There are so many new rice options available and the Lotus Foods organic varieties are delicious options. One of my favorites is the Organic Jade Pearl variety that is both organic and gluten-free. It pairs really well with vegetables and in this recipe, I used onions, asparagus, basil, and a tablespoon of capers.
You can experiment with different veggies, but I would suggest you try this one first!
My neighbor surprised me with some delicious, organic homegrown tomatoes and green peppers. They, however, were super-ripe and needed to be either turned into a sauce or cooked in a casserole. I also had some Soyrizo on hand and decided to make some Mexican Lasagna. The Enchilada Sauce was adapted from Cookie and Cate!
YUM! I noticed some great looking organic fennel in the grocery store the other day and picked up some. I wasn’t quite sure what I was going to do with it but bought it anyway!
When I was young I remember holiday dinners were always finished with a stalk of fennel and a small glass of red wine for dipping. The licorice-taste and crisp texture always had me looking forward to this tradition.
I decided to roast the fennel, using the entire head (about the size of a fist), without the leaves. The result…bellissimo!