Cooking with Ideal! A Great Asian Salad to Start Spring!

Jaci McPherson with Crystal Deeds demonstrating Asian Cole Slaw

Here is a recipe for a great salad to start spring with. It is also the way to get off to a heart-healthy start this warm weather season!

The Woods on French Creek welcomed dieticians Jaci McPherson and Crystal Deeds of Ideal Home Health Care to a cooking demonstration on April 24 that featured heart-healthy facts and tips.

Learning ways to eat healthy and also keep your taste buds happy is a specialty of Jaci, who shared a delicious recipe for a springy Asian Cole Slaw Salad for guests to taste. Try it. It’s easy and delicious!

Asian Cole Slaw

Asian Cole Slaw Recipe

Recipe: (serves 6) Combine: 1 bag broccoli slaw; 1 bag (16 oz.) coleslaw mix; 3 large scallions – chopped

Combine and add dressing to slaw mixture: 2 T. light sodium soy sauce; 2 T. lemon juice; 2 T. vegetable oil (canola) or olive oil; 1 T. fresh grated ginger or ¼ t. dried ginger; 1 T vinegar; 3 packets Stevia (sweetener); 2 t. Sesame oil

Then Combine and add to salad: 2 t. Sesame seeds; ½ c. sliced almonds (unsalted); ½ c. sunflower seeds (unsalted); ½ craisins (low sugar); Pepper to taste

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