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Buddha Bowls

Thai Buddha Bowls with Peanut Sauce

After weeks of holiday indulgence, we’re always ready for some post-New Year’s clean eating. This simple bowl of red rice (an earthy whole grain), shredded carrots and cabbage, and edamame is kept interesting with homemade peanut sauce.

Yield: 2 servings Total time: 45 minutes

Asian Noodle Salad

Nostalgia for a childhood favorite (Ramen noodles) and the new habit of cabbage-based salads for dinner has introduced this to our dinner rotation. Cilantro, bell peppers, and a vinaigrette of ginger, lime, and jalapeño keep the salad fresh.

Yield: 6 servings Total time: 30 minutes

Spicy Beef with Peanuts & Chiles

This spicy, aromatic, delicious dish featuring fish sauce, lime juice, shallots, serrano chiles, cilantro, and basil, is perfect for a date night. It comes together quickly, so have your side dishes ready.

Yield: 4 servings Total time: 30 minutes

Thai Chicken with Peanut Sauce

Marinate chicken in garlic, peanut oil, and lime juice. Grill and serve with homemade peanut sauce.

Yield: 2 servings Total time: 1 hour 45 minutes

Leesa’s Thai Spicy Noodles

This is one of my favorite recipes, one that I used to make often for family and friends. Rice noodles, lime juice, ground peanuts, and fish sauce are a delicious combination. I typically omit the bean sprouts. And yes, you really use a whole tablespoon of red pepper flakes. Trust me.

Yield: 4 servings Total time: 1 hour

Vietnamese Grilled Pork with Rice Stick Noodles

Serve grilled pork, lettuce, carrots, bean sprouts, peanuts, and mint over rice stick noodles.

Yield: 4 servings Total time: 2 hours 45 minutes

Mom’s Haystacks

Mom makes these chocolate, peanut, and chow mein noodle haystacks at Christmas.

Yield: 2 dozen Total time: 30 minutes