Thai-Style Pork Salad

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup unsweetened coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup snipped fresh cilantro**
  • 1/3 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 2 Tbsp. grated fresh ginger
  • 1 lb. boneless pork loin, cut into bite-size pieces
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 cup bias-sliced fresh green beans
  • 1 cup shredded carrots
  • 12 napa cabbage leaves
  • cilantro leaves
  • lime wedges

Instructions:

1. In large mixing bowl, combine coconut milk, cilantro, soy sauce, lime juice and ginger. Add pork and toss to coat.

2. In large skillet, heat oil over med-high heat. Add meat mixture. Cook 3 minutes. Add green beans. Cook and stir 3-4 minutes until beans are crisp tender and pork is slightly pink. Add carrots just before serving.

3. To serve, top carrot leaves with pork mixture. Sprinkle with additional cilantro, and serve with lime wedges.

** Cilantro can be replaced with fresh parsley if you are not a fan of cilantro.

thai-style-pork

Submitted by Nancy B.

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Cranberry Pecan Chicken Salad

Ingredients:

  • 3 cups cooked shredded chicken
  • 3/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 3/4 cup chopped celery
  • 3/4 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/2 cup dried sweetened cranberries
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon white pepper

Instructions:
Combine all ingredients and mix well. Refrigerate for an hour to allow flavors to combine. Serve chilled.

chickensalad

Submitted by Dotty C.

Strawberry Poppy Seed Salad

This recipe is a copycat recipe from Panera Bread.

Ingredients

  • 4 cups romaine lettuce
  • 1 cup sliced strawberries
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries
  • 1 cup mandarin oranges
  • 1 cup pineapple chunks
  • ½ cup pecans (optional)
  • sliced grilled chicken breast

Dressing:

  • ½ cup mayonnaise ( can use light)
  • ¼ cup milk
  • ¼ cup sugar (or any sugar substitute)
  • 2 Tbsp. white vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon poppy seed

Instructions:

  1. After washing, toss salad ingredients together in a big bowl.
  2. Whisk together dressing ingredients
  3. Cover salad with dressing and ENJOY!

 

poppyseedsalad

Submitted by Angie B.