Thai Green Mango Salad (aka “Yam Mao Muang”)

Thai green mango salad (“yam mao muang”) is my favorite Thai salad to make at home.  I make it way more often than som tom – the beloved green papaya salad from the north-eastern Isaan region of Thailand with countless iterations that all locals and most visitors adore.  This is because in Thai restaurants yam mao muang tends to be served as a condiment – to fried fish usually – rather than a side dish in its own right.  That’s a shame, but Continue reading “Thai Green Mango Salad (aka “Yam Mao Muang”)”

A Little Resistance Goes A Long Ways: the Case for Eating Green Bananas + Green Pina Colada Smoothie Recipe

Green bananas, green papayas and green mangos, in addition to being found everywhere in Thailand, are part of a select nutritional group – they are resistant starches that also happen to be among the Yes Please foods on the Plant Paradox program.   If you are trying to cut back on carbs but still want the satisfaction of eating something pleasingly bulky while doing your gut a favor, this special sub-category of carbs Continue reading “A Little Resistance Goes A Long Ways: the Case for Eating Green Bananas + Green Pina Colada Smoothie Recipe”