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Crunchy Coconut Chicken Noodles features a velvety coconut sauce infused with zesty lime and a hint of Thai pepper, served over egg noodles alongside shaved carrots, bell peppers, tender chicken, and fresh cilantro, all garnished with a delightful crunchy pistachio topping. Crunchy Coconut Chicken Noodles is highly influenced by Thai cuisine. There are many typical elements, like lemongrass and coconut milk, but no ginger or strong curry. No peanut butter, *Satay, or hoisin sauce either. I really wanted to highlight the coconut flavour, often overpowered by other sauces or ingredients. I also wanted to counterbalance all that coconut sweetness with freshness and no better ingredients than lime and lemongrass! Pistachio Yum I love pistachios! I would put them in every dish if I could! And though I needed some crunch texture to make this Coconut Chicken Noodles dish whole, I’ve used fancy pistachios instead of the obvious peanuts! A pure…

This vivid burgundy Beet Pasta is made with pesto or a paste of blended beet, feta, olive oil, and pistachios. To add some texture, add crunchy arugula, crumbled feta, and pistachios to top it and give it a lovely contrasting colour! Sensational for the eyes and palate! Beet Pasta is elegant but quite a different type of pasta, a spot-on dish to impress on Valentine’s Day. I’ve used a Kamut fusilli pasta to keep it healthier, but any whole wheat or high-fibre type would do here; the ruby red paste will cover all traces of brown pasta. It can be served as a main dish or side and eaten warm or cold. Type of Pasta I’ve made this beet pasta recipe with kamut fusilli, the ancestor of modern wheat, or should I say, it’s the way wheat would be today without our interference (no GMO, etc). First, kamut is a…

Watermelon & Yogurt Popsicles are covert with Greek yogurt, crushed pistachios and a last-minute drizzle of orange blossom honey for a tasty and healthy snack on a hot summer day! This fun and easy Watermelon & Yogurt Popsicles are crunchy and salty on the first bite and juicy and sweet on the second! Perfect snack for the side of the pool or a great way to finish up a BBQ feast! Plus, there is no melting like ordinary popsicles, so that the little ones won’t mess up the floor. The Watermelon Effect Watermelons are enormous… generally, you would want to use them before leaving them for days in the fridge and monopolizing all that precious space. Making a punch with it is a standard solution, or maybe next time, try these popsicles. The famous pink fruit contains about 90% water, making it a perfect candidate for the freezer. I’ve left…

Pomegranate Mousse is a super airy and light dessert with pomegranate and beet juice, cream cheese and pistachios to finish on a high note a meal. Pomegranate mousse with pistachio is a refreshing and festive dessert, perfect for finishing a heavy main meal on a light note. Especially during the holiday season, with all that gravy, one must have a nice fruity and light dessert. No more heavy desserts and cookies; here is a new perspective on the holiday finishing touch. This pomegranate mousse contains a bit of cream and cream cheese to fatten things up just enough! Pomegranate So let’s talk about that autumnal fruit; the pomegranate. Underneath this thick skin lays about 800 little red pearls called arils. These lovely grains are filled with antioxidants and sometimes tricky to remove. Some people use a bowl of water to help to get the grains out faster. These little rubies can be…