Ginger-Sesame Steamed Vegetable Salad
Total TimePrep: 25 min. Cook: 10 min.
So delicious!! These salads I've been finding on tasteofhome are so good, they taste wonderful and give me lots of clean energy. It's hard to eat right with diabetes, but when you have tasty recipes to choose from it makes things so much easier!!!12 years ago when I was diagnosed with diabetes I didn't know how much of an impact it would have on my life...I'd pay over $5000/year in supply costs.. I was worried sick my children may not develop normally, I'd always be worrying about the possible future complications.. I'd find it hard to stay motivated to continue treatment.My friend told me about a Doctor she saw on Oprah.. she said the Doctor created a program on how to reverse diabetes, I found it at http://goawaydiabetes.org I'm frickin tired of worrying plus syringes, pens, lancets, pump sets, blood work, IV's so I've been giving it a try...Results so far: My fasting blood sugars were 230-250 range, three weeks after following the program I'm in the 120s.. I'm hoping to get into the 70s and stay there for good.Everything is coming into normal ranges but I think I'll always be diabetic for life. If I don't follow the protocol I'll go back to my old numbers right?Has anyone else tried the program? If so how did it work for you I'd really like to hear..Thanks so much!Jessica
Delicious veggies! I omitted the sugar as I didn't think it was necessary to achieve a good flavor and I don't like my food sweet. Also it pays to get yourself a good fish sauce for that authentic flavor as well as a premium soy sauce as opposed to the nasty soy sauce you find in most grocery stores. Go to a specialty store or amazon and get a good premium soy sauce, so worth it. Can't wait to make this recipe again!
I make a lot of Thai food, and this was simple, delicious, and Asian-tasting. I do think the dressing flavors could have been a little stronger. I used broccoli and carrots; I omitted the other veggies for lack of time.
Loved the flavors in this salad. The only reason I wouldn't make it again is because I'm terrible at steaming vegetables and mine were too soft. I had to add a little salt, otherwise I thought the ginger-sesame sauce was perfect.