Tag: rice

Vietnamese Caramel Trout

This Asian-inspired fish dish is super-simple and easy; the sauce is a lovely spice-sweet combo. Since it’s been a while since we’ve cooked anything with brown sugar (we typically opt for coconut sugar, date paste, or omit the sweetener altogether) we went lighter than the recommended amount in the original […]


Zucchini Risotto

A few months ago I published a recipe for a Vegan Risotto with mushrooms and peas, based on a recipe in one of my favorite cookbooks, “Run Fast. Cook Fast. Eat Slow.” I used that recipe as inspiration to create a dairy free Zucchini Risotto with dill, fresh rosemary, and […]


Fast Veggie Fried Rice

Once in a while, we are so efficient in our meal planning that by the end of the week, the last meal before we plan to go to the grocery story we run out of fresh food in the fridge. Whenever this happens, I pull out whatever scraps and wilted […]


Japanese Curry Rice

We generally make vegan curry or chicken curry, but this recipe from Nancy Singleton Hachisu’s “Japan: The Cookbook” called for thinly sliced pork shoulder. Everything we’ve made from this cookbook is amazing, and this recipe is no different. To make this Lifestyle compliant during the Whole Life Challenge we replaced […]


Coconut Rice with Nori

Coconut oil gives this rice side dish a tropical flavor, and the toasted nori crumbled in adds an umami flavor; combined this rice is pure heaven. No exaggeration. I ate it stand alone for lunch, and also paired it with two fried eggs for breakfast the next day. This recipe […]


Vegan Risotto with Mushrooms & Peas

When we found a recipe for risotto with mushrooms and peas in one of our favorite cookbooks “Run Fast. Cook Fast. Eat Slow.“, we decided to re-imagine this typically dairy-heavy rice dish with plant-based products. The result was a rich, salty, and cheesy (yes, cheesy) vegan risotto, that we’d definitely […]