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A Quick Chinese Salad And 7 Funny Proverbs

Updated on September 24, 2010


Quick And Easy And Low Carb!

Serves 6-8

10 ounces of raw spinach, washed, drained and dried

1 can (4 ounces) sliced mushrooms, drained

1 can (5 ounces) water chestnuts, drained and diced

4 oranges, peeled and diced

1/4 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil 

2 tablespoons vinegar (white or apple cider)

2 tablespoons orange juice (I like the orange juice with calcium)

1 tablespoon soy sauce

1/4 teaspoon Tabasco sauce

1/4 teaspoon dry mustard

1/4 teaspoon salt


Tear spinach into coarse pieces and place into large salad bowl. Add mushrooms, water chestnuts, and oranges over spinach. Thoroughly blend remaining ingredients, pour over salad and toss.

(106 grams of carbohydrates in entire recipie)

(Only 18 grams of carbohydrates in a single 8 oz. bowl serving)

Quick and Easy!



Chinese proverbs are famous for being short and to the point. They are certainly simplistic words but they have an awesome depth to their meaning.

Chinese philosopers have always been well respected and are looked to as a source of great wisdom.

Here are 7 funny Confucius Say Chinese proverbs. They are not true Chinese proverbs but are always termed as such. We have heard these in so many movies throughout the years. Enjoy.



"Man who eat plenty prunes get run for his money."

"He who sitteth on an upturned tack will surely rise."

"Man who sit on tack gets point!"

"Man who live in glasshouse should change clothes in basement."

"Man who wants pretty nurse must be patient."

Support bacteria --- It's the only culture some people have!

"Marraige is like a game of poker. You start with pair and end with full house."



"A book is like a garden carried in the pocket."

"Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it."

"A gem cannot be polished without fiction, nor a man perfected without trails"

"You cannot prevent the birds of sorrow from flying over your head, but you can prevent them from building nests in your hair."

"Married couples tell each other a thousand things without speech."

"Sow much, reap much; sow little reap little"

"To attract good fortune, spend a new coin on an old friend, share an old pleasure with a new friend, and lift up the heart of a true friend, by writing his name on the wings of a dragon."


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