Coconut Curry Rice Bowl

Current recipe obsession: beans and rice anything. This speedy Coconut Curry Rice Bowl is a flavorful entree featuring fluffy jasmine rice and nutty skillet chickpeas. This recipe can easily be whipped up in just a few minutes. The flavors include coconut-curry, sweet potato, garlic, spinach and a touch of either lime or lemon juice to […]

Cumin Spiced Lentils and Rice with Everyday Lemon Tahini Dressing

Years ago, a reader mentioned (while I was doing the SNAP challenge for my masters program) that one of her favorite inexpensive meals was a stir fry of rice and lentils with a peanut butter sauce. It sounded simple and delicious, and it became the inspiration for this dish, which is now a weeknight favorite. […]

Instant Pot Mexican Rice

For the record, I’m not planning to convert this into an Instant Pot blog, since I know many do not have this appliance. Like many of the other blog recipe phases I go through, this too shall pass. Today I’m sharing how to make Instant Pot Mexican rice. If you don’t have an Instant Pot […]

Dirty Rice, Vegan Style

Traditionally, what makes Creole “dirty rice” dirty is the addition of fowl gizzards. Um, no thanks. Chopped eggplant, a Louisiana crop, takes its place in this super-satisfying veggie version. Continuing reading Dirty Rice, Vegan Style on VegKitchen