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Sesame Ginger Slaw

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Sesame Ginger Slaw

I love cabbage. It sounds crazy, but I do. I shred it for salads, sauté it with eggs, or blanch the leaves for rolls. It’s inexpensive, almost always in season on the west coast, and seems to go with everything. 

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Cucumber Mint Citrus Salad

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Cucumber Mint Citrus Salad

You may be familiar with putting cucumbers on your eyes to soothe the surrounding tissue and reduce puffiness. This is because cucumbers contain compounds, such a caffeic acid, that promotes skin healing.

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Arugula Walnut Pesto

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Arugula Walnut Pesto

I started making arugula (rocket/roquette) pesto simply to save some money. Basil can be very expensive and I wanted more bang for my buck! Similarly, pine nuts are extremely pricey so it was a natural switch to walnuts.

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