Posts Tagged 'sriracha'

easy lunch at work

i just made this kid-friendly tuna salad brought to you by Whole Foods Market at work today.

i brought the following ingredients:

  • 1 can of tuna
  • 2 tbsp of sunflower seeds
  • a box of raisins
  • a grated carrot
  • 2 chopped celery stalks
  • 8 oz container of low-fat cottage cheese
  • 2 tsp of sriracha.

i mixed all of these items in a big Tupperware container.

it is the perfect flavorful tuna salad, full of healthy ingredients. this will certainly last me a couple days too. i love putting the tuna salad on top of a piece of wheat toast!

all together, this lunch costs approximately $4.20 / at least two days worth = $2.10!

<3 kt

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new toppings for corn on the cob

butter gets old people!  using the same old on top of corn on the cob makes it dull & boring.  plus, butter isn’t the healthiest solution for you.  one of my favorite magazines, Real Simple, posted this fantastic article on their website:

Ground Cayenne and Lime

Sprinkle with cayenne pepper (sparingly or to taste), and serve with lime wedges for squeezing. Add salt, if desired.

Sour Cream and Chives

For each ear of corn, combine 1 tablespoon sour cream, 1/2 teaspoon chopped fresh chives, and salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste. Spread on warm ears just before serving.

Grated Parmesan

Brush corn with extra-virgin olive oil (or melted butter, if you prefer) and sprinkle each ear with 1 to 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan. Also try other hard cheeses, such as aged Gouda, Pecorino, or aged goat cheese. Add salt, if desired.

Vinaigrette and Herbs

Brush ears with vinaigrette and sprinkle each with 1 tablespoon chopped fresh herbs, such as parsley, cilantro, chervil, or oregano (use more or less according to taste). Add salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste.

AND MY FAVORITE…

i love sriracha!  the spicy rooster is the best Thai hot sauce.  i add a little butter (sometimes none at all!), salt, pepper, lime, and dip my corn in sriracha.  spicy sour yumminess!

i learned this trick from seanalyn:

tequila lime hot sauce

mix a two shot of tequila, 1/4 cup of sriracha, 1/4 cup of ketshup, and 1/2 a lime.  enjoy!

<3 kt


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