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Protein Packed Spinach & Red Rice Pesto

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UPDATED June 14th, 2018  Red rice is a variety of rice with bran that is red, purple or maroon in color (unlike Mexican Red Rice, Arroz Rojo, which gets its color from crushed tomatoes). Among popular varieties is Bhutanese and Red Cargo…

Asopao de Pollo (Chicken & Rice Gumbo)

  UPDATED January 12th, 2018 A Classic Easy Gumbo Recipe Asopao de Pollo, or Chicken & Rice Gumbo, is more than a soup, yet not quite a stew. GOYA® Medium-Grain Rice thickens this Asopao de Pollo recipe and GOYA® Adobo…
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A Whole Grain Foods Breakfast as Porcupine Meatballs

There’s nothing more comforting than to start off your day with a bowl of your favorite cereal, as the healthy ones are usually filled with great sources of whole grain foods. Well there’s another way you can put that box to use: crunchy…

It's Nice with Rice: 8 New Rice Recipe Ideas to Cook Up Now

Every culture uses rice in its cuisine. From Chinese Fried to Cuban Black Beans and Rice, so many cultures seem to have their own rice recipe ideas. Rice does more than stretch a meal to feed extra mouths; whole grain rice provides needed…

Some Like It Hot: Spicy Mexican Rice Recipe

Rice is a wonderful gluten-free option that always satisfies--especially when it is loaded with flavor and zest. This classic Mexican rice side dish adds a jalapeño, giving it just the right amount of kick. Best of all is quick and easy…

Coconut Arroz con Leche: Dessert Rice Pudding

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Arroz con leche, or rice pudding, was a favorite of mine as a kid. Not many desserts have a children’s song named after them, so right away you know that it has to be good. I recently got a craving to revive this classic, but I thought…
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Abuelita’s Recipes: Arroz al Horno (Baked Rice) Valenciano

UPDATED August 1st, 2016 Even better the next day: Arroz al Horno Valenciano with Cocido Madrileño leftovers. My abuelita is a native of Valencia, Spain and when she was a child, she and her family used to have Cocido Madrileño on Sundays.…

Acid Reflux Solution: Spanish Chicken & Rice

If my mother sees this recipe, I’m going to have a lot of explaining to do. It was a challenge to convey all the flavors of the traditional Cuban dish but keep the GERD* components at bay. Lighter and leaner than the original, this Spanish…

Weekend Cooking: Paella Soup

I love to take traditional recipes and give them new twists. This one is a riff on the classic Spanish dish of saffron-hued rice studded with sausage and seafood. Once I came up with the idea, many failed attempts ensued until one day I found…