Category Archives: Rice and Grains

Niçoise Tuna Bowl (#FishFridayFoodies)

A recipe for Niçoise Tuna Bowl is my contribution to this month’s Fish Friday Foodies theme of Buddha Bowls. 

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Seafood Risotto #FishFridayFoodies

One pan dinners are a busy cook’s dream! Perfect for hectic weeknight meals, they can be elegant and beautiful as well as delicious and filling! This recipe for Seafood Risotto is a great example of all of those things! 

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Wheatberry Wild Rice Salad – Meatless Monday

Whole grains, nuts, fruits and vegetables all come together in today’s recipe for Wheatberry (wheat berry) Wild Rice Salad. With the perfect mix of savory and sweet, this protein and high-fiber salad is excellent for Meatless Monday. 

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Wild Rice with Nuts (Meatless Monday)

This recipe for wild rice is wonderful served hot, great at room temperature, and is an amazing cold salad; since it’s so versatile, it’s perfect for holiday entertaining. 

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Slow Cooker Gumbo with Andouille Sausage and Chicken (Crock-Pot Recipe)

This recipe for Slow Cooker Gumbo is very simple, even though it takes about 20 minutes of advance preparation. It is worth that few minutes of time to allow this delicious gumbo to simmer all day in your Crock-Pot. 

Posted in Crock Pot Cookery, Entrée, Living in Elegant Simplicity, Meats, Rice and Grains, Saucy Southerner Recipes, Soups, Southern | 3 Comments

Cranberry and Brie Oat Quinoa and Pecan Crackers (Meatless Monday)

This recipe for Cranberry and Brie Oat Quinoa and Pecan Crackers is just awesome for the holidays! It is simple to prepare, and they have just the right touch of sweet, grainy, nuttiness that will leave you wanting more! I … Continue reading

Posted in Appetizers, Baking, Breads, Holiday Cooking, Living in Elegant Simplicity, Meatless Monday, Rice and Grains | 3 Comments

Chick Pea Curry with Brown Rice (Meatless Monday)

It’s just another Meatless Monday, but this recipe for Chickpea Curry with Brown Rice is special. It’s simple, delicious with fresh tomatoes and fresh baby spinach helping to pack this nutritious dish with brightness. 

Posted in Beans, Entrée, Meatless Monday, Rice and Grains, Side Dishes, Vegetables | 5 Comments

Kamut Caprese Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette (Meatless Monday)

This week’s Meatless Monday is a recipe for Kamut Caprese Salad…whole grain protein from the Kamut, along with tomato, fresh mozzarella chunks, fresh basil and a quick and easy balsamic vinaigrette. It’s filling, delicious and unbelievably nutritious. 

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Roast Quail with Rosemary Garlic Fried Polenta and Crispy Brussels Sprout Chips

Today’s post is for a simple, quick, elegant Autumnal dinner that is perfect for two, or may be increased easily for a crowd. Included are three recipes: Rosemary Roasted Quail, Garlic Rosemary Fried Polenta and Crispy Brussels Sprout Chips.

Posted in Entrée, Living in Elegant Simplicity, Poultry, Rice and Grains, Saucy Southerner Recipes, Side Dishes, Vegetables | 2 Comments

Pinto Beans Gumbo-Style on Whole Grain Rices (Meatless Monday)

Pinto Beans (in the South aka: Soup Beans) are transformed in a Gumbo-Style with this simple meatless Pinto Beans Gumbo-Style recipe, served on whole grain rices. It’s nutritious, it’s delicious, and it’s a great variation of a Southern classic. 

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