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California Avocado Brown Rice Congee

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I know the calendar says that it is officially spring, but Mother Nature can’t seem to make up her mind here in Utah!  We will have one or two glorious days of spring weather and then a cold front will swoop in and send me scrambling to dig out my winter coat again.  All this […]

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Brown Rice Yaki Onigiri with Bacon and Avocado

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Yaki onigiri (grilled Japanese rice balls) are one of my favorite comfort foods.  I recently whipped up a batch, using brown rice instead of white rice to help us get an extra serving of whole grains into our day.  Then I topped the onigiri with a bit of bacon and chunks of creamy avocado.  Grilled […]

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Brown Rice & Veggie Stuffed Japanese Eggplant

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Today I’m talking heart health and whole grains for American Heart Month over on Six Servings, the blog for the Grain Foods Foundation.  I’m serving up my recipe for brown rice and veggie stuffed Japanese eggplant.  This dish is full of flavor and nutrients, and I think you’ll love it as much as my family […]

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Mango Sushi Rolls & Fuji Mango Madness

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Mango Sushi Roll Makes 1 roll 2 cups freshly steamed Japanese rice (white or brown) 3 tablespoons coconut milk 1 teaspoon granulated sugar 1/2 teaspoon freshly squeeze lime juice pinch of salt 1 mango, sliced 1 soy wrapper sheet (or 1 sheet of nori) 1. Place the hot rice in a large bowl or dish. […]

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