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Sesame Salmon Bowls

posted by RiceSelect on 4/13/2017Comments(0)

I’m all up on these build-a-bowl recipes lately, can you tell? You know the drill: leftovers on top of. And this sesame salmon bowl is no different – super simple to throw together, but huuuuge on flavor. The hardest (and most time-consuming thing) is really just waiting for the rice to cook. For the WIN.

One Pan Healthy Paella

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Looking for a quick, delicious dinner? Try this One Pan Healthy Paella! It’s packed with protein, loads of veggies + whole grain brown rice – yum! This post is sponsored by Texmati® RiceSelect but all opinions are my own.

Horchata Blondies

posted by RiceSelect on 4/12/2017Comments(0)

Rice is life. The original “ancient grain,” rice in some form has been around since the beginning of recorded history, flourishing in every cuisine across the globe, the very foundation of civilization itself. The word for “rice” in Japanese is the same as the word for “meal,” which succinctly demonstrates just how essential this basic cereal has been for many millennia of cooks and eaters. Boasting well over 40,000 different, wholly unique varieties, one could easily eat rice every single day for their entire lives and never grow bored. Today, I’m talking about basmati, but not just any basmati; Texmati, the first of its kind to be grown in the US.

Creamy Mushroom Rice Soup

posted by RiceSelect on 4/04/2017Comments(0)

Creamy Mushroom Rice Soup is an easy-to-make meal that is perfect for any time of the year. This soup is gluten-free and will be a family favorite. The mushrooms bring an earthy taste to the dish. The fresh herbs and lemon, lighten the flavor of the dish. To round out the texture of this dish we used rice. Rice is a staple in this vegetarian, gluten-free household.

South of the Border Salad Bowl

posted by RiceSelect on 7/22/2016Comments(0)

It was a perfect confluence of events. I was invited to a dedication at a local yacht club, complete with naval officers and Girl Scouts, and asked to bring a side to share. I had just loaded up with fresh corn, heirloom tomatoes, peppers and tomatillos (it’s true, I have been to five farmers market in six days – it’s that time of year – and no, I don’t have a problem, but thanks for your concern)! And then a fabulous box filled with RiceSelect Texmati Rice appeared on my doorstep awaiting a review (two thumbs up), courtesy of culinary friends at Mambo Sprouts. The wheels were already turning. Rice. Grilled Veggies. Salad Bowl. Rice & Grilled Veggie Salad Bowl. Voila! A summer salad jammed packed with flavor was born.

Italian Rice Pie

posted by RiceSelect on 7/15/2016Comments(0)

Although this dessert is often referred to as Italian Easter Pie there is no reason you have to be Italian or even wait until Easter to enjoy a slice. Flavored with citrus and cinnamon, the pie makes a refreshing anytime treat.

Mozzarella Stuffed Arancini

posted by RiceSelect on 7/12/2016Comments(0)

I love cooking all kinds of comfort food and since I’m Italian {on my Dad’s side, of course} I have grown up eating hearty Italian meals. I have tried Arancini, or Italian Rice Balls, before but I’ve never made them myself. I guess at the time they seemed a little intimidating. But when I was sent a few containers of RiceSelect’s Texmati Rice to try, I figured I would give the recipe a try. And let me tell y’all….they were super easy to make and tasted even better than the restaurant version!

Summer Rice Salad

posted by RiceSelect on 7/09/2016Comments(0)

Fragrant rice, grilled corn, fresh blueberries and juicy tomatoes make this Summer Rice Salad a super flavorful side dish for any summer picnic or BBQ. You can have the leftovers for lunch too!

Mango Bok Choy Fried Rice

posted by RiceSelect on 6/23/2016Comments(0)

I receive a weekly delivery of organic produce. I unpack the box every Friday and lay everything out on the counter. This helps me shape my menu for the upcoming week and often I get inspiration from what is next to each other. In my last delivery I had some beautiful bok choy sitting next to a mango and that’s how this recipe came to be. Fried rice is much like stir fry in that the most time-consuming part is prepping the ingredients but once you start cooking, it comes together quickly. This vegan fried rice dish is quick, easy and most importantly, delicious!

Lemon Basil Risotto

posted by RiceSelect on 6/16/2016Comments(0)

Is it me or is it really starting to feel like summer? Lemon Basil Risotto is the perfect light, summer side dish. With zesty lemon and fresh basil, the flavors are out of this world. This post is sponsored by Texmati Rice in collaboration with the Mambo Sprouts Blogging Network.