Sunday, January 17, 2010

Pear Walnut Salad

1 medium bunch arugula or spinach
1 Bosc pear
1/4 c sherry or white wine vinegar
1/3 c olive oil
2 heaping tsp whole grain Dijon mustard
1 shallot, minced
3/4 c walnuts, halved and toasted

Toss all together and enjoy!!

Mango Chicken

Wish I had a photo, but trust me that this was delish. If you like mango salsa, then you'll love this!

2-3 T oil
3 mangoes
1 large red bell pepper (or 2 small ones)
1 garlic clove
1" ginger root (or use ground ginger)
1/2 c apple cider vinegar
1/4 c white cooking wine or water
bunch of cilantro, chopped

Saute garlic in oil till lightly browned. Add ginger and cook a little longer. Add mangoes, saute till mashable. Add red pepper. Saute till soft. Reduce heat. Add vinegar and cooking wine/water. Bring to boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 10 minutes. Add cilantro at end. Serve over grilled chicken and rice.