Archive | January, 2014

Cara Cara and Blood Orange Salad

Ingredients: 2 Cara Cara oranges (or navel) 2 blood oranges 1 ripe avocado 1 to 2 cups baby greens or spinach Sweet Chili-Sesame Vinaigrette Sprigs fresh cilantro for garnish   Instructions: Cut a small slice off each end of the 4 oranges and stand them upright on a cutting surface. With a knife, remove the […]

Sweet Chili Sesame Vinaigrette

Ingredients   1/4 cup red wine vinegar 1 tablespoon honey 1 teaspoon freshly minced ginger 1 tablespoon Thai sweet chili sauce (PCC sells Thai Kitchen brand in the Asian condiments section) 1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds Himalayan salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil   Instructions: Combine all of the ingredients […]

Asparagus and Mango Salad

Ingredients   1 pound fresh asparagus, tough stem ends trimmed 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 ripe mangos, peeled, seeded and sliced lengthwise into 1/4 inch-thick slices 2 tablespoons capers, rinsed 1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme leaves Juice of 1/2 lemon Salt and freshly ground black pepper   Instructions: Blanch […]