20 Minute Dinner Recipe – Brown Rice Salad with Peanut Sauce

Hello from the sky! I’m on a plane on the way to San Francisco. Another day, another flight.


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Sadly, I had to say good-bye to Florida today. It was very very very nice while it lasted though…

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Running pose in the water. Because no one is around and I’m incapable of acting cool.



And now I’m on a plane reading Eat, Pray, Love – or as I call it, “White Girl Problems Part II”. We’ll discuss later.

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Before I forget – I wanted to share this healthy vegetarian, gluten free, happy happy recipe for Brown Rice Salad. I made it the other night and can’t wait to recreate it. This is a super easy summer-y dish that can be served cold, room temp or piping hot. brown rice peanut salad Brown Rice Salad with Peanut Sauce {vegetarian. gluten free. food.}

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Brown Rice Salad with Peanut Sauce


2 packages microwave brown rice (or the quick cook kind)

1 can beans of your choice – except jelly beans

1 can green peas

1 package Asian slaw mix

1/2 cup peanuts

1 cup peanut dressing – I used that Tamari *Gluten Free sauce below

Sriracha – optional, kinda.

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Directions: Make brown rice according to package directions. Mix all ingredients. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Let set an hour or more (you can make this the day before and stir before serving).

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BONUS: The next day I cooked it up with eggs and extra coconut aminos (like soy sauce) to make a brown rice stir-fry! *Note: soy sauce has gluten, so use a substitute if needed.

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Question: What are you having for dinner?

I’m having a salad I packed and 2 Quest bars. Maybe three.

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