Posts Tagged ‘lime juice’

Pico De Gallo Salsa

July 19, 2011 by andrea | 1 Comment | Filed in Appetizer, Condiment, Dip, Mexican, Quick Cooking, Sauce, Snack

Homemade salsa is super easy to make and waaaaay better than most you’ll buy at the grocery store. Plus, you can make it exactly how you like it (spicier, milder, more lime, etc.). Whip up a batch of this salsa, buy the best tortilla chips you can find and invite some friend over! Homemade salsa is […]

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Layered Fruit Smoothie

January 23, 2011 by andrea | 4 Comments | Filed in Beverages, Breakfast, Recipes

Although the weather here in Portland is cold and drizzly, I’m not letting that stop me from dreaming about sandy beaches, warm breezes, palm trees, and fruity drinks. This Layered Fruit Smoothie is a perfect example of that: a lime-kissed mango smoothie topped off with a layer of refreshing strawberry smoothie. It’s a healthy, fun and creative way […]

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Five-Spice Chicken Noodle Salad

August 17, 2010 by andrea | 5 Comments | Filed in Asian, Grilling/BBQ, Pasta, Quick Cooking, Recipes, Salad

  This is a great summer recipe because it’s light, cool and refreshing. Be liberal with your use of the fresh mint and cilantro…it brings a ton of flavor to the salad! I’ve made this salad with different types of rice noodles, and rice sticks work as well as rice vermicelli. Whatever type of rice noodles you […]

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Mango and Avocado Salsa

June 16, 2010 by andrea | 19 Comments | Filed in Appetizer, Dip, Quick Cooking, Recipes, Salad, Sauce, Snack, Vegetable, Vegetarian

This salsa rocks! It’s easy to make and can be served with tortilla chips or as a topping for grilled chicken, pork or seafood. YUMM! Husband was skeptical of the mango/avocade combo at first but after his first bite, he was blown away by all the flavor. He then kept commenting on how good it was. I […]

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Spicy Beef with Peanuts & Chiles

June 4, 2010 by andrea | 7 Comments | Filed in Asian, Beef, Main Dish, Quick Cooking, Recipes

This delicious beef stir-fry dish is everything I was hoping it would be! You get great flavor from the peanuts, soy sauce, fish sauce and lime juice, and a nice kick from the chiles. Yumm!   Changes I made to the recipe: I doubled the cilantro and omitted the basil, substituted red onion for the shallot, […]

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Spicy Stir-fried Pork with Garlic and Chiles

March 18, 2010 by andrea | Comments Off on Spicy Stir-fried Pork with Garlic and Chiles | Filed in Asian, Main Dish, Pork, Quick Cooking, Recipes

I could eat stir-fries just about every day. It’s a great way to make a quick meal plus there’s a bazillion different ways to make them, which means you never get bored with the same ol’ thing. Here’s a recipe I found recently that features stir-fried strips of pork with thinly sliced sweet red pepper and spicy […]

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