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Grains/Rice

Italian Sausage Fried Brown Rice Recipe with Vegan Option | Plus tips on making perfect fried rice

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When life gives you leftovers…make fried rice! Fried rice is one of the easiest dishes to prepare and also a great way to use up bits of leftovers in your refrigerator. In fact, to successfully make fried rice it is crucial that we use leftover rice. This day old, cold, refrigerated rice is what will […]

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Broccoli Rice, As Simple As It Sounds

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When I tell people what I do for a living I can almost see the mental images racing through their minds; They picture every meal as a gourmet one with perfect food pairings and picture presentations — all eaten on a luxurious table setting, of course. This is not exactly how meals happen in my […]

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My Favourite Quick and Spicy Bolognese Sauce with Linguine Corn Pasta

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There is an astounding amount of comfort to be found in a bowl of tender pasta thickly coated in a flavourful bolognese sauce. Am I wrong? We may not be Italians, but when hubby and I dine at a new Italian restaurant we judge how good the food will be by how their bolognese tastes. […]

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Quinoa Facts, A Spicy Quinoa Breakfast Bowl and 20 More Recipe Ideas

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Facts By now I’m sure many of you have heard about the “superfood” called quinoa. If you haven’t, today you’ll read some facts that will, perhaps, encourage you to give it a taste. I know many of us often hear about new foods when they are suddenly thrusted into the spotlight by new food trends. […]

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Red Thai Rice and Oops!

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This week there was a new ingredient in my kitchen, Thai red rice. This is a long grain rice with an outer deep redidsh-brown colour and a white center. The rice is unpolished and only the husks of the rice grains are removed, which allows it to retain all its nutrients and vitamins. This makes […]

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Turmeric and Vegetable Millet: Gluten Free Side Dish

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I’ve grown bored with winter and am ready to move on to spring. Unfortunately, for us in the Northern Hemisphere spring doesn’t officially begin until the 20th of March. That’s 18 more days for the official start, and who knows how many more for the weather to begin reflecting the new season. Sigh. Instead of […]

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Turmeric Spiced Bulgur

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Happy Sunday everyone! As you can see instead of snapshots I have a recipe for you today. It’s been a very busy week with little spare time. On top of that my husband has been ill with a cold and I’ve just begun feeling the effects. I’m hoping I can will it away…we’ll see what […]

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