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Spring challenge Day 4- Rice, Avocado, And Corn Salad

  Rice, Avocado, And Corn Salad Dressing 1 Tablespoon lemon juice 1 Tablespoon olive oil 1 Tablespoon brown rice vinegar 1 Tablespoon shoyu   Salad 1/2 Cup almonds Kernels from 2 ears of corn 2 Avocados 3 Cups cooked brown rice 2 Dill pickles,diced 1/2 Small red onion, finely chopped   To make the dressing, […]

Spring Challenge Day 2- Perfect Brown Rice

Welcome to your first day of the Spring Cooking Challenge. Day 1 was picking your cookbook. Today we start cooking. Let me know with comments and pictures how your challenge is going! Perfect Brown Rice 2 Cups short- or medium-grain brown rice, soaked in spring water overnight if possible 4 Cups spring water 2 Pinches […]

Whole Foods Supper Club – GRAINS!

AN INTERACTIVE COOKING CLASS SERIES WINTER, SPRING, SUMMER, FALL   This month it’s all about GRAINS! Thursday March 15th at 6:30 p.m Tasty whole foods supper club. Fun, interactive cooking classes. After all the washing,sorting, chopping, slicing, sauteing, flipping and frying you get to sit down and enjoy our creations. With humor and guidance we […]

Day 1- Steak Tartare

(April fools) Summer Style Fried Rice, by Aveline Kushi 1-2 Tbsp Dark sesame oil 1 Cup crumbled tofu 1/2 Cup diced onion 1 Tbsp chopped scallion roots 1 Cup fresh corn kernels (scraped from 1 medium sized ear of corn) 2 Cups cooked brown rice 1-2 Tbsp tamari soy sauce or sea salt 1/2 Cup […]

Packing,driving,moving in….too busy to cook!

We are slowly settling in for the summer back on beautiful Prince Edward Island.  We have been so busy that for the past couple of days I’ve only managed to make one-pot meals, like soups and rice dishes. Check out this great recipe from Aveline Kushi and Wendy Esko, we love it! Brown Rice with […]


I guess part of me is still in Tobago. I’ve been cooking Caribbean food, mostly homemade roti, mild curries and rice. I have a few books about Rastafarianism and I was thinking about their diet and the similarities between it and macrobiotics… The Rastafarians believe that they are what they eat. They shun additives, preservatives and processed […]

Rice Is Nice!

Rice and corn Patties 4 Cups cooked short grain organic brown rice 1/2 Cup corn flour 1 Tbsp arrowroot flour diluted in a little water 1 Cup fresh corn niblets 1/2 Tsp sea salt 1/2 Cup green onion , finely sliced 2 Cloves garlic, minced (optional) 1 Tbsp dried sage Corn oil for baking Preheat […]


Wild rice, sweet rice, brown rice, long grain, short grain, red rice, white rice,jasmine rice, sticky rice,sake rice,basmati rice…   So many kinds of rice!  So how about a Rice song! [youtube width=”300″ height=”300″][/youtube]


Happy New Year Everyone! We love to have sushi, so sushi it was last night! What a wonderful thing. It has all the food groups rolled up into one perfect bite!  Iron,zinc,copper,calcium,fiber,b1,protein,manganese,and lots more…. ( Many cultures believe that anything in the shape of a ring is good luck, because it symbolizes “coming full circle,” completing […]