Remember how I’m on a mission to add more colorful salads to my winter dinners? Again, it’s not that I don’t like them, but for some reason, in the winter time, I just don’t make many salads. Whenever I do, I rejoice in how colorful and fresh and delicious they are – kind of like a burst of spring or summer in the middle of an all too dreary time of the year.
So the other day I was scouting the aisles at Sprouts (do you have them by you?) and I spied Forbidden Rice. Sounds ominous, I know, but I’ve read about it, and was curious. It’s almost black looking uncooked, but while it’s cooking, the water turns brilliant purple! So purple, I totally expected to smell grape or blueberry or something crazy like that when I lifted the lid. Continue Reading..