Thai Salad with Ginger Dressing

Serves 8-10


  • 4 cups shredded napa, green, or purple cabbage (or a combination), chopped
  • 2 peppers, sliced (yellow and red)
  • 2 cups cucumber, chopped
  • 2 cups carrots, shredded
  • 2 cups frozen edamame, thawed
  • 4 stalks green onions, chopped
  • 1/2 cup slivered almonds
  • 1 cup cilantro, chopped
  • Optional Addition: 2 cups chow mein noodles
  • 1 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 cup seasoned rice wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 4 tablespoons honey
  • 4 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 cloves garlic, pressed
  • 4 teaspoons ginger, grated
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds


  1. Add all of the ingredients for the dressing together in a food processor or large mason jar. Process or shake until the dressing is emulsified.
  2. Add all of the salad ingredients to a large serving bowl. Add half the dressing to the salad ingredients.
  3. Toss with serving spoons or salad tongs until all of the ingredients are well-combined and the veggies are completely coated.
  4. Serve and top with additional dressing and chow mein noodles.

*Any nutritional information provided is an estimate. The accuracy for any nutritional information on this website is not guaranteed.

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Roasted Vegetable Curry

Serves 8 (1 1/2 cup each)


  • 2 teaspoons ground coriander
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 small head cauliflower, cut into small florets (about 6 cups)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 cup carrot, diced
  • 3 large garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon ginger, peeled and grated
  • 1 red chili pepper, seeded and minced
  • 14 ounce can tomato sauce
  • 32 ounces low-sodium vegetable broth
  • 3 cups russet potatoes, peeled and diced (1/2 inch)
  • 3 cups sweet potatoes, peeled and diced (1/2 inch)
  • 2 teaspoons lime zest
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 14 ounce can coconut milk
  • toppings: cilantro, salted pepitas, Greek yogurt


  1. Preheat the oven to 450F degrees.
  2. Combine spiced through cayenne pepper in a small bowl. Toss cauliflower with 1 tablespoon oil in a large bowl, sprinkle with 1 tablespoon of spiced mixture and toss until well coated.
  3. Spread in a single layer on a rimmed baking sheet. Roast the cauliflower until the edges are browned, 15-20 minutes. Set aside.
  4. Meanwhile, heat the remaining 1 tablespoon oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Add onion and carrot and cook, stirring often, until starting to brown (3-4 minutes). Reduce heat to medium and continue cooking, stirring often, until the onion is translucent. Add garlic, ginger, chile and the remaining spice mixture. Stir and cook for an additional minute.
  5. Stir in tomato sauce, scraping up any browned bits, and simmer for 1 minute. Add broth, potatoes, sweet potatoes, lime zet and juice. Cover and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to maintain a gentle simmer and cook, partially covered and stirring occasionally, until the vegetables are tender, 35-40 minutes.
  6. Stir in coconut milk and the roasted cauliflower. Return to a simmer to heat through. Option to serve garnished with cilantro and chiles.

Thank you to the big community of food visionaries out there in the world, working together to inspire and pass on food traditions and flavors. This recipe began in Eating Well: Soups (pp. 49).

Mexican Corn Tostadas with Chipotle Black Bean Spread


  • 15oz can whole kernel corn, drained
  • 1/3 cup red onion diced
  • 1/3 cup low-fat mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt 
  • 1 teaspoon freshly cracked pepper
  • 15oz black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 15oz refried black beans (option to use refried beans)
  • 2 whole chipotle chilis in adobo sauce, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons adobo sauce
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 8 small corn or flour tortillas
  • optional: avocado, Cotija or Feta cheese


  1. In a large bowl stir together corn, red onion, mayonnaise, cilantro, lime juice, salt and pepper.
  2. Place into refrigerator to cool.
  3. In a small sauce pan over medium heat, heat black and refried beans, stirring often to avoid burning (3 minutes). 
  4. Once combined, turn heat to medium-low. Stir in chipotle chilis, adobo sauce, lime juice, plus additional salt and pepper to taste. 
  5. Cook until just heated through.
  6. Warm tostadas in the oven or on a burner, be careful not to burn.
  7. Spread warm bean spread on tostada and a large spoonful of the corn mixture. 
  8. To really ignite your tastebuds, add additional avocado and cheese toppings!

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