quinoa salad and orange glazed salmon

My family loves to entertain. I think both my mom and my dad make a great team when cooking. They always seem to create healthy, delicious, and interesting dishes. Here was our last BBQ menu:

Home grown tomatoes with fresh mozzarella and basil.

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summer 2011 lauren 007

( I did not get a final product photo) This is always a crowd pleaser, and easy to make!

Quinoa Salad

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We mixed red quinoa (more fiber) and regular quinoa together then added avocado, tomatoes, fresh corn, cilantro, and black beans. This quinoa salad has a mexican feel to it!  Check out another Quinoa veggy Salad here!

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Delicious Orange Glaze Salmon!

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summer 2011 lauren 014

ingredients:

  • 1 lb salmon
  • 1/2 c orange marmalade
  • 1/2 tsp freshly grated  ginger
  • 2 tbs lite soy sauce
  • 2 tbs sesame oil
  • 1 crushed garlic clove
  • chopped scallions (optional)

mix ingredients together (not scallions) and let it sit on salmon for an hour

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directions:

bake at 350 for 25 minutes or grill it!

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summer 2011 lauren 017

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summer 2011 lauren 002

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summer 2011 lauren 004

Chopped cabbage and lettuce salad Video hereStart with just mixing the cabbage and lettuce Then add your choppedd apples and mango and add in your roasted hazelnuts and dried cranberries and fresh feta cheese!

What is your favorite BBQ dish?

Posted on August 28, 2011 and filed under entree, apps/side dish.