Cucumber Sushi Rolls with Spicy Dipping Sauce

Cucumber Sushi Rolls

Cucumber Sushi Rolls are a healthy, easy, no-cook meal perfect for using up leftovers on a hot summer night. I am a huge fan of cooking once eat twice meals, which is a great way to use rice on the second day. Just re-steam a little rice until it is hot and fluffy again, and…

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Creamy Green Onion Dressing (or Dip) – Heavy on the Vitamin K

green onion dressing

Creamy Green Onion Dressing is great on salads or as a dip for vegetables or chips. It is amazing on potato salad.  Green onions, or scallions, give you some nutritional benefits of onions and greens. Sulfur compounds give onions their pungent taste and are quite beneficial in helping prevent blood clots and lower cholesterol. Green onions…

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Baked Avocado and Vegetable Egg Rolls

baked avocado and vegetable egg rolls

This healthy vegetarian baked avocado and vegetable egg rolls recipe can be made with just about anything you happen to have on hand. The creamy avocado mixes nicely with the crunch of the shell and vegetables. But, the avocado does not reheat well, so only make enough to serve immediately. The sambal oelek in the sauce…

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Dill Potato Salad – Exploding with Fresh Dill Flavor

Dill Potato Salad

This delicious Dill Potato Salad is like our grandmother’s classic potato salad. Additionally, it’s exploding with fresh dill and flavored with vinegar and olive oil. Dill Potato Salad Ingredients 3 pounds baby potatoes ¼ cup fresh dill, minced ¼ cup minced shallot (or onion) 2 tablespoons parsley (fresh) 3 green onions ¼ cup white wine…

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Spicy Garlic Cucumber Salad – Stay Cool and Hydrated

Spicy Garlic Cucumber Salad

Spicy Garlic Cucumber Salad is a great way to stay cool and hydrated in the summer heat. Enjoy it as a side salad or add leftover steak, chicken, shrimp, etc., to make a complete meal. Eating spicy foods sends signals to your brain that you are too hot, so a cooling response (perspiration) is triggered…

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Creamy Cilantro Lime Sauce – Versatile and Healthy

Creamy Cilantro Lime Sauce

Creamy Cilantro Lime Sauce is an easy creamy sauce for meat or fish, a salad dressing, or a dip depending on how thick you want to make it. Creamy Cilantro is a wonderfully healthy herb. It can help lower blood sugar, which is great for most people, but diabetics should be aware of overconsumption. It…

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Fall Harvest Rainbow Casserole for Healthy Diet

Fall Harvest Rainbow Casserole

This Fall Harvest Rainbow Casserole is filled with plenty of healthy fiber, lean protein, and Cruciferous greens, and beta-carotene.  This is kind of like a new-age version of the old shepherd’s pie if you will.  This dish can also be made ahead which makes it great for the upcoming holidays Fall Harvest Rainbow Casserole Ingredients…

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Asian Chicken Wraps with Peanut Sauce

asian chicken wraps

Here’s a great Asian Chicken Wraps recipe for leftover chicken, particularly on those “it’s too hot or I’m too tired to cook” nights. Use whatever vegetables you have on hand, peppers, tomatoes, cabbage, sprouts, greens, etc. Look for the Spring Roll Wraps (may be called rice paper wraps) in the Asian food aisle of most…

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