Mixed Grains

My rice cooker is one of my favorite kitchen appliances.  It is very easy for me to add rice, water/broth and some seasonings, turn it on and then forget about it.  Mine has a keep warm feature, so as long as I remember to actually start it before dinner time,...

Veggie Burgers, kale chips and mashed sweet potatoes

When I saw this post at the engine2diet website, I thought my little guy would love to help me make veggie burgers.  I was mistaken.  He was quite happy to eat them tho, but was too busy to help mommy in the kitchen yesterday. The guide from Engine2 is really a...

Heirloom Beans with Brown Rice and Butternut Squash

I cooked up a batch of heirloom beans yesterday, but I think you’d get similar results with a can of your favorite beans. 1 1/2 Cups cooked beans of whatever variety you like 2# bag of diced butternut squash from Trader Joe’s 1 Cup of brown rice (uncooked)...

Rice in the Pressure cooker

I have a wonderful rice cooker.  It makes perfect rice all the time. Except when I forget to turn it on. Most days, I can remember to put the rice up about 2 (or more, since it has a keep warm function that turns automatically when the rice is done)hours before I want...

Farm Fresh Cauliflower, tofu over red rice

I’m not a huge cauliflower fan.  Not sure why, it’s not one of my favorite veggies.  But is is so healthy, and good for me, that when I saw it at the farmer’s market this weekend, I decided to give it another chance.  It probably helped that there...