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Easy Jeera Rice (Instant Pot or Stovetop)

If (like us) you’re a fan of Indian cuisine and find yourself ordering it regularly, then you’ve probably enjoyed jeera rice: the perfectly spiced rice that sometimes accompanies your curry.
While developing a new recipe (coming soon!), we were cravin…

Easy Jeera Rice (Instant Pot or Stovetop)

If (like us) you’re a fan of Indian cuisine and find yourself ordering it regularly, then you’ve probably enjoyed jeera rice: the perfectly spiced rice that sometimes accompanies your curry.

While developing a new recipe (coming soon!), we were craving that fluffy, restaurant-style rice and got to testing! The result is our EASY, inspired version of jeera rice made with just 4 ingredients. Let us show you how it’s done!

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Creamy Vegan Tofu Cauliflower Curry (Korma-Inspired)

Does it get more comforting than plopping on the couch with a bowl of curry and your favorite TV show? Welcome to your plans for tonight. This comforting vegan curry features roasted cauliflower and tofu cooked in a creamy, korma-inspired cashew sauce….

Creamy Vegan Tofu Cauliflower Curry (Korma-Inspired)

Does it get more comforting than plopping on the couch with a bowl of curry and your favorite TV show? Welcome to your plans for tonight. This comforting vegan curry features roasted cauliflower and tofu cooked in a creamy, korma-inspired cashew sauce.

It’s nourishing, flavor-packed, and comes together with simple methods and just 10 ingredients. Don’t be surprised if you lick your bowl clean! Let’s do this!

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Instant Pot Rice

Making fluffy, perfect white rice in the Instant Pot is easy, delicious, and foolproof with this simple method! Instant Pot Rice Rice is such an essential food in Latin and Asian cultures. It’s one of my favorite foods, and I eat it almost ev…

Making fluffy, perfect white rice in the Instant Pot is easy, delicious, and foolproof with this simple method! Instant Pot Rice Rice is such an essential food in Latin and Asian cultures. It’s one of my favorite foods, and I eat it almost every day. I make it so often that I could make it in my

Easy Lemon Rice (Greek-Inspired)

Introducing the perfect side for your next Mediterranean-inspired meal: lemon rice! Our EASY vegan take on this savory, lemony, Greek dish is equally fluffy, flavorful, and SO versatile. It’s amazing with falafel, hummus, grilled veggies, and bey…

Easy Lemon Rice (Greek-Inspired)

Introducing the perfect side for your next Mediterranean-inspired meal: lemon rice! Our EASY vegan take on this savory, lemony, Greek dish is equally fluffy, flavorful, and SO versatile. It’s amazing with falafel, hummus, grilled veggies, and beyond!

Just 1 pot, 5 ingredients, and 25 minutes required to level up your go-to grain. Let us show you how!

If you’ve eaten at a Greek restaurant and wondered what’s in that delicious rice accompanying your main dish, you’re not alone!

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Crispy Kimchi Rice Fritters (Vegan + GF)

Spicy, crispy fritters in just 30 minutes? Tell us more! These Korean-inspired fritters give leftover rice a new spice on life and pack in some tangy, probiotic-rich goodness from kimchi at the same time. And when you top them with a creamy sriracha sa…

Crispy Kimchi Rice Fritters (Vegan + GF)

Spicy, crispy fritters in just 30 minutes? Tell us more! These Korean-inspired fritters give leftover rice a new spice on life and pack in some tangy, probiotic-rich goodness from kimchi at the same time. And when you top them with a creamy sriracha sauce? Oh MY, they’re good, friends! 

These fritters are the ultimate comforting side paired with your favorite protein or alongside other Korean-inspired recipes (including two new ones coming soon!).

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Creamy Vegan Rice Pudding

Does it get more classic than a bowl of rice pudding? Talk about nostalgia! We’d been craving this comforting dessert for far too long, and so our perfected vegan version was born. It’s perfectly sweet, super creamy, and SO classic!
Naturally sweetened…

Creamy Vegan Rice Pudding

Does it get more classic than a bowl of rice pudding? Talk about nostalgia! We’d been craving this comforting dessert for far too long, and so our perfected vegan version was born. It’s perfectly sweet, super creamy, and SO classic!

