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Mexican Green Rice
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Mexican green rice recipe This is not that orange/reddish rice that is served at almost every Mexican restaurant. My husband (unlike me) is not a rice and beans guy. More of the meat and potatoes… Me being hispanic I am all about rice. He will eat it but not really enjoy it. Until he ate

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Pork Chops with Wild Rice
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Pork chops recipe from the Midwest This pork chops recipe comes from my husbands family in the Midwest. This is an easy and fulfilling meal for the family. It was interesting for me to make it for two reasons. One – it has sentimental value to my husband since this is one of the regular

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Vegan rice balls
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Vegan rice balls is the star of this simple everyday lunch which includes pinto beans and purple/red cabbage. Ingredients: Beans- 1 cup of soaked and cooked pinto beans 1/2 zucchini 1 small carrot green onions parsley coconut  oil pink salt Rice balls – 1 cup cooked rice (brown, basmati or jasmine) 2 Tablespoons rice flour

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Kabocha Squash Gnocchi
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Kabocha Squash Gnocchi is great! Squash is in season so this is the perfect recipe for fall. Especially if you love Kabocha like I do! In Brazil we call Kabocha squash, Japanese Pumpkin. Which makes sense, since the word “Kabocha” literally means Pumpkin in Japanese. Squash is in season so this is the perfect recipe

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