Gallo Pinto

Gallo Pinto Gallo Pinto is probably the most ubiquitous dish in Costa Rica. This deceptively simple dish of rice and beans is surprisingly delicious and a hearty mainstay for much of Central America. It was one of the first things that we were served when we arrived in Costa Rica. Our first breakfast here was…

Cilantro Lime Rice

Cilantro Lime Rice Rice is one of the most common and important foods in the world. Without it we would struggle even more to feed our growing population. It is a mainstay in diets from Asia to the Americas and there are a thousand different ways to prepare it. This is my absolute favorite. This…

Coconut Crusted Tofu with Pineapple Fried Brown Rice

Coconut Crusted Tofu with Pineapple Fried Brown Rice This recipe is amazing. Absolutely one of our new favorites! This is another idea that originally came from another recipe and over time became my own. I’ve made this Coconut Crusted Tofu several times now and every time I’ve made something else to go with it. It…

Mexican Brown Rice

Mexican Brown Rice I grew up eating Mexican style rice a made a variety of ways. Everything from prepackaged mixes to authentic homemade rice from a Mexican family in the U.S. or in Mexico and it has always been one of my favorite foods. However, a few years ago I starting eating more whole grains…