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Breakfast Risotto with Amaranth & Coconut

Breakfast Risotto with Amaranth & Coconut

Tiny seeds from a bushy, purple-flowered plant, amaranth is considered somewhat of an ancient wonder. Eaten ages ago by the Aztecs, there’s buzz that it’s about to become another smart foodie favorite, like quinoa. With tons of protein – plus iron, c ...
Warming Turmeric-Ginger Rice

Warming Turmeric-Ginger Rice

With its bright yellow color and exotic, warming flavor, turmeric is a spice that adds excitement — not to mention healthy benefits — to any dish. Curries probably come to mind, but don’t think your cooking has to get complicated to showc ...
Cranberry & Apple Wild Rice Salad

Cranberry & Apple Wild Rice Salad

Sweet potatoes? Check. Green bean casserole? Check. Stuffing? Ready to go. Are your holiday side dishes a little too… predictable? This festive wild rice salad showcases some of the best flavors of fall –  with dried cranberries, crunchy apples ...
Sesame-Turmeric Brown Rice Balls

Sesame-Turmeric Brown Rice Balls

If you’ve ever experienced the joy of sushi making, you know the best part is being able to customize your creations. Don’t do fish? Roll in veggies or chopped avocado. Like it hot? Bring on the wasabi! The same culinary freedom applies to these spic ...
Mediterranean Wild Rice Pilaf

Mediterranean Wild Rice Pilaf

Filling your plate with fruits and veggies, whole grains, legumes and nuts – and replacing unhealthy choices like butter with olive oil, or salt with herbs and spices – is what the Mediterranean Diet is all about. But when it’s time for dinner, how d ...
5 Alternatives to Whey Protein

5 Alternatives to Whey Protein

Q: How do I know which type of protein powder is right for me? A: Making a decision on which type of protein powder to take in this day and age can be quite confusing. Many modern diets strive to avoid dairy products or prefer to steer clear of anima ...
Vegetarian Cashew Fried Rice

Vegetarian Cashew Fried Rice

Brown rice is a staple in our cupboard. Because it contains the side hulls and bran, it’s higher in fiber, provides multiple vitamins and minerals and is easier for your body to process than white rice. It also is lower on the glycemic index. A ...