okra fried rice
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Okra Fried Rice

This is a simple vegetarian dish that's easy and nutritious for a weeknight. Toasted garlic will impart a lot of flavor to the rice, and the scrambled eggs add a light and fluffy texture to the dish. If you want this vegan style, you can leave out the eggs. Ingredients: 1 cup rice1/2 head of… Continue reading Okra Fried Rice

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Roast Chicken Thighs with Potatoes and Olives

This is an elegant, simple dish that takes only a few minutes of prep work. The rest is done by the oven. The olives give it a bit of a Mediterranean flair and a bite of brine/tartness. Ingredients: 1 pack chicken thighs 3-4 small potatoes, cut into quarters butter to taste olives to taste Preheat… Continue reading Roast Chicken Thighs with Potatoes and Olives

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Enchiladas

Enchiladas are basically burritos lain side by side and topped with tomato sauce, cheese and sour cream. What takes them to the next level is finishing them off in the oven. A couple notes about the sour cream if you want to be creative: You can make your own by beating a bit of white… Continue reading Enchiladas

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Fish and Chips–Without the Chips

If you want to make fish and chips without the added heaviness of the chips, here's a quick and easy dinner idea. I substitute the chips with caprese. Ingredients: 1 bag of basa filets 1 cup whole wheat flour salt and pepper (desired amount) 1 egg, beaten seltzer (enough to create a paste-like batter) a… Continue reading Fish and Chips–Without the Chips