Mediterranean Green Beans

I’ve made this recipe twice in the last week, but it’s been eaten up before I can get a picture! It must be a hit. I have also tried it as a marinade for grilling vegetables (zucchini, green beans and eggplant), which has been nice. Ingredients: 1/3 cup chopped pitted kalamata olives 1 large shallot…

Chinese Noodle Salad

Tokyo Bekana Chinese Cabbage is one of our favorite spring vegetables. Delicious raw or cooked, it add sweet flavor and texture to recipes. I’ve rewritten this Knisely family recipe to also be gluten-free, by using a variety of nuts instead of dry noodles (as pictured). Chop and mix in large salad bowl: 1 head Chinese…

Basic Stir-fry

Remember always start your rice or noodles cooking first, then it will be ready when the stir-fry is done. Make your sauce. Choose a bottled variety for ease or try one of my favorites: Stir ½ C orange juice, ¼ C soy sauce, 2 Tbs honey, 2 Tbs water, 1 Tbs grated ginger, 1 Tbs…

Summer Chickpea Salad

A simply delicious hot summer’s day salad! Make ahead and refrigerate for an easy meal. Ingredients: 3 cups cooked chickpeas 4 green onions, thinly sliced 1 1/2 cups corn kernels 2 cups cherry tomatoes or tomatoes, quartered 3 tablespoons chopped fresh basil 2 tablespoons snipped fresh chives or scallions 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper…

Steamed Fish with Ginger and Scallions

Ingredients 4 skinless cod fillets (I used Tilapia fillets), (6 to 8 ounces each) 3 tablespoons rice vinegar 2 tablespoons soy sauce 2 tablespoons finely grated, peeled fresh ginger Coarse salt and ground pepper 6 scallions, green parts cut into 3-inch lengths Directions In a large skillet, combine 3 tablespoons rice vinegar, 2 tablespoons soy…

Asian Chicken Salad

Makes 9 servings. Serving size 1.5 cup. Ingredients:  2 cups shredded carrots  1 head large cabbage, finely chopped 2 Tbs cilantro (or Mint!) 1 Tbs sesame seeds 4 cups cooked shredded chicken  2 Tbs reduced sodium soy sauce ¼ C white wine vinegar 2 tsp ground ginger 3 Tbs olive oil  2 Tbs hoisin sauce…