Resistant Starch Rice in the Instant Pot

Resistant Starch Rice in the Instant Pot

  After this article in the Washington Post, resistant starch and prebiotics have been getting a lot of press. Put simply, the act of cooking the rice with a bit of fat, and letting it cool for at least 12 hours, lowers the calories absorbed plus turns the rice...
Pea Sprouts and Mushrooms

Pea Sprouts and Mushrooms

Sprouted or germinated food has been around for centuries. In the past, most grains were eaten in the partially germinated form. Modern farming techniques prevent grains from germinating before they hit the table. The process of germinating seeds produces vitamin C...
Healthier Homemade Chocolate

Healthier Homemade Chocolate

For Valentine’s Day this year I made these sweet little chocolate hearts. Whole food chocolate is so easy to make at home, and completely customizable. These are simple, only contain 3 ingredients, and are soy free, dairy free, and refined sugar free. Everyone...
Curried Rice Salad

Curried Rice Salad

The weather was beautiful today (perfect temperature for a salad), and I am on a grain salad kick so I decided to make a curried brown rice basmati salad with raisins and cashews. It is simple to make and so good for you. With the turmeric and curry, it is perfect...
Simple Roasted Radishes

Simple Roasted Radishes

Over the weekend, I finally had the opportunity to pour through the Saveur 100. In case you are not a subscriber, every beginning of the year Saveur lets readers share their favorite ingredients, chefs, tools, tips, etc., and they somehow narrow it down to 100. It is...
Greek Orzo Pasta Salad

Greek Orzo Pasta Salad

A good friend of mine just found out that she is allergic to cow’s milk and I wanted to provide an easy and favorite recipe. This allergy is different than lactose intolerance, the inability to fully digest lactose (milk sugar) in dairy products, which is caused by a...

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