Recipes

BASMATI RICE BOWL WITH LEMONGRASS, TOFU AND CASHEWS

Perk up your rice dish with a little Southeast Asian flair. Both fresh and savory, this bowl makes a perfect protein-packed lunch or a side dish at dinner. Try peanuts instead of cashews, ass veggies like carrots or Asian greens; substitute mushrooms or tempeh for the tofu; maybe a sprinkle of pomegranate seeds… you get the idea.

THAI PEANUT CURRY WITH BASMATI RICE

For the love of Thai food, this recipe is a complete must have!
The ginger gives a little zing and you can adjust the heat as you like it.
The flavor of basmati rice brings out the different layers of sweet and savory in the most delicate and delicious way.

JOYFUL BELLY LEMON RICE

Leftover rice, no prep work and only for 15 minutes?? This one is for you!!
This recipe is very popular in South India and as the name suggests, is infused with a lemon-y flavor.
The only garnish you need is pickle and papad.

SUNFLOWER CASSEROLE

SUNFLOWER CASSEROLE
Finally! ….. A dish with all things nice: broccoli, corn, cheese and rice.
My kids are in love with this (shhhh…healthy) preparation. Easy to make and simply delicious. Even broccoli haters will love this casserole.
If you are making this for a crowd, you might want to double the recipe. This doesn’t last long in our house!
** By the way, this recipe is a great lunchbox idea **

EASY CHEESY VEGGIE BREEZY

I like the idea that you can mix up a variety of vegetables you desire in this dish and still enjoy a great healthy meal. So, if you’re looking for a tasty way to use up all those veggies lying around in the fridge, you have to try this simple dish.

YUMMM… SPICY MUSHROOM RICE

Now just before you think this dish is just another average side dish
… Think Again!
You can add shredded chicken to the leftover rice, ground pork or beef, maybe a little teriyaki sauce, sesame seeds, spring onions….. or some black bean sauce to keep it vegetarian.
The key to this recipe is that you have to let the mushrooms get nice and browned. As far as spice goes, its all up to you.