Naturally sweetened and just 7 ingredients, 1 pot, and 25 minutes required. Let’s make rice pudding!

Origins of Rice Pudding

Rice pudding exists in many forms in cultures around the world (source).

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Instant Pot Coconut Rice (Perfect Every Time!)

Rice is always the right answer. It’s the perfect base for countless dishes, and this Instant Pot Coconut Rice is the quickest and easiest way to take your everyday rice to the next level! 
It’s fluffy, subtly sweet, and perfectly coconutty. And t…

Instant Pot Coconut Rice (Perfect Every Time!)

Rice is always the right answer. It’s the perfect base for countless dishes, and this Instant Pot Coconut Rice is the quickest and easiest way to take your everyday rice to the next level! 

It’s fluffy, subtly sweet, and perfectly coconutty. And the flavors pair beautifully with entrées like Samoan chicken (recipe coming soon!), Massaman Curry, and Thai Yellow Coconut Curry. The best part?

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Easy Kitchari (Instant Pot Friendly!)

There’s a lot to love about kitchari, the cozy Ayurvedic porridge made with rice and lentils. It’s comforting, nourishing, infused with warming spices, and incredibly customizable. Our inspired take is Instant Pot friendly, making it a 1-pot and 30-min…

Easy Kitchari (Instant Pot Friendly!)

There’s a lot to love about kitchari, the cozy Ayurvedic porridge made with rice and lentils. It’s comforting, nourishing, infused with warming spices, and incredibly customizable. Our inspired take is Instant Pot friendly, making it a 1-pot and 30-minute dish! Let us show you how it’s done.

What is Kitchari?

Kitchari (also known as khichurikhichri, or khichdi) is a dish with ancient roots in India.

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Vegan Rice Pudding

You only need seven ingredients to make this tasty recipe. This creamy vegan rice pudding is made with almond milk and flavored with orange, maple, and warm cinnamon spices.  When you take a bit of this dairy-, coconut-, and gluten-free rice pudding, y…

You only need seven ingredients to make this tasty recipe. This creamy vegan rice pudding is made with almond milk and flavored with orange, maple, and warm cinnamon spices.  When you take a bit of this dairy-, coconut-, and gluten-free rice pudding, you’ll find that it doesn’t lack any flavor. Whip up this vegan pudding for a delicious dessert today.  This Vegan Rice Pudding is… Easy to Make  Simple (Few Ingredients)  Coconut-Free  Dairy-Free  Gluten-Free Vegan Friendly  Vegetarian  Loaded with creamy flavors  How to Make Vegan Rice Pudding  Grab a pot and place it on the stove. Add in all your ingredients.  Whisk together the mixture and bring to a boil, stirring occasionally.  Once the rice thickens, stir continuously until the rice is fully cooked.  Remove from the stove and add your favorite rice pudding toppings.  Scroll down for the full recipe with measurements and detailed instructions. Tips & Tricks  Variety Of Rice  I find a long grain white rice does best with this recipe. You will find that other varieties, like brown rice, etc., won’t produce the same creamy, flavorful texture.  Heavy-Bottom Pot  You will find that investing in a great heavy-bottom pot is important. A nice heavy-bottom pot is […]

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Riz au lait (French rice pudding)

Recently I was contacted by a film production company that was proposing to include me in a series. They were interested in what I do and mentioned they wanted to come over and film me in my office, along with all the people I work with. I hated to disappoint them, but I had to tell them that it’s just was me sitting in front…

Recently I was contacted by a film production company that was proposing to include me in a series. They were interested in what I do and mentioned they wanted to come over and film me in my office, along with all the people I work with. I hated to disappoint them, but I had to tell them that it’s just was me sitting in front of my computer, or hanging around my kitchen, wielding my camera while trying to balancing a spoon on the edge of a saucepan so it doesn’t fall in, or coaxing a quickly-melting scoop of ice cream into something that’ll look presentable when I publish the recipe for you.

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