Rice and Grains

Grain Conversions – Dry To Cooked

August 22, 2017 10 Comments
Grain Conversions – Dry To Cooked

What Is the Dry To Cooked Grain Yield? Have you noticed how many different types of grains there are today?  I’m learning about new varieties regularly especially since I’ve changed my diet because of my heart issues.  Eating more whole grains offer a satisfying way to make sure I’m getting all my nutrients while cutting […]

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Rice Cooker Rice and Beans Recipe

November 20, 2016 0 Comments
Rice Cooker Rice and Beans Recipe

How to Made the Best Rice and Beans in a Rice Cooker I don’t eat enough rice and beans. They are good for you by providing lots of protein, fiber and vitamins, low in fat and filled with complex carbs. They are relatively cheap and so versatile. Serve them as a side dish, add them […]

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Pasta and Rice Conversions

November 8, 2016 11 Comments
Pasta and Rice Conversions

Pasta and Rice Conversions & Equivalents How frustrating is it when you’re cooking dinner from a great recipe you found in your favorite cooking magazine that says you need 2 cups of cooked rice but you have no idea how much dry rice that takes. Or what if you need to know how many cups […]

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Cracked Wheat Berries with Jalapeno Herb Salsa

April 14, 2014 0 Comments
Cracked Wheat Berries with Jalapeno Herb Salsa

Cracked Wheat Berries – A Tasty Side Dish That’s Good For You This recipe is part of the third meal we received from Blue Apron and was served with roasted bone-in chicken breasts. Roasting chicken breasts is easy but finding a delicious side dish to go with them can turn a very simple, basic meal […]

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10 Grains That Are Really Good For You

August 15, 2013 2 Comments
10 Grains That Are Really Good For You

10 Grains You Think You Know But……. I recently read a great article in the New York Times about grains—“The Whole Story: The Complex World of Whole Grains, Made Simple.” The article talked about the rising popularity of whole grains and the nutritional benefits they can bring to our daily meals. After reading this article […]

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