Green Bean Salad with Mint, Cranberries and Toasted Walnuts

This is a great make ahead side dish for any kind of roast dinner and is a welcome change to the traditional green bean casserole served on Thanksgiving Day. The zip of mint in the vinaigrette is refreshing and enhances the vibrant green color of the beans. The vinaigrette is made the day before, which […]

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Vietnamese Chicken Lemongrass Meatballs with Quick Pickled Vegetables and Sriracha Dressing

Flavorful, tender meatballs are served over a bed of rice or noodles, with crunchy salad, sweet and tangy pickled vegetables and a drizzle of creamy spicy dressing over the top. The inspiration for this dish came from a recipe by fellow Blogger (Pinch of Yum) but I’ve tweaked it up a little to suit our […]

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Oriental Spiced Chicken Skewers over Vietnamese Mint Salad

As a welcome addition to your Summer salad repertoire, try this Asian inspired minty salad with fresh, nutty and aromatic flavors of the Orient. The salad packs a flavorful combination of toasted sesame, chili, garlic, Thai fish sauce and lime juice and is served with tender marinated chicken skewers. If that’s not enough, it’s then […]