Healthier Chicken Fried Rice

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I’m not a huge Chinese food person.  I like about 3 entrees of chinese: beef & broccoli, lettuce wraps and I absolutely LOVE chicken fried rice! Especially the kind from the mall food court, right?! But it is super greasy and I can’t imagine how many calories, so I thought I would try an at […]

Life Changing Baked Rice

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I love rice. It’s so versatile, creamy & satisfying.  My mom used to make rice with sugar & butter for me when I wasn’t feeling good.  Don’t  knock it til you’ve tried it! It’s so comforting! I found this method for making rice a couple of years ago and can’t believe I’m just now trying […]

Cilantro Lime Rice

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I have been wanting to make some of my old standby recipes, but wanted to mix them up with new sides. I had bookmarked this rice recipe from Gina’s Weight Watcher Recipes a while back and thought it would be good to try instead of a typical mexican rice. This rice was so fresh and […]

Butternut Squash and Vanilla Risotto

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I have been wanting to make risotto for a while. For some reason, every time I plan to make it, it seems I can’t find arborio rice, we decide to go out to eat or something else comes up. This week I was determined to make it. I had seen Giada’s butternut squash and vanilla […]

Pioneer Woman’s Fresh Corn & Wild Rice Casserole

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I never knew trying to find wild rice would be such a challenge. I finally found what I was looking for in the fourth store that I tried! I had some fresh corn that I had blanched and frozen in the summer, and thought this would be the perfect dish to use it in. I […]

Opening Ceremonies: Food From Around The Globe

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My husband, Adam, had a great idea for our Sunday School Social this month (we are in charge of planning them). He suggested that we have an opening ceremonies party potluck, but with the condition that no one could bring American food. Everyone would bring food from all over the world. It was a huge […]