Light and fluffy, quick coconut rice couldn’t be easier. Only 3 ingredients! Aromatic with subtly sweet coconut flavorful.

Quick Coconut Rice

Light and fluffy, quick coconut rice couldn’t be easier. All you need are 3 simple ingredients then the rice cooker does the hard work. This simple side dish is wonderfully aromatic with subtly sweet coconut flavorful. Serve as a unique alternative to plain steamed rice. Coconut rice is a recipe that began as an experiment and has become a favorite…

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side dish - honey-ginger roasted carrots.

Honey-Ginger Roasted Carrots

Fresh carrots coated in a spicy sweet glaze of honey and ginger and roasted until just tender. These are an excellent addition to a holiday meal and simple enough for a weeknight. Recipe Highlights: Quick and easy recipe for holiday meals or family dinners Roasted carrots (and all roasted vegetables) have a nutty sweetness that often appeals to non-vegetable lovers. Low…

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Homemade Cranberry-Pear Sauce

Homemade cranberry sauce with pears | No refined sugar

Homemade cranberry sauce recipes frequently call for full cups of sugar so you wind up making more of a super sweet jam than a sauce that tastes like the fruit you used. I much prefer to taste the ingredients I went to the trouble of preparing. The tartness of cranberries provides an essential juxtaposition to the heavy richness in the rest…

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Chipotle Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Here’s a fun way to add a big splash of color to your plate. The first time I added chipotle chili to sweet potatoes was to make veggie burgers. The combination of naturally sweet and naturally smoky & spicy brought out the best of both ingredients. I knew it was blend of flavors I would come back to again and…

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Rice Pilaf with Lentils

Rice Pilaf with Lentils and Crispy Onions

Delightfully easy to prepare – this one pot pilaf is sure to become your go-to comfort food during the chilly months. Paper thin crispy fried onions give this super healthy dish just the right amount of naughtiness to be crave-worthy. Up the indulgence factor even further by topping with a sunny fried egg.  Recipe Highlights Quick healthy recipe needs barely 10…

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