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Cilantro Lime Rice with Beans

I have been curious about cooking with essential oils since I first got my Premium Starter Kit. Essential oils have such great health benefits, and they’re so much more potent than fruit juices or fresh herbs. If you are coming over from Pen of a Ready Writer, welcome! Here’s our first oily recipe experiment, Cilantro Lime Rice. It came out really well. Delicious, even! One tip about cooking with essential oils. Remember that essential oils are distilled at low temperatures, so if you heat them, they’re going to evaporate. It’s best to add the oils after the recipe is cooked, … Read more

Spicy Oven Baked Omelet

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Since our CSA began, we have been inundated by fresh vegetables. I’m not complaining. This week, instead of a stir fry, we combined our veggies into an oven omelet. I thought about making an omelet roll up, but decided against it at the last minute. I wasn’t sure how the pieces of bok choy would act in thin slices of egg. Because it’s made from chopped veggies, eggs, and cheese, an oven omelet is extremely versatile. It works with almost any combination of fresh or frozen veggies. I’ve even made it with an onion and a can of green chili … Read more

Quick & Easy Chicken Curry with Cilantro Couscous

How to make the best quick & easy chicken curry with cilantro couscous - This simple Indian recipe is perfect for weeknight dinners.

Joe and I have started a new adventure, inspired by our friend, Joanne. Joanne, who normally cooks very little, has made it her mission to cook a new recipe every week. In order to accomplish her goal, she has borrowed an assortment of cookbooks from friends and family. She marked the recipes she liked, and she’s working through the marked pages one week at a time. We were inspired. We’ve decided to do the same. This was our first experiment. It was delicious.   Adapted from a Pampered Chef recipe A Final Note (or two) I think this would be … Read more