Salads

California Roll Pseu-shi Bowl

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I love sushi. I know that some people make sounds of disgust and looks of horror when the word sushi is uttered. Not me!! I love sushi. Hey, I'm from the West coast, I grew up eating and enjoying all kinds of fresh fish and seafood. I have to admit I enjoy certain varieties more than others. but the utter simplicity of sushi and sashimi allows certain palates to enjoy the beautiful briny essence of really fresh food. And...not all sushi is made with raw fish or seafood. One of my favs i

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Makes 4 servings
Prep time: 25 minutes
Ingredients
• 1 cup uncooked white rice
• 4 teaspoons rice vinegar
• 1 teaspoon sugar
• 1/2 teaspoon salt
• 1 large carrot, peeled, and cut into matchsticks (I didn't use this in the photo)
• 1 medium cucumber, peeled, seeded, and cut into matchsticks
• 6 ounces imitation crab or lobster meat (Surimi Seafood Sticks), sliced or chopped
• 1 avocado, peeled, pitted, and cubed
• 1 square sheet toasted Nori seaweed, crumbled into small pieces
• Your favorite *Oriental Sesame dressing or soy sauce (optional, but recommended).

*You can easily make your own dressing and this is good on just about anything, even an old boot!
Orange Sesame Dressing Recipe:

1/4 cup(s) orange juice
1/4 cup(s) seasoned rice vinegar
1 teaspoon(s) grated peeled fresh ginger or 1/2 tsp ginger powder
1 teaspoon(s) Asian sesame oil
2 teaspoon(s) reduced-sodium soy sauce

Combine all ingredients in a small bowl and set aside
Adapted from: Low-Fat Sesame-Orange Dressing - Good Housekeeping
Directions Cook rice according to package directions. Let cool to room temperature. In a small bowl, combine the rice vinegar, sugar and salt. Microwave 30 seconds; stir until the sugar dissolves....
See the full directions on my site
Nutritions

Calories
458

Sodium
2455mg
102% DV

Fat
10g
16% DV

Protein
16g
33% DV

Carbs
75g
25% DV

Fiber
9g
38% DV

Just like your favorite decadent spinach and artichoke dip, this cheesy Spinach Artichoke Chicken Casserole is rich, creamy, and full of garlicky flavor! With three different types of cheese, pasta, chicken, artichoke hearts, fresh spinach, Alfredo sauce, and a buttery Parmesan breadcrumb topping, this dish is an easy dinner that tastes like a special restaurant meal. Serve the casserole with a simple green salad and a side of garlic bread for the ultimate family supper!

4 oz dry penne pasta
15 oz jar Alfredo sauce
8 oz cream cheese
2 t minced garlic
2 T red wine vinegar
1 t grated lemon zest ( plus 1 T lemon juice )
1/4 t ground black pepper
2 c cooked shredded chicken
2 cans quartered artichoke hearts ( 14 ounces each )
2 c fresh baby spinach
1/2 c shredded mozzarella cheese
1/3 c Italian seasoned panko breadcrumbs
1 ounce grated Parmesan cheese
1 T salted butter
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  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Grease a 2-quart baking dish (such as 11 x 7-inch or deep 8-inch or 9-inch square); set aside.
  • Cook the pasta in a large pot of salted boiling water, according to...
    See the full directions on my site
Nutritions

Calories
807

Sodium
843mg
35% DV

Fat
44g
67% DV

Protein
53g
107% DV

Carbs
43g
14% DV

Fiber
17g
70% DV