Daily Inspirations and Adventures

New Week Night Dinner Staple!

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My friend Caitlin recently passed this recipe along to me and I’ve made it a few times and LOVE it.  Its good hot and cold . . . the day of and the day after.  Enjoy!


Asian Spinach Salad

  • 1 small bag of spinach
  • 8 oz. bowtie pasta (cook, strain, cool)
  • 2-4 Tbsp. Sesame seeds
  • ½ C. Sunflower seeds
  • 1 can sliced water chestnuts
  • 3 chicken breasts – season heavily with lemon pepper, grill and cut into bite size pieces
  • 1 C. bean sprouts


  • ½ C. Canola oil
  • ½ C. sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 3 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 Tbsp Seasoned Rice vinegar (unseasoned works too)
  • ½ tsp sesame SEED oil
  • 1 tsp grated fresh garlic
  • Toss together salad ingredients. Then mix all dressing ingredients and store in fridge. Return to room temp before combined.

Written by bevanddara

June 25, 2014 at 4:06 pm

Posted in Dara, Food

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