Category Archive: Grain

Instant Pot Wild Rice

Some people think when you adopt a whole food plant based diet that your menu will be limited and your food choices are restrictive. Actually the opposite is true. Suddenly you discover a wide array of new food choices that you never even thought of before. Wild rice is one of my favorite foods now …

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Oat Groats What Are They & How Do You Cook Them?

Just when you think you have tried most of the whole grains and cereals a different one crosses your path. Such is the case with myself and oat groats. Recently my friendĀ  Barbara Whitney suggested that I might enjoy oat groats in place of brown rice in savory dishes. In the past I have made …

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Whole Grain Corn Muffins

When you think of having a hearty bowl of chili a hot steamy stew or a cup of cream soup don’t you also want a cornbread muffin to go with it? I know I do. Depending on where you live your idea of the perfect cornbread might be sweet and almost cake like or more …

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Fiesta Rice Recipe & Vegan Delish App Give-a-way!

When I make brown rice in my rice cooker I do up a big batch. The leftovers are divided into freezer containers for future use. One easy but very flavorful dish I use precooked rice for is what I call Fiesta Rice. Of course it’s also great with hot rice right out of the pot. …

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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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