Blueberry Shrimp Walnut Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette

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Shrimp salads are often made with shrimps boiled in plain water. How about adding a little flavor and color to the shrimps? How about adding some warm textures to the salad?

Today, I tried making a colorful salad dish with shrimps boiled in blueberry soup.  Continue reading

A Special Blessing – Fresh Salad with Fast Kiwi-Banana Dressing

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There are many wonderful ways to make salad dressings. Traditional salad dressings are often oil or vinegar based with salt and pepper added. For those who are health sensitive, dressings made from fresh fruits without oil, vinegar, salt, or pepper may be an appealing alternative.

Today, I made a salad dressing from fresh kiwi and banana—within five minutes. Before I started, I was more concerned with the nutrition facts than the taste. It would certainly be healthier, but would it be as flavorful as the traditional dressings? I was not sure.

Guess what? I was in for a delightful surprise.  Continue reading

A Warm Salad in Less than 20 Minutes

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After a long walk home from school in the rain, I opened the fridge, craving for something that can warm me up. Making a hot soup is a good idea, but I really needed a healthy plate of vegetables and fruits to make up for the vitamins I missed all day. So I decided to make something new – a warm salad. And it needed to be ready quickly as I had very limited time to spare before preparing for tomorrow’s tests.

Here is how I got to satiate my appetite in less than 20 minutes: Continue reading