Spanish Rice

I have found that many times I can come up with a main dish to make for dinner, but unless I want roasted broccoli or asparagus for the fourth time that week, I sometimes have a hard time thinking of a good side dish to pair it with.  Sure, I could make a salad and call it a day, but there are times when I want something different that still fits the low carb model.  I think that's why, in the Standard American Diet, pasta, rice, and potatoes are staples because you can use them in so many different ways to bulk up a meal.  Cauliflower rice is a great, versatile side dish that can be made to accompany many different kinds of protein.  Like regular white or brown rice, it will absorb the flavors of the seasonings and sauces you choose.  It can be used as fried rice, the base of a stir fry, formed into sushi rolls, or used in pretty much any way regular rice is eaten.  I've seen many different low carb Mexican dishes the last few years, and I think this Spanish rice would be the perfect [Continue reading...]