December 12, 2017

Wild, Brown And White Rice Salad

Yield: 8 Servings

 This is a great dish to prepare ahead, the flavors will blend better. the leftovers make a great soup, just add some coconut and/or almond milk and some chicken stock or even water, simmer for 30-40 minutes and serve.

detox recipes1/2 Cup Wild Rice
1/2 Cup Brown Rice
1/2 Cup White Rice
3 Cups Water
2 Cups Chicken, Cooked White Or
-Dark Meat
2 Cups Black Beans, Cooked
1 Cup Slices Almonds, Toasted
1 Cup Cranberries, Dried
1 Cup Red Bell Peppers, Diced
Cilantro, to taste (optional)
1cup Celery, Sliced
1 Cup Purple Onion, Diced
2 Tablespoon Salba Seeds,
For the Vinaigrette
2 Tablespoon Red Wine Vinegar OR
-Sherry Wine Vinegar
1/2 Cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1 Large Garlic Clove
2 Thai Chili, Optional

 

1- In separate pans cook each 1/2 CUP of rice with 1 cup of water on medium heat partially covered until soft yet still chewy. (time will vary for each kind of rice: [Read more…]

Nutty Mushroom Stuffing

Yield: 10 Servings Preparation Time: 1 :00

This recipe is best prepared a day in advance. The variety of mushrooms will affect the final flavor. The wilder the mix of mushrooms the better. (Consider Oyster, shiitake, morrels, porcini, chanterelles, Portobello, white button, and crimini.)

detox recipes3 Pounds Mushrooms, Sliced Or Diced
1 Cup Shallots, Minced, You Can Substitute red onions
1 Cup Almonds, Whole, Roughly Chopped Or Sliced
1 Cup Leeks, Cut In Half, Washed & Sliced
1 Cup Pecans, Roughly Chopped
3 Cups Stock, Chicken, Or Vegetarian
5 Cloves Garlic, Minced
6 Sprigs Thyme, Fresh
1/2 Cup Flat Leaf Parsley, Chopped Fine
1/2 Cup White Wine, Dry
1 Bay Leaf, Fresh Or Dry
1-1/2 Cups Quinoa, Rinsed Under Cold Water
1/2 Cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Salt And Pepper To Taste

Heat 1/8 of a cup of olive oil in a large pot on medium heat. Add leeks and thyme, stir to coat. Very lightly salt and pepper then lower the heat to low. Cover and let sweat for approximately 15 minutes, until the leeks look clear and translucent, stirring every few minutes. Remove and place in a bowl.
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