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Freezing Brown Rice 101

Many people have asked more about my freezing brown rice technique.  It’s actually quite simple, but I thought I’d share the details because, of course, anything frozen can quickly become frost-bitten and gross if you don’t do it just so. Here’s the deets on freezing brown rice (or any type of grain, for that matter): [...]

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Prepping Steamed Greens

Eat your greens! I always KNEW I should eat stuff like collard greens, kale, Swiss chard, and mustard greens because they’re packed with nutrients and fiber, but I could never figure out how to prep the so they didn’t taste… well, absolutely disgusting.  Hah!  But really, greens are so delicious naturally that you don’t really [...]

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Prepping Quinoa

Quinoa is my favorite ‘grain’ ever.  I say ‘grain’ because it’s not actually a grain at all – it’s a seed! Other fun facts about quinoa:  it’s rich in amino acids, it’s a relative of spinach and Swiss chard, and 1/4 cup of uncooked quinoa contains loads of manganese, magnesium, and iron.   Quinoa is [...]

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Prepping Easy Baked Tofu

I cannot believe how many people are involved in buying a house!  I guess it’s one of those things that you just don’t fully understand until you go through it.  There are realtors, lawyers, paralegals, inspectors, brokers… Whew.   But I’m learning a lot from all these professionals, which is fun!  I want to know everything [...]

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Prepping Millet

This post is part of a new series called “Prepping…”  I plan to do some more simple how-to posts featuring fun ingredients and cooking techniques.  Next up: Prepping Baked Tofu and Prepping Quinoa.  If you have any requests, feel free to holler.   This is how I prep millet. Millet is technically a seed (thus, [...]

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