Rice

Hawaiian Fried Rice

Posted by on Mar 29, 2014 in Grains (non breakfast), Recipes, Rice | 0 comments

Hawaiian Fried Rice

1 lb chorizo, casing removed (optional) 1 medium onion, chopped 1 bell pepper, diced (about 1 cup) 1 large clove garlic, minced or crushed 1 TBSP coconut oil (not necessary to add oil if you’re using a meat product) 2 TBSP tamari 2 cups uncooked rice (cooked and then cooled if possible) 2 cans (14 ounces each) pineapple chunks 1/4 cup (about 2 oz) raisins 4 eggs, scrambled in a separate pan (can omit if including meat) Cook rice ahead of time (if possible) and let cool to room temp (or can refrigerate). In large saute pan (5 qt works well) on medium heat, saute the chorizo until...

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Cilantro Lime Rice

Posted by on Feb 9, 2014 in Grains (non breakfast), Mexican, Recipes, Rice | 1 comment

Cilantro Lime Rice

1 cup dry rice 1 & 1/2 cups water 1 TBSP butter 1/2 tsp pure salt 1/4 – 1/2 cup (to taste) chopped cilantro 2 TBSPs fresh lime juice 1 tsp lime zest Add rice, water, butter and salt to a small pot, bring to a boil, reduce to a simmer, and cook (according to package directions). Mix cilantro, lime juice and lime zest into cooked rice until well combined. _____________________________________________________________________ SIDE NOTES: ~  If eating dairy free, simply use coconut oil instead of butter. ~  Season with additional salt at the table if needed. ~  This rice is great...

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Italian Egg Drop Soup

Posted by on Jan 20, 2014 in Egg based, Entrees, Grains (non breakfast), Greens, Photo Slide Show, Recipes, Rice, Soups, Vegetables | 0 comments

Italian Egg Drop Soup

1 cup (dry) rice, cooked 8 cups chicken-broth 2 TBSP butter 1 tsp pure salt freshly ground pepper to taste 5 – 6 oz kale, stems removed, roughly chopped, and washed 4 eggs, lightly beaten w/ salt & pepper parmesan reggiano to taste Cook rice according to package directions. Heat the broth. Add butter, salt, pepper, kale, and simmer over medium-low heat, covered, until greens are wilted (about 10 mins). Add cooked rice. Bring soup back up to a boil. Beat eggs and add gradually while stirring with a whisk. Sprinkle freshly grated parmesan cheese over each individual bowl to...

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Buttery Rice w/ Greens

Posted by on Jul 18, 2013 in Grains (non breakfast), Greens, Recipes, Rice, Vegetables | 0 comments

Buttery Rice w/ Greens

For the Rice: 1 cup dry basmati rice (or your favorite / whatever you have on hand) 1 & 1/2 cups water (or appropriate amount depending on type of rice used) 1 TBSP butter, ghee, or coconut oil 1/2 tsp pure salt Combine rice, water, ghee and salt in a small pot and bring to a boil. Stir once to dislodge any rice stuck to the bottom of the pot. Reduce heat to low and cook for the appropriate amount of time depending on the type of rice used. For the Greens: 1 TBSP butter, ghee, or coconut oil 2 – 4 garlic cloves, roughly chopped 6 oz greens washed and roughly chopped pure salt and...

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Indian Spiced Basmati Rice

Posted by on Jun 9, 2010 in Grains (non breakfast), Recipes, Rice | 0 comments

Indian Spiced Basmati Rice

1 TBSP coconut oil, butter, or ghee 1 three-inch cinnamon stick, broken in half 2 whole cloves a good pinch of ground cardamom 1/4 cup thinly sliced onion 1 cup white basmati rice* 1 & 1/2 cups water 1 tsp pure salt Heat oil or butter in a medium saucepan over high heat until almost smoking. Add cinnamon, cardamom & cloves & cook, stirring until cinnamon unfurls & cardamom & cloves pop, less than a minute. Add onion & cook, stirring until translucent, about 2 minutes. Add rice and cook, stirring until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add water & salt; bring to...

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Spicy Brown Rice Stuffed Peppers

Posted by on Jun 9, 2010 in Entrees, Grains (non breakfast), Recipes, Rice, Stuffed Vegetables, Vegetables | 0 comments

Spicy Brown Rice Stuffed Peppers

1 cup brown rice (uncooked) 1 & 1/2 TBSP coconut oil, butter, or ghee 1 large onion, finely chopped 1 cup grated carrot 1 cup finely chopped celery 1 tsp pure salt freshly ground black pepper to taste 1 tsp dried basil 2 TBSP sunflower seeds several dashes of cayenne (optional) 4 large red bell peppers, cut in half lengthwise & seeded Preheat oven to 350. Cook rice according to package directions. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat and saute the onion, carrot & celery for a few mins, stirring regularly. Mix in spices and sunflower seeds, and cook another few mins. Add...

