Green papaya salad on soba noodles

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What you’ll need:
1 batch of Thai chili dressing (see previous blog post)

2 bunches of soba noodles
1/2 green papaya cut into matchstick pieces
1 C string beans cut into but size pieces
7-8 yellow cherry tomatoes halved
1 bunch green onions chopped (white/light green part only)
1/2 Tbsp coriander
1 Tsp red pepper flakes
2 Tsp black sesame seeds
Sriracha (optional)

What you’ll do:

Bring a large pot if water to a boil
Add soba noodles
Boil for 6 minutes
Drain and place in bowl
Add 1/2 chili dressing
Mix thoroughly
Cover and place in fridge

Mix papaya, onions, string beans, tomatoes, coriander, red pepper and 1 Tsp of black seasame seeds together

Pour remainder of the chili dressing on the mixture
Mix thoroughly
Place in fridge until chilled (15-20 min)

Place soba noodles on a plate
Top with papaya mixture
Garnish with Sriracha and remaining seasame seeds

Enjoy!!!

Smoked salmon and spinach salad

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What you’ll need:
1 bag of spinach cleaned
1/2 Red onion
10 sugar snap peas cleaned and cut in half
3-4 spears of pickled asparagus
3-4 large button mushrooms sliced thinly
10 cherry tomatoes halved
1 package of smoked salmon ( I prefer to use Lox)
Sea salt to taste
Black pepper to taste
Goat cheese or feta cheese (optional)

1 batch of red wine vinegar dressing (recipe in previous blog post) or store bought

Mix all ingredients except salmon together thoroughly

Add salmon after you have plated the salad

If wanted add goat cheese or feta

Enjoy!!!