Category: Grains

Couscous with Grilled Vegetables, Lemon & Goat Cheese

Couscous with Grilled Vegetables, Lemon & Goat Cheese

This couscous with grilled vegetables features zucchini, squash, asparagus, red peppers and mushrooms and is tossed with lemon and goat cheese for delicious flavor.

Wild Rice Salad – served warm or cold

Wild Rice Salad – served warm or cold

This wild rice salad with carrots, toasted pecans, crunchy pepitas and sweet cranberries can be ready in 20 minutes and it’s delicious anytime of the year.

Pearl Couscous with Cherries and Spinach

Pearl Couscous with Cherries and Spinach

Paired with fresh baby spinach and crunchy almonds, cherries lend intense flavor to Israeli couscous.

Pearl Couscous with Roasted Vegetables

Pearl Couscous with Roasted Vegetables

Go against the grain by serving this summer salad at your next get together.

Chorizo and Chicken Rice Skillet

Chorizo and Chicken Rice Skillet

This 30 minute recipe features spicy chorizo sausage, tender chicken and vegetables infused in saffron flavored rice.

Baked Lemon Risotto with Asparagus and Peas

Baked Lemon Risotto with Asparagus and Peas

Celebrate spring with the tangy flavor of lemon in a spring risotto featuring asparagus and peas.

Shrimp Breakfast Bowl

Shrimp Breakfast Bowl

Serve up my version of shrimp and “grits” to start the morning with this easy and savory breakfast bowl. 

Ancient Grains Salad with Roasted Vegetables

Ancient Grains Salad with Roasted Vegetables

Start the new year off right with roasted vegetables, mild sorghum, protein- packed quinoa and whole grain brown rice tossed with goat cheese for a vegetarian dish that is nutritious and full of flavor.

Coconut Rice Recipe

Coconut Rice Recipe

Add a tropical flair to your next rice dish by adding in shredded coconut, fresh lime juice and fragrant cilantro. I promise my cilantro lime coconut rice is a winner. 

Oven Baked Broccoli & Cheddar Risotto

Oven Baked Broccoli & Cheddar Risotto

Broccoli and cheddar go together like love and marriage. You can’t have one without the other, right? That’s why I married these two ingredients in my Oven Baked Broccoli & Cheddar Risotto.

Cilantro Lime Rice with Black Beans

Cilantro Lime Rice with Black Beans

Jazz up plain jasmine rice with black beans by adding fresh squeezed lime juice and chopped cilantro. It’s an easy side dish that takes 20 minutes.

Jasmine Rice with Plantains & Cilantro

Jasmine Rice with Plantains & Cilantro

What could be better than potassium-rich plantains sautéed to a caramel-like deliciousness and tossed with sweet jasmine rice and fresh cilantro.

Chicken Fried Rice (Better Than Takeout)

Chicken Fried Rice (Better Than Takeout)

My Better Than Takeout Chicken Fried Rice recipe uses five simple ingredients in one dish that packs protein and veggie goodness all in one.

Oven Baked Risotto with Bacon & Mushrooms

Oven Baked Risotto with Bacon & Mushrooms

The pairing of smoky hardwood bacon with the woodsy, earthy taste of baby Bella mushrooms completely transforms this delicious side dish.