Category Archive: Rice/Grains

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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Confetti Cornbread / Birthday Blessings!

I wanted to make cornbread but I wasn’t sure how to go about making a no added fat cornbread that would still be moist and tasty. As usual Chef Google didn’t let me down and I went with a recipe found at Fat Free Vegan Kitchen. The confetti comes from colorful chopped bell peppers and …

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Quinoa Bean Salad – It’s The Best!

This is the perfect recipe to take to your next pot luck or serve at a backyard BBQ! This salad is filled with so many wonderful flavors like grated carrots, walnuts, tomatoes, currants, red onion, red, green and yellow bell peppers, garlic, chili powder and a little low sodium soy sauce. Crunchy, slightly sweet, packed with protein, …

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Mexican Quinoa Brown Rice & Beans

As many of you know I do love Mexican food and it just happens to fit in quite well with my new food plan. Last night I needed something quick and easy to make for dinner – you know what it’s like when you first get home after a trip. You aren’t quite ready to …

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