Post Tagged with: "rice"

Middle Eastern Chicken and Mediterranean Rice Salad

In need of a vacation? Perhaps packing your bags to head to an exotic location isn’t in the cards for you. We can help with a recipe – it’ll take your taste buds on a Middle Eastern journey. This powerful chicken and rice combo is bright and cheerful. The simple rice salad has the perfect [...]

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Chicken Yakitori

In the mood for Chinese food? How about chicken stir-fry? Put down the phone, you don’t need to order take out. We have an easy Chicken Yakitori recipe that only sounds likes it’s complicated to make. Traditionally, Yakitori is made with Mirin, which is a sweet rice wine. Often, it’s hard to find, but Marsala [...]

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Orange Spinach Rice Salad

Rice is truly one of our favorite sides and it’s often our go-to side dish. Sometimes for dinner, I’m happy with just a simple rice salad. I think what we love most about rice is that it is so adaptable. You can change it up a million ways and never feel like you’re repeating. When we’ve [...]

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Jasmine Rice Citrus Salad

Simple yes, but oh so elegant! Pair it with chicken or pork, this side dish is perfect to dress up any simple protein. My recommendation is to try this rice with my Salmon and Veggie Skewers. Ingredients: 2 cups cooked jasmine rice 1 lemon, juiced and zested (cut a few slices before juicing for garnish) [...]

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Very Cherry Rice Salad

Before you know it Christmas will be knocking at our door. Celebrate early with this red and green dish to get in the mood for this shopping season.

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Arroz con Pollo

Arroz con Pollo simply translates to rice with chicken, and this recipe is one of my favorite Sunday dinners. Sundays in our house means one-pot wonders. We love to have on hand these recipes that call for little prep in the kitchen, but big flavor at dinner time. During football season, we have these recipes cooking [...]

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Creamy Coconut Rice

Coconut milk in a must have for your pantry. You can literally find over a hundred uses for it; it’s not just for baking anymore. Use it as a sauce with curry for a take on Indian food. Give your plate a Caribbean vacation by combining the sweet comforting flavors with citrus. The opportunities are endless! Ingredients: [...]

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Orange Rice Salad

So like most people, we love carbs and rice is truly one of our favorites. There are many diets out there that have us steering clear of starchy carbs. These diets work, but it’s only a matter of time before you miss the carbs.  We try to choose everything in moderation. If we’re going to indulge on a [...]

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Cherry it up Chicken with Harvest Grains

Trader Joe’s has become one of our favorite stores. If you are looking for something unique and different to add you dinner menu, then this is the place to check out. Trader Joe’s is the store that turned me onto this product that I used in this recipe. One cup of this hearty, nutty mix [...]

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Green Lovers Rice Salad

We’ve all had a side of rice with our meals and it’s usually a pretty basic, simple rice or a store-bought mix full of preservatives.  Why not cook up something fresh, lively and healthy instead?  Jasmine rice is a wonderful white rice that accompanies a variety of dishes.  Liven it up with some fresh vegetables to make your [...]

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Rice Cakes with a Kalamata Tomato Salsa

These delicious rice cakes make for a great appetizer or party food.  I recently made these for a baby shower I hosted and they were a big hit.  Ingredients: For the Cakes: 2 cups jasmine rice ½ sweet onion, chopped ½ orange bell pepper, finely chopped ½ fresh grated parm cheese 2 TBSP cilantro, roughly [...]

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Cherry Nutty Rice

Tired of your boring, basic rice side dishes? Here’s a delicious side that includes rice, pasta and cherries. You can serve it with a variety of meals such as chicken, ham or pork. Make it for a special holiday or birthday meal, or with nightly dinners.

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Red Grape Stuffed Chicken with Apricot ‘Fried’ Brown Rice

Tell your fruits and veggies to Stuff it … and I mean literally! Ingredients (Stuffed Chicken): Two skinless chicken breast ¼ cup of your favorite goat cheese ¼ cup of diced grapes (I use red but any will work – you could even use baby champagne grapes and save a step on dicing) ¼ cup [...]

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