September 22, 2021

Crock Pot Beans with Rice

Crock Pot Beans with Rice 10 Servings Ingredients 3 cups dried small red beans8 cups of water3 garlic cloves, minced1 large onion, chopped8 cups fresh water3/4 cup low sodium, low sugar ketchup1 tsp saltpinch of black pepper2 tsp ground cumin1 Tbsp parsley2 Bay Leaves Directions 1. Soak beans overnight in 8 cups water. Drain.2. Place beans in Crock […]
February 28, 2021

How to Cook Brown Rice

How to Cook Brown Rice Directions Choose the right size pot. For cooking 1 to 2 cups of dry brown rice, a 2-quart saucepan will work well. If the pot is too big, the rice may not steam right. If the pot is too small, it may boil over and make a mess. Make sure the lid fits […]
December 5, 2020

Cool-as-a-Cucumber Salad

Cool-as-a-Cucumber Salad Serves 6 Ingredients 4 cups cooked brown rice, cooled 1 medium cucumber, seeds removed, peeled and diced ¾ cup plain non-fat yogurt or sour cream ¼ onion, fine diced 1 TBSP. balsamic vinegar 2 tsp. dried dill weed 1 tsp. salt ¼ tsp fresh ground black pepper Fresh herbs for garnish- cilantro, mint, and/or basil Directions […]
November 14, 2020

Orange-Ginger Chicken

Orange-Ginger Chicken Serves 4 Ingredients ½ cup fresh orange juice 1 onion, diced 2 cups cooked brown rice 3 TBSP. fresh ginger, grated 2 tsp. dried parsley ¼ tsp. dried thyme ¼ tsp. cinnamon 4- 4oz. chicken breasts 6 green onions, fine chopped, for garnish Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Heat 1 TBSP orange juice in […]
November 14, 2020

Gallo Pinto

Gallo Pinto Quick and healthy black beans and rice dish.  Traditionally found in Costa Rica. Serves: 4 Prep time: 30 minutes Ingredients 3 cups cooked brown rice 2 Tbsp. olive oil 1 red bell pepper, finely diced 1 sweet onion, finely diced 2 cloves garlic, crushed ⅓ cup salsa ½ tsp. cumin ¼ tsp. paprika ⅛ tsp. cayenne pepper ½ tsp. salt to taste 15- oz. can black beans drained Instructions In a large skillet over medium heat add olive oil, bell peppers, […]
October 17, 2020

Mexican Rice Casserole

Mexican Rice Casserole Serves 6 Ingredients 3 ½ cups brown rice, cooked 1- 17 oz. can cream corn 1 -15 oz. can black beans 1- 8 oz. can tomato sauce ½ cup chopped green onions 2 TBSP. green chiles, diced 1 tsp. chili powder ½ tsp. cumin 1/8 tsp. red pepper flakes ½ cup grated daiya cheddar cheese […]
May 18, 2015
Rice Gourmet

Rice Gourmet

Whether you make this dish as an entrée or as a side-dish, it is sure to satisfy. Optionally add sautéd celery for additional flavor.
October 11, 2013
Brown Rice and Black Bean Salad

Brown Rice and Black Bean Salad