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Everyday Greens

Back a few months ago, when I had just begun this journey to eating my vegetables, I was having trouble thinking outside the proverbial box, and getting pretty tired of carrots and celery.  I mentioned this to my pal Sidney, and she recommended a recipe book to me called "Everyday Greens". It was a collection of recipes from a celebrated vegetarian restaurant, and she thought it would give me some good ideas.  So I checked it out of the library, and boy did it. It was so inspiring that I even renewed it a couple of times. Since then I've added spinach, different types of lettuce and cabbage, mushrooms, peppers, broccoli, and yes, even carrots and celery to my cooking repertoire.

One thing I was excited about is that it provided several recipes for homemade sauces and dressings.  I was concerned about all the extras you get in the store-bought versions, and was looking for healthier versions.  I was especially looking for some Asian sauces, as it seems I've developed a craving for ginger (what that means I have no idea).  Anyhoo - tonight I made their recipe for peanut ginger sauce, and I just have to say, it was DIVINE!  OMG!  So I promptly made up a batch of ham fried rice to go with it, and it was seriously the best thing I've ever made.  I may end up eating the entire batch all at once, which admittedly would not be a pretty site, but man, it would be tasty!


Abbie said…
I'll have to check that book ou!

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