Side Dish

Dinner, Gluten Free, Light, Side Dish

Perfect Brown Rice

Perfect brown rice takes work, and it’s achieved by following the package directions. To help it, we found that you need less liquid than than you think.   Perfect Brown Rice 2 c. brown rice, rinsed 1 small yellow onion, minced 1 Tbsp. olive oil 3-1/4 c chicken stock In a heavy bottomed pan over […]

Healthy, Light, Salad, Side Dish, Vegetarian

Herbed Quinoa

In an effort to use my herbs from the garden, I’ve come up with this simple side dish that is light and brightly flavored. You could use any combination of herbs you have – here’s the selection I chose. Herbed Quinoa 1-1/2 c quinoa, rinsed 2 c chicken stock 1 c water 1 medium yellow […]

Dinner, Easy, Healthy, Light, Mexican, Salad, Side Dish, Vegetables

Black Bean Cakes with Guacamole & Tomato Salad

Believe it or not, I saw Emeril making this dish while I was writing a grocery list and looking over my cookbooks. See, I subscribe to the method of extreme weekday menu planing – so I find 4 to 5 dishes that I think fit my weeknight meal criteria: healthy, quick, cheap, and easy. I […]

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