Archive for the ‘Rice and Grains’ Category

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Vegetable Sushi

1 cup short-grain, (glutinous?) Rice
1/8 to 1/4 cup Seasoned Rice Wine Vinegar or “Sushi” Vinegar or Sushi Seasoning Packet (as a last resort)…

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Stuffed Grape Leaves

1 Jar of grape leaves
1/2 cup of brown rice…

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Bryanna’s Spinach and Rice Pilaf (Spanakorizo)

This dish may be a common one in Greece, but it is uncommonly delicious! It can make a great main dish for an everyday meal, too. (NOTE: Do NOT use brown rice in this recipe.)

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Seaweed Rice

Seaweed is a super food! This simple brown rice recipe is a gem because it is a perfect way to help you get more of it in your diet. It’s easy to make, goes with many dishes, and tastes great, making it easy for you to receive its incredible health benefits.

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San Antonio Quinoa

1 cup vegetable broth, fatfree
1/2 cup quinoa — rinsed…

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Roasted Acorn Squash Risotto

1 large acorn squash, halved, seeded
1 medium sweet yellow onion, diced…

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Rice and Spinach Sauté

3 cups leftover cooked rice
1 1-lb package frozen spinach…

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Quinoa Vegetable Jambalaya

I found this recipe yesterday doing a google.com search for eggplant, zucchini and quinoa–the ingredients I had on hand. Anyway, I added some ingredients and took away the oil and made it last night. It made a good bit, and it was very good and filling.

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Quinoa Skillet Dinner

I got this somewhere on the net and made it for the first time last week. Very easy. Next time I think I’ll use chili powder or cumin instead of the basil and thyme; the spices didn’t seem right to me, though my husband loved it.

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Polenta with Tomato-Shiitake Sauce

This recipe is from cooking light, and I think it would be pretty “family friendly.” You could maybe sub. normal button mushrooms to make it more “kid friendly.” It is very quick and easy, which is great for families! I just eliminated the oil and sautéd the veggies in water, which works great.

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Curried Pilaf with Kidney Beans

Here’s another quick recipe my family adores that can be made quickly and served in those acorn squash boats or alone.

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Paella Vegetariana

Very fast and easy to make.

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Moroccan Rice

Two cups cooked chick peas (drained after soaking and boiling in salted water)
Two cups cooked Basmati rice…

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Indian-Style Vegetables and Rice

3/4 cup brown rice — (uncooked)
non-stick cooking spray
2 cloves garlic — minced…

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Coconut Basmati Rice

Coconut milk gives this rice a higher fat content but adds a depth of flavor that makes it a favorite special occasion side dish.

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