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Black beans, tomatoes, and rice

Quick Black Beans, Tomatoes, and Rice

Looking for a quick supper? Try this recipe. It’s quick, versatile, and delicious. As long as you have cooked rice or pasta on-hand, this dish is ready to eat in about 45 minutes. About the ingredients I usually use canned organic black beans in this recipe but you can use any kind of left-over cooked […]

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Sweet rice, wild rice, sprouted rice

Mexican-style Rice

  Have ready your favorite rice cooked and chilled. I usually use long-grain brown rice but there are thousands of types of rice with a spectrum of colors from white to black. See here for an introduction to rice varieties.  Some are specific to different regions of the world. We are limited to what we […]

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Butternut squash from my garden

Brown Basmati Rice with Garbanzo Beans and Winter Squash

  Indian food is one of my favorite cuisines and this is one of my favorite Indian dishes. It’s vegan, tastes great, and easy to prepare. Regional cuisine Like foods of most countries, the cuisines in India are regional with a variety of spices combined differently by locality. Recent research has shown that Indians who eat […]

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wild rice

Vegan Thanksgiving: Wild Rice

History Wild rice is native to the US and is Minnesota’s state grain where it grows in the marshy areas around Lake Superior. Wild rice, a grass from the genus Zizania aquatic, is a staple in the diets of groups native to the area. Evidence of the grain have found been found in earth layers […]

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