Category Archive: Grain

Whole Grain Corn Muffins

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!

Fiesta Rice
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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

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,Black Beans & Baked Plantains

Caribbean Rice Black Beans & Baked Plantains

A couple of years ago I had my first taste of plantains at a local Mexican restaurant that served ┬áplantains with black beans and sour cream. It was love at first bite and I was hooked! Since then I have made a healthy version of baked plantains at home. When I saw this menu on …

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Confetti Cornbread / Birthday Blessings!

Confetti Cornbread

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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