Category: Grains

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.

Cilantro Lime Coconut Rice

Cilantro Lime Coconut Rice

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.

Jasmine Rice with Black Beans, Fresh Lime & Cilantro

Jasmine Rice with Black Beans, Fresh Lime & Cilantro

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.

Cherry Almond Moroccan Inspired Couscous

Cherry Almond Moroccan Inspired Couscous

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

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.

Leftover Turkey Mushroom Stroganoff

Leftover Turkey Mushroom Stroganoff

Make good use of leftover Thanksgiving turkey with this easy, saucy turkey mushroom stroganoff. 

Artichoke Ravioli with Spinach & Mushrooms

Artichoke Ravioli with Spinach & Mushrooms

Creamy artichoke ravioli with wilted fresh spinach and caramelized mushrooms is tossed with tender grilled chicken.

Angel Hair with Pine Nuts and Chicken

Angel Hair with Pine Nuts and Chicken

What I love about this particular pasta recipe is the addition of pine nuts, chili flakes and toasted breadcrumbs to give this dish a nutty, crunchy texture with a little heat.

Chicken Campanelle with Bacon & Asparagus

Chicken Campanelle with Bacon & Asparagus

The salty bacon paired with tender spears of asparagus and fresh chargrilled chicken mixed in a creamy Alfredo sauce is completely restaurant worthy.

Orzo with Roasted Summer Vegetables

Orzo with Roasted Summer Vegetables

Roasted squash, zucchini, red peppers and mushrooms tossed with orzo and fresh lemon juice. It’s a perfect side for any meat or seafood cooked on the grill. 

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. 

Couscous with Grilled Vegetables, Lemon & Goat Cheese

Couscous with Grilled Vegetables, Lemon & Goat Cheese

This especially tasty side salad goes perfect with meat or fish off the grill and includes your vegetables and starch all in one.