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Peanut Sesame Ginger Slaw April 22, 2013

Jamie says: Yesterday was the day- I hosted my Pool Party Benefit Dinner for the March of Dimes! It was awesome!

Seventeen friends came out for some food, fun, and music. It was a nice group with friends from work, running club, high school, college, my apartment complex, and beyond.

Together, we raised $310 for the March of Dimes. With family donations, I am now at a total of $380!

If anyone feels the call to donate, I’m happily accepting donations at my site is: http://www.marchforbabies.org/msjamiecs

Thank you for your support. 🙂

Peanut Sesame Ginger Slaw

Peanut Sesame Ginger Slaw

Friends graciously brought dishes to share. I made slow-cooked BBQ pork, whole grain brown rice, cumin cilantro black beans, and- my favorite- a new Peanut Sesame Ginger Slaw! I also bought Publix Bakery onion dinner rolls and Publix Bakery 100% whole wheat mountain bread.

Perfect for a picnic- or a party!

Perfect for a picnic- or a party!

The community came together to contribute items, too.

Sweet, salty, and crunchy...mmmm

Sweet, salty, and crunchy…mmmm

The ginger slaw was wicked good. It was so flavorful with that sweet and salty combo and had lots of crunch!

Refreshing and colorful

Refreshing and colorful

Peanut Sesame Ginger Slaw

Ingredients:

  • 5 scallions (green onions)
  • 6 coconut date rolls (Bard Valley Natural Delights- Publix produce section)
  • 16 oz (1 bag) coleslaw- green cabbage, carrots, and red cabbage (Publix)
  • 12 fl oz (1 bottle) ginger dressing (Naturally Fresh- Publix refrigerated produce section)
  • 2 Tbsp roasted sesame seeds (Advanced Fresh Concepts- by sushi)
  • 1/3 cup lightly salted cocktail peanuts (Planters)

Directions:

  1. Use kitchen shears to chop scallions. Cut dates into small pieces.
  2. Pour coleslaw in a large bowl along with chopped scallions and dates, ginger dressing, sesame seeds, and peanuts. Toss to mix. Enjoy!

Servings: 12

  • Nutrition note: Do you know why this dish is an excellent source of vitamin A? It’s because the ginger dressing and coleslaw are both made with carrots, an excellent source of vitamin A in form of beta carotene!
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