Recipes: cilantro

Gina's Stellar Ceviche

By Gina Caputo

Gina's Stellar Ceviche
Few things satisfy me like this shrimp ceviche - it's light and fresh and packed with protein and veggies. It's perfect for potlucks, cookouts and game day where lots of party dishes can be out of synch with your health goals. If you're a citrus lover, definitely try adding grapefruit juice to brighten it up even more. You can eat it with a fork or use your favorite tortilla chips as spoons!

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Shrimp & Spicy Slaw

By Gina Caputo

Shrimp & Spicy Slaw
This is one of my 5 meals in rotation this summer. Minimal heat required to cook the shrimp indoors, grilling outdoors always works. The addition of the mango or pineapple adds a brightness to the slaw that just screams summer. It's high in protein and fiber, not to mention DELICIOUS! Find Your Five!

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Mexican Street Corn One Bowl Wonder

By Gina Caputo

Mexican Street Corn One Bowl Wonder
This delicious, high protein bowl highlights summer veggies like tomatoes, corn, bell pepper and avocado. The creamy dressing complements the carmelization of the corn beautifully. If you love elotes or esquites, you might love this riff on those flavors in this crowd pleasing, cookout friendly bowl. This was one of those fun experiments that ended up on the winner list!

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Chicken/Chickpea Salad

By Gina Caputo

Chicken/Chickpea Salad
When I was living in Kansas City, my favorite place to eat was a luncheonette called Happy Gillis. Mismatched s&p shakers, great sandwich bread, epic chocolate chip cookies and the world's greatest chicken salad. I do not consider myself a chicken salad person. At all. But I love to ask what the staff loves and someone recommended this and I've never looked back. It's INCREDIBLE. I included a vegetarian option too!

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Chimichurri Inspired Sauce

By Gina Caputo

Chimichurri Inspired Sauce
Chimichurri is a bright, punchy, herbaceous sauce with roots in South America and it goes well with just about EVERYTHING. I especially love it for summer when herbs are abundant and it's too hot to cook inside so everything gets grilled. While your veggies or meats are grilling, whip this up and serve it right alongside. It makes everything taste like a summer party!

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Thai Coconut Soup

By Gina Caputo

Thai Coconut Soup
Thai-inspired soups always seem so perfect to me in the "shoulder" season in late Fall, where Summer is still fresh in your mind but the early mornings and late nights are feeling like winter. The coconut milk in them is like a nod to summer but their heartiness says, winter is coming. Enjoy this one, definitely a favorite in this household!

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Thai Chicken Salad

By Gina Caputo

Thai Chicken Salad
I love how Thai food combines things I love like coconut milk, lime and cilantro.  I was craving those flavors and wanted a salad but needed something more substantial than just lettuce so I added some cilantro-lime basmati rice and basically made a chopped Thai salad with peanut sauce on top. It's a keeper!

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