Skinny Orange Brown Rice

Skinny Orange Brown Rice

Happy Meatless Monday! Brown rice is one of the healthiest side dishes along with quinoa, farro, buckwheat and oats. Switching from white rice to brown adds fiber to your diet and keeps you full longer. It takes time to get used to it but once you do, you will be happy you did.

Russian Chicken Rice Pilaf

Russian Chicken Rice Pilaf

Russian Chicken Rice Pilaf is called “plov”. It is basically chicken with rice, vegetables and spices. It is very popular in all former Soviet Union republics and is one of my favourite rice dishes. Traditionally it is made with lamb and comes from Uzbekistan. It has been adapted and made with chicken, pork and beef. I personally like it with chicken. It may seem hard to make but it’s not. Here are the rules for successful making of Russian Chicken Rice Pilaf: