Archive for the ‘Rice and Grains’ Category

Oatchata from OATrageous Oatmeals by Kathy Hester

Oat-chata from OATrageous Oatmeals

Horchata is a traditional Mexican beverage made with homemade rice milk, cinnamon and sweeteners. I’ve taken liberties with it here by adding in oats and almonds. It’s amazing served over ice.

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Southwest Sweet Potato Breakfast Hash by Low Fat Vegan Chef

Serve this delicious hash for breakfast or make it for dinner if you want to and serve it with corn tortillas, or roll into a burrito.

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Tri-color Quinoa and Greens Taco Filling

This recipe is one of my favorites because it has a ton of leeway. No red peppers? Use green peppers or toss in the leftover cooked veggies from last night. No quinoa? Leftover millet or even brown rice would do the job just fine. Just imagine cleaning out the fridge one a week on taco night!

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Mushroom Sun-dried Tomato Oat Risotto

Savory oats are my latest obsession. These steel cut oats retain an al dente quality to them just like arborio rice does in a risotto. Recipe by Geekypoet.

Burritos with Spanish Rice and Black Beans

Burritos with Spanish Rice and Black Beans

Featured Blog Post: This easy Spanish rice makes a delicious burrito filling or side dish.

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Jalapeño Cranberry Papaya Couscous

Sweet, spicy, and a little bit sour, with no added fat. Tastes scrumptious hot or cold. We prefer to eat it cold over a bed of baby spinach or steamed kale. Skip the optional tofu or tempeh, and you’ve made the dish soy free!–JoniCeline

Oatmeal in a Jar

Healthy Oats in a Jar

A quick breakfast that’s tasty and healthy: Maple Steel Cut Oats in a Jar. The oats are loaded with chia seeds and flax seeds then topped with frozen berries. –VintageMixer

Kung Pao Vegetables

Kung Pao Vegetables

I like to prepare this so that the vegetables are crunchy. I cut everything and mix the sauce in advance so I can move quickly. It’s quick and one of our favorite dishes.–cheried

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Modified Uzbek Plov (Pilaf)

In Uzbekistan, plov is served on special occasions, such as weddings. The recipes are often rich mixtures of dried fruit, nuts, chickpeas and spices. –jimcassio

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Mexi Bello Tortillas

Makes 6-10 tortillas, depending on how much you stuff them

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Quinoa Salad

1 1/2 cups quinoa — uncooked
2 1/2 cups water…

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Green Cabbage Soup

I think shaking up some sweet salsa in a squeeze bottle and drawing a heart outline on each soup’s bowl’s surface, with the cilanto dusting would make it a great Valentine’s dish.

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Stuffing or Dressing

This easy stuffing is delicious served with mushroom gravy and Pan-Fried Tofu.

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Barley Pumpkin Soup

To serve, ladle soup into individual bowls. Sprinkle with pumpkin or sunflower seeds

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Toasted Bulgur with Vermicelli and Fall Vegetables

A hearty side dish for everyday or holiday meals.

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