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Grains/Rice

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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Creamy Polenta with Roasted Vegetables and Garlic Creamed Spinach

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January’s healthy eating theme continues here on Spicie Foodie. Today I have another healthy recipe loaded with veggies. The dish consists of creamy polenta topped with garlic creamed spinach and roasted vegetables. What is Polenta? In modern day cookery Polenta is the Italian word for coarsely ground (yellow) cornmeal. (Don’t confuse it with corn flour) […]

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Mung Dhal Vadai, A Guestpost by Curry and Comfort

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Happy Monday everyone! Today I have a special guest, Ramona of Curry and Comfort. I’m sure many of you know the sweet Ramona and have drooled over her recipes. Her blog is one of my favorites to read, look at, and cook from when the spicy and exotic cravings kicks in. Ramona is sharing a […]

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Herb Pecan Spiced Rice and Amelia’s Spicing Pecans

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**June 10 Update: Recipe voted into Foodbuzz’s Daily Top 9. See all 9 recipes here.** I love pecans, don’t you? So when Mike Reardon of Amelia’s Spicing Pecans contacted me about his pecans I was delighted to test them out. After months of shipping coordination a very kind messenger from Prague personally delivered Mike’s special […]

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