Category Archives: Side Dishes

Mediterranean Rice Salad

Brown Rice SaladMint, oregano, olives, and capers combine to create a fabulous and festive rice salad that’s perfect summertime fare. If you don’t have homemade Marinated Dried Tomatoes on hand, it’s fine to use store-bought. This is a great dish to make with leftover cooked rice, but you can also start by cooking the rice from scratch, using 1 1/3 Continue reading

Greens: Nutrition Superstars

Greens in Tahini Sauce

Cooking with leafy greens is quick and delicious, and, when it comes to nutrition, greens are superstars. They’re anti-inflammatory, detoxifying, help prevent certain cancers, enhance vision, and are high in fiber and low in calories. Rich in antioxidants and minerals, including calcium and iron, greens such as kale, mustard greens, collards, spinach, and chard also have modest amounts of omega 3s. Continue reading