Yoga+Music (not quite 365) – The Grand Theatre, Volume One by Old 97’s – Recipe Edition!

It’s Tuesday and that means the Recipe Edition!  

Here’s where I share an easy, nutritious recipe so you can join me in the home-cooked self-care.   

Sesame Chicken Pasta Salad  

adapted from 


Serves 6  


  • 1 (12 ounce) package radiatore pasta
  • 1/4 cup sesame seeds
  • 1/4 cup salad oil
  • 3/4 cup soy sauce {I used low sodium}
  • 1/2 cup white wine vinegar {I used rice wine vinegar}
  • 3 1/2 tablespoons sugar {I only used 2 Tbsp of sugar since the rice wine vinegar has sugar in it}
  • 2 cups cubed, cooked chicken {seasoned with garlic and black pepper}
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped green onion
  • 4 cups torn fresh spinach leaves


    1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.
    2. Meanwhile, heat oil in a small skillet over medium-low heat. Stir in sesame seeds and cook until golden brown. Remove from heat. Stir in soy sauce, vinegar, and sugar. Pour dressing into a sealable container, and set aside. {or just pour it in with the warm pasta and try not to eat too much of it}
    3. In a large bowl, mix together pasta, cooked chicken, and 1 cup dressing (reserve remaining dressing). Cover salad, and refrigerate at least 6 hours. {I put in all the dressing and the pasta and chicken soaked it up – delicious!} {We couldn’t wait 6 hours, we ate it after 3 – still yummy}
    4. Directly before serving, stir in parsley, green onions, and spinach. Toss with remaining dressing, if desired.


    This recipe was delicious hot or cold, with or without the spinach.    

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