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Acorn Squash w/ Wild Rice Stuffing

Posted by on Jun 9, 2010 in Entrees, Grains (non breakfast), Recipes, Rice, Stuffed Vegetables, Vegetables, Winter Squash | 0 comments

Acorn Squash w/ Wild Rice Stuffing

3 medium acorn squash, halved lengthwise and seeds removed 2 to 3 TBSP melted butter, ghee, or coconut oil 1/2 medium onion, diced 2 medium garlic cloves (or shallots), finely chopped 4 celery stalks, finely chopped 1 TBSP minced fresh thyme leaves (or use 1 tsp dried dried) 2 cups cooked wild rice 2/3 cup pecans, toasted* and chopped (optional) 1/4 cup dried cranberries, (optional) 1 tsp pure salt freshly ground black pepper Preheat oven to 350. Place squash cut side down, in a baking pan filled with 1/4 inch hot water. Bake 30 mins. Meanwhile, place 1 tablespoon of the melted butter (or...

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Rice Bean & Cilantro Salad

Posted by on Jun 7, 2010 in Black Bean, Grains (non breakfast), Legumes, Recipes, Rice, Salads, Warm Salads | 0 comments

Rice Bean & Cilantro Salad

For the Rice 1 cup Lundberg wehani brown rice 2 cups of water 1 TBSP coconut oil or butter (optional) 1/2 tsp pure salt (optional) For the Vegetables 1 can black beans 1 & 1/2 cups frozen corn, thawed 1 red bell pepper, diced 1 scallion, diced LOTS of fresh cilantro! 1 garlic clove, minced juice of 1 lime (about 2 – 3 TBSP) 1 & 1/2 tsp cumin 1/2 tsp pure salt Combine rice, water, oil and salt in a small pot. Bring to a boil, then cover and simmer for 45 mins. Remove from heat (still covered) and let sit for 10 mins. Fluff with fork, then mix together with the rest of the...

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Pizza w/ Brown Rice Crust

Posted by on Apr 20, 2010 in Grains (non breakfast), Pizza, Recipes, Rice | 0 comments

Pizza w/ Brown Rice Crust

3 cups water few pinches pure salt 1& 1/2 cups short grain brown rice 1 TBSP extra virgin olive oil 2 tsp dried basil 1/4 tsp garlic powder 1/4 tsp pure salt 1/2 tsp crushed red pepper (more or less to taste) good quality pizza sauce Combine rice, water & a few pinches of salt in a saucepan & bring to boil. Reduce heat to low, cover & simmer 45 mins. Preheat oven to 375. Once rice is cooked, mix in the olive oil, herbs, salt & pepper. On a lightly oiled pizza pan, spread out the rice mixture & use the back of a spoon to press evenly onto pan. Bake rice crust for 8...

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Indonesian Coconut Rice

Posted by on Apr 17, 2010 in Grains (non breakfast), Recipes, Rice | 0 comments

Indonesian Coconut Rice

2 TBSP coconut oil, butter or ghee 1 onion, minced 3 garlic cloves, minced 4 scallions minced 1 TBSP grated fresh ginger 1 tsp ground turmeric 1 tsp ground cinnamon 1/2 (or 1/4) tsp crushed red pepper flakes 1 tsp dry mustard 1/4 tsp ground cloves 1 TBSP natural sugar (or 6 drops liquid stevia) 4 cups cooked long-grain brown rice 1 cup shredded coconut (unsweetened) pure salt & freshly ground pepper to taste Cook the rice according to package directions. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat, add the onion & garlic & cook until softened, about 5 mins. Add the...

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Vegetable Fried Rice

Posted by on Apr 17, 2010 in Cruciferous (non-leafy), Entrees, Grains (non breakfast), Recipes, Rice, Vegetables | 0 comments

Vegetable Fried Rice

coconut oil, butter, or ghee 1 medium onion, diced 3 medium carrots, diced 3/4 cup frozen peas (if you think of it ahead of time, let them thaw) 1 small head of broccoli, chopped into small florets 2 cups cooked brown rice 2 TBSP tamari/soy sauce a few scrambled eggs, coarsely chopped (optional) pure salt & pepper to taste If not using left over rice, get that going first (1 cup dry makes 2 cups cooked). Heat oil in a large skillet & saute onions a few mins until softened. Add carrots & cook another few mins until softened. Add broccoli and saute a few mins more. Finally, add...

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