Side Dishes

Becky's Gluten Free Spanish Rice

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As with most convenience foods, my go-to Spanish Rice mix contained wheat as a thickener. While there are gluten-free mixes available, I wanted to try my hand at a homemade version. A quick review of recipes on the internet shows that this dish is naturally gluten-free. No need to use cheap thickeners when you use real ingredients. One more reason to make home-cooked meals whenever possible! The key to extraordinary Spanish Rice is stir frying the uncooked rice in fat before adding other in

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3 Tablespoons oil or butter
1 onion, minced
1 garlic clove, minced
2 cups of long grain rice, uncooked
GF Chicken or GF vegetable stock - enough to match the amount of water called for on the cooking directions of your rice
1 can diced tomatoes & green chilies, such as Rotel
1/4 tsp cumin (optional)
pinch of oregano
1 tsp sea salt
1. Heat oil or butter in a large, deep skillet on medium high. 2. the uncooked rice and toss in oil or butter. 3. Stir fry until the rice starts to brown, stirring often. 4. Add onion and cook 2-3 minutes,...
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Nutritions

Calories
321

Sodium
585mg
24% DV

Fat
6g
10% DV

Protein
5g
11% DV

Carbs
57g
19% DV

Fiber
2g
8% DV

Marinated Taro Root

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A marinated snack that can be used to replace late night bad habit cravings!

8 small taro roots
water
salt
1 cup yogurt, mixed with enough water to submerge roots (add salt)
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  1. Wash the taro roots well.
  2. Slightly cut a slit into each root, but not big enough to split the root into two pieces. This will allow the water and marinade to go into the taro root

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Nutritions

Calories
103

Sodium
946mg
39% DV

Fat
1g
2% DV

Protein
7g
14% DV

Carbs
17g
5% DV

Fiber
4g
18% DV
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