Rice cooker

Cauliflower Tempeh Rice Pilaf with Peas and Raisins

It’s been my mission lately to see how many recipes I can slow-cooker-ize. That is, take out all the sautéing and roasting and prep steps and just toss a bunch of ingredients into the slow cooker to see how they turn out, despite what the recipe calls for. For this recipe I actually used myshow me more

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Rice Cooker “Fried” Rice

I’m in love with my rice cooker now more than ever after having a baby. Quick, easy meals are where it’s at. This 1-pot rice dish couldn’t possibly be any easier. 2 cups brown rice 1 bag shredded carrots 1 bag frozen peas 2 squares pre-marinated teryaki tofu (sold at Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods) Ashow me more

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Quinoa, Mango and Black Bean Salad

This is another tasty one-pot dish! My apologies for the sideways, poor-quality photo. I swear the food is better than the picture! I modified this Eating Well recipe for Quinoa, Mango and Black Bean Salad using just the main ingredients. I love fruit in my savory salads and mango is such a sweet summer fruit…evenshow me more

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Lemony Pea and Artichoke Risotto

As a dietitian, I always try and stay on top of the latest nutrition news, food safety scares, and relevant research, so I’m well aware of the latest fears and concerns over arsenic in our rice. As a result, I’ve made a conscious effort to eat less rice. To be honest, I can’t remember theshow me more

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Totally Random Quinoa Salad

Some ingredients just go together: Lime and coconut Honey and lavender Chocolate and peanut butter Last night’s dinner had a total of zero ingredients that go together. I literally pulled things out of cabinets and shelves at random to come up with this quinoa salad. To start, I cooked the quinoa in my rice cooker,show me more

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Deconstructed Sushi Bowl

We’re big sushi fans around here, but haven’t had it in a while, which must be why I was inspired to create a sushi-style meal without all the rolling and seaweed and raw fish. This sushi bowl tastes exactly. like. sushi. The only things I wish I had on hand were a sheet of norishow me more

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Quinoa Salad with Corn and Black Beans

I love cold grain salads, and Funk prefers them hot. What’s a gal to do? Make them the way I like ‘em. Hey! I’m the chef of the house! If he wants it hot, he knows where to find the microwave. This salad, though, is best cold or at room temperature and it is burstingshow me more

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Wheat Berry Salad with Roasted Red Peppers and Peas

This is one of those dishes that I really wish I had someone to share that first bite with so we could high-five each other about how amazing it tastes. Two nights a week Funk is geeking out at MBA school, and on those nights I usually just make myself a massive salad, or ashow me more

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Quinoa Kale Apple Salad

I didn’t think I’d love Pinterest as much as I do, but I’m hooked. I’ve been slowly adding recipe pictures to my boards of things I want to cook, and love the image inspiration. When I came across a photo for this Quinoa Kale and Apple salad, I knew I’d love it (sans feta cheeseshow me more

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Recipe ReDux: Apple and Maple Walnut Oatmeal

I know, I know. This bowl of brown who-knows-what isn’t much to look at. But bear with me, because it tastes amazing. This month’s Recipe ReDux theme is “Fresh Start – A New Approach to Breakfast.” So you may be wondering why I made oatmeal for breakfast, since its really nothing new. The method Ishow me more

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