Category Archive: Rice/Grains/Pasta

Chipotle Burrito Bowl

Chipotle Burrito Bowl
Nutmeg Notebook

Happy Cinco de Mayo! Mexican food is one of my favorite cuisines. It’s quick,easy,flavorful and healthy. Which means it meets all my requirements to simplify my cooking by spending less time in the kitchen so I have more time for activities. Once our daughter introduced us to the Chipotle Mexican food chain we were hooked. …

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Whole Grain Corn Muffins

Whole Grain Corn Muffins

Perfectly tasty all on it’s own – no drizzle of anything required. If you like a less sweet cornbread just use a little less maple syrup. This recipe is cholesterol free, has no added fat and is quick and easy to make. Even though it’s a whole grain muffin it is tender and moist. Unsweetened …

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Fiesta Rice

Fiesta Rice
Nutmeg Notebook

If you don’t like corn – leave it out – if you love corn why not double it – don’t have black beans use kidney or pinto. If you like a little heat add some diced jalapeno, don’t have rice no problem- use quinoa. Sometimes I add salsa or chopped tomatoes – just depends on …

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California Quinoa Mango Salad

California Quinoa Mango Salad

Last week I had one of the best summer salads ever – okay so I know I say that about a lot of great recipes – but this one was really amazing. It was the Health Starts Here California Quinoa salad from Whole Foods deli. The HSH deli items at Whole Foods have no added …

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Caribbean Rice

Caribbean Rice

The rice is a simple mixture of mango, cilantro, bell peppers, brown rice, lime juice and green onions. Serve it warm, room temperature or chilled. Feel free to sub pineapple for mango, use any colored pepper you have. Delicious served with Cuban Black Beans and Oven Baked Plantains with Coconut Dipping Sauce. Caribbean Rice 3 …

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