If you ever find yourself at a Korean restaurant and unsure about what to order, know that you can't go wrong in ordering bi bim bap (pronounced bee-beem-bahp).
Bi bim means "mixed," while bap means "rice." But bi bim bap is far more than mixed rice. It calls for perfectly cooked rice with a number of well seasoned vegetables, mixed with sesame oil and just a touch of red chili paste. If you enjoy mushrooms, eggs, chicken, or beef, you can add any one or all of these items to create your own version of bi bim bap. Read more about How to Make Bi Bim Bap
For a hearty and nutritious meal in cool weather, few dishes can match the nutrient-density and flavor found in a bowl of vegetarian chili. Full of legumes, tomatoes, and a number of antioxidant-rich spices, the following vegetarian chili recipe is a healthy choice for every organ system in your body. Read more about Best Vegetarian Chili Recipe
If you don't have trouble digesting whole grains that contain naturally occurring gluten, oats make for a healthy and satisfying meal - a bowl of hot oatmeal is especially nice on cold fall and winter mornings.
Of the many varieties of oats on the market, your best choice is steel-cut oats, which are whole oat groats that have been cut into small pieces. Steel-cut oats are more nutritious than varieties like rolled or quick oats, which are somewhat nutrient-depleted due to heavier processing. Read more about How to Make Healthy Oatmeal
Though authentic jambalaya typically calls for sausage and/or seafood, this meat-free version is still big on flavor and is likely to be appreciated by vegans, vegetarians, and omnivores alike. Read more about Healthy Jambalaya Recipe
This healthy and highly satisfying potato salad gets better as the potatoes and crunchy vegetables marinate in the accompanying aromatic and tangy dressing, making this dish a great choice to pack for lunch or a picnic.
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