Category Archives: rice

wild rice salad with toasted nuts & grapes

wild rice salad

Wild rice in a salad is a great way to enjoy this pricey seed – cook up a cup or two , and have it on hand to toss into all sorts of dishes – soups, omelettes, frittatas, muffins, cookies, pancakes, crêpes – enjoy it in combination to extend your stash!

chili with smoke & cocoa

How to make a delectable chili is more about the ingredients and a little time than it is about skill and finesse! There’s a chili for all tastes – hearty beef chili, chicken chili, turkey chili, pork chili, vegetarian chili, seafood chili, spicy chili, smoky chili, sweet chili – so the next time you make chili, switch it up and add to your repertoire of chili recipes, there’s 1000’s to choose from!

crêpes with wild rice, herbs & spices

wild rice crepes

Load your next batch of crêpe batter up with a whack of wild rice, upping the protein and fibre factor in a serious way! Pulverize a little wild rice in the batter, and stir more in, to make a much healthier version than those made with the white stuff. Fill, fold, wrap or roll around just about anything – or drizzle with maple syrup and enjoy as is!

rice with green vegetables & ponzu

Rice is totally underrated – and joins pasta and potatoes as a blank canvas all us cookers turn to – which makes one wonder how it could ever end up completely unadorned, in a naked pile on a plate. And, by the way, when it does – all I see, is a missed opportunity! It’s cheap, it’s versatile and it’s good for you – especially if it’s brown!

fish in a tin

Fish in a tin? Really?! Really. Stay with me now – I promise, you won’t be dissappointed. If you’re already a fan than you know that canned fish is another absolute must-have in the pantry – if not for the convenience and ease on the bottom line, then for the over-the-top health benefits. There is…

wraps ~ pork, veggie, rice & cheddar

Embracing tortilla wraps will transform anything you want to bring together. And when it coomes to leftovers – a little bit of this and a little bit of that creates a whole new meal, thanks to the tortilla! Ever noticed how tortilla wraps are served alongside a variety of items intended to be rolled up inside.

brown rice with coconut milk

Coconut rice is the perfect accompaniment to curries, hearty stews, grilled meats and vegetable dishes. And when you cook rice in coconut milk, the result is a rich, flavourful dish ready to soak up any sauce.