Rice

Monday,Mar 28,2011

The great thing about pesto is that even most store brands are all natural, so you don't have to make your own. Plus, a little will go a long way, so a jar of pesto should last for a while.

Monday,Mar 28,2011

This is easy, flavorful and if you keep a well stocked kitchen, you probably already have everything you need to make the sauce and vegetables, which means there is very little planning involved. 

Monday,Mar 28,2011

Brown rice should be a staple in your pantry because it is naturally occurring, unprocessed, filling and can go with just about anything that you decide to make. Make 2 or 3 cups of uncooked rice and you will have enough rice to add to meals for the next week.

You will need:...

Monday,Mar 28,2011

Don't be fooled by the number of ingredients in this recipe. It is very easy and you may already have a lot of this stuff in your house.  With that said, probably one of the best things to happen to salsa or dips is called Cowboy Caviar (from the Junior League Cookbook, "Always In S...

Monday,Mar 28,2011

You'll be happy to remember that chickpeas are a good plant based source of protein.  The great thing about meals like this is that they can be recycled as a base for lunch the next day with hardly any extra work.  Just add some meat and maybe a few more vegetables and you're go...

Monday,Mar 28,2011

Risotto is another delicious side that you can make with rice.  This one uses chives, arugula, onion and white wine.  Supplement meals like grilled chicken or salmon.

Serves 4

Monday,Mar 28,2011

This makes a great side dish for just about any occasion.  Assuming you like mushrooms of course.

Serves 6

Sunday,Mar 27,2011

Serves 6

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup chicken stock, preferably homemade
  • 1 cup mixed brown and wild rice, rinsed and drained
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 Yellow Onion, finely diced
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 cup water
  • 8 ounces shiitake mushr...

Sunday,Mar 27,2011

Serves 4

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup garlic chives
  • 1 cup sorrel or arugula
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 cup Arborio rice
  • 4 green onions, sliced (about 1/3 cup)
  • 3 cups of assorted green spring vegetables (asparag...

Sunday,Mar 27,2011

Serves 6

Ingredients:

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