With my recent interest (ok, borderline obsession) with all things Asian, rice noodles keep showing up in my meals. Whether it’s in pho or a bed for curry, I’m loving all things rice noodles.

Imagine my surprise when I recently found Brown Rice Noodles! I was beyond thrilled (as only a Nutritionist could be) and immediately put them in my cart, knowing I could certainly come up with a way to use them. Like Angharad’s authentic Pad Thai (seen above).

The main difference between the white and brown – besides one version being whole grain and one not -  is really the 4 grams of fiber. The white rice noodles don’t contain any fiber and almost everyone could use a little more fiber in life, so it’s an easy, natural swap. :) Even the pickiest of eaters won’t detect that it’s “healthy!”

The two varieties are Pad Thai (Fettucine) Brown Rice Noodles and Maifun (Angel Hair) Brown Rice Noodles and they are without a doubt, the newest pantry staple of mine!

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haiti: day of meals

I showed you some of the customary Haitian food last year, but I wanted to show you what a typical day of food looks like. Now this is more than what most Haitians eat on a daily basis, but still much less than most Americans. They feed us very, very well and the food is

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guest post: baked rigatoni with roasted vegetables

Thank you Jess from Ica Jell Eats for this wonderful recipe. I can’t wait to make it when I get back from Haiti! Be sure to check out her blog! I have always loved Fall. It’s the meeting of most of my favorite things: warm days with cool nights, baseball and football, local breweries and

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review: blake’s mac & cheese with chicken

Please don’t tell me I’m the only one who gets sucked into the frozen aisle at Whole Foods. I literally scour those aisles every time I’m there. Well, I guess I do that to all of the aisles. (Don’t want to miss any new products!) I’ve seen Blake’s products for years at food shows and

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black pepper & parmesan pasta

As I prepare for my upcoming trip to Haiti, I am constantly reminded of how rich my life is. I’ve got a warm surrounding of family, friends, a fiance and of course my “Internet friends.” I’ve got more than enough food and even though I rarely, ok never, feel like I’m swimming in money, I

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restaurant: Pho79

I don’t know what it is about Pho (actually pronounced fuh), but I’ve been beyond obsessed. My post for Project Food Blog Challenge #2 was all about Pho, but it started long before that challenge. My first experience was in Boston, where thankfully we had a pro guiding us along. And then a more recent amazing bowl at Pho

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project food blog #3: luxury dinner party

All good meals start with prosecco. Don’t believe me? Try it. Luxury Dinner Parties conjure up an array of memories – I think of my Aunt Frances whose parties always included champagne and caviar. I think of Dinner Club, my parents group of 4 couples who have dinner together once a month and have been